Charlotte-based Nucor Corp. today said it has been awarded an air-quality permit for an iron-making facility it has planned for Louisiana, paving the way for construction to start. The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality issued the permit for the project, which ...Read More »
Charlotte has been ranked as having the best business climate in a survey of U.S. site selectors, beating Atlanta, Chicago and other major cities. The results of the survey, conducted by New York-based Development Counsellors International, were released today. The survey, which ...
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The recovery of Charlotte’s commercial real estate market might take longer than other major cities. That was the message of one speaker Wednesday during a real estate forecast forum in Charlotte. “Charlotte’s clouds may not clear as quickly as others ...Read More »
Susan Lindsay remembers when she was a teenager, in the 1950s, how she and her cousins used to “cruise” Independence Boulevard, popping into the mom-and-pop shops along the road. “It was the typical early ‘50s strip development,” said Lindsay, vice ...Read More »
While the seeds were already planted, the recession and the tremors it sent through the financial sector helped pave the way for new industries in Charlotte. Although the city is still known as a banking capital, some expect those new ...
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The town of Matthews said it is accepting applications for positions on its planning board, which makes recommendations on zoning cases, proposed subdivisions and land-use plans to the town’s commissioners. The board meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month. ...Read More »
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Board of Education has approved changing school bell schedules and reducing funding for its weighted-student staffing program as part of a plan by Superintendent Peter Gorman to cut $100 million from the district’s 2011-12 operating budget. The ...Read More »
The Southern Piedmont/Charlotte Better Business Bureau has released its “Dirty Dozen” list of local businesses with the most unanswered complaints in 2010. In 2010, consumers filed 15,118 complaints with the BBB against businesses in the Southern Piedmont area of North ...Read More »