Charlotte-based Chapter47 Communications said it has signed a contract to provide ghostwriting services to My Team of Experts Inc., its former parent company. The public relations firm is based at 6000 Providence Glen Road.Read More »
Ed Christenbury’s family has been farming its tract of land off Mount Holly-Huntersville Road since the 1940s. Since then, Charlotte’s city limits have inched closer and more people have divided once-large properties into neighborhoods. Today, the city’s limit is only ...Read More »
In an area where much of the business development is clustered near the highways, The Shoppes at Highland Creek shopping center, at the intersection of Prosperity Church and Ridge roads in north Charlotte, is somewhat off the beaten path. Four ...
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Chuck Hicks and his property revaluation team have borne the brunt of scrutiny from skeptical Mecklenburg County homeowners. But his philosophy is more in line with an anti-tax tea-partier than a government fat cat. “I feel badly that we’re party ...Read More »
Alonzo Ordonez left Costa Rica about 13 years ago for the United States. Like many others in his position, he was searching for opportunity. College educated, Ordonez was a music teacher before moving to Charlotte. But to make ends meet ...Read More »
When a property goes into foreclosure for unpaid property taxes, it can be a pain for county government, burdening it with liabilities and maintenance costs. But to some nonprofits and other developers, the foreclosures are like real estate aspirin, alleviating ...
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From October to November, a record-high 3,500 jobs were shed in Charlotte’s leisure and hospitality industry, according to the latest unemployment data from the Employment Security Commission of North Carolina. It’s the most jobs lost in a single month in ...
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The average hotel occupancy rate in the Charlotte area and the average cost for a room increased in November from November 2009, according to the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority. The average hotel occupancy rate climbed to 55 percent in November, up 6.4 percent. ...
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As in 2009, auto dealers were the most-complained-about business in the 20-county southern Piedmont area in 2010, the Better Business Bureau said today. The ranking was part of the BBB’s annual report on business types with the most inquiries and ...Read More »
The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles said Friday that it is accepting applications to operate a license plate agency in the Charlotte area, because the lease for 5622 E. Independence Blvd. has expired. The agency on Independence will operate on a month-to-month ...Read More »