In a revelation that is angering environmentalists, the state is not required to hold public hearings before it awards an air-quality permit for ReVenture Park’s controversial waste-to-energy plant proposed for western Mecklenburg County. That doesn’t mean there won’t be any ...Read More »
Charlotte’s hotel occupancy rate fell in December to 46.2 percent from 55 percent in November, but it was up 7.6 percent from December 2009, the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority said today. For 2010, Charlotte-area occupancy was 57.2 percent, up 11.1 ...
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Marcia Teal gets phone calls from clients every time Mecklenburg County conducts its property revaluation. Teal, broker-in-charge of Charlotte-based Dickens-Mitchener and Associates, said that during her 22 years as a real estate agent, property owners have called her as soon ...Read More »
Wells Fargo & Co. chief financial officer Howard Atkins is retiring and the bank’s chief administrative officer and senior executive vice president will fill the post. Timothy Sloan, 50, will replace Atkins immediately, Wells Fargo said. Atkins’ retirement is not related to ...
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Mecklenburg County officials today said the county will start using “strategic sourcing” to buy goods and services, a move expected to save $6 million to $10 million a year. As part of a contract with Deloitte Consulting, which stands to ...Read More »
First Trust Bank in Charlotte put in a high bid of $2.4 million for Midtown Sundries bar and restaurant in Cornelius during a foreclosure sale Friday at the Mecklenburg County Courthouse. The purchase is not yet final, as there’s a 10-day period ...Read More »
Charlotte metropolitan area home sales rose 3.7 percent in January from the same month a year ago, but the average sales price fell 6.2 percent, the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association said today. There were 1,414 closings last month compared with 1,363 in January ...
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As much as Kelly St. Claire, a resident of the Highland Creek neighborhood, is glad that the last leg of the Interstate 485 belt will be completed in the next three years, she still has concerns. With the traffic buildup ...Read More »