CHARLOTTE – The city is back to square one on the redevelopment of Eastland Mall, after City Council members voted unanimously Monday to reject a request from Studio Charlotte Development for a five-month extension on exclusive negotiating rights. The two ...Read More »
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CHARLOTTE – Well, that’s a wrap. Less than six months after starting exclusive negotiations with Studio Charlotte Development to redevelop Eastland Mall, the city has decided to go in a different direction before the film-studio idea got past preproduction. The ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The $300 million plan to bring a movie studio complex to Eastland Mall, two years in the making, is hanging on by the tiniest string of the thinnest thread after last week’s meeting of the City Council Economic ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – City officials last week got a little clarity on what a film studio developer has in mind for the redevelopment of the 80-acre site of the former Eastland Mall. In a presentation in front of the city’s Economic ...Read More »
Steele Creek in southwest Charlotte is home to the largest industrial corridor in the Carolinas. This warehousing and manufacturing powerhouse has more than 20 million square feet of industrial space. It is the workplace of more than 44,000 employees. Easy ...
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A city program that is supposed to provide funding to developers in order to help turn around distressed and forgotten-about areas has itself become neglected. It might seem odd considering that it’s not easy today for developers to get project ...
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You have to spend money to make money. Such seems to be the logic behind the Business Investment Program, in which Mecklenburg County, usually in conjunction with the city of Charlotte, awards grants to businesses building new facilities in the ...Read More »
From expanding facilities, mergers and acquisitions and the creation of new jobs, there’s been a spate of business announcements in Charlotte recently. Some say the announcements indicate that the region’s business climate is improving, but they are hesitant to say ...
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Casey Hickey thought that once the representative from the city of Charlotte’s zoning department came out to her shop, where she and her husband sold wine and chocolates, they could get their business license from Mecklenburg County. That’s what staff ...Read More »
In June 2009, Mecklenburg County and the city of Charlotte were allocated $57.8 million in federal bond money to help businesses fund capital projects and jump-start the local economy. Despite the availability of that funding – Recovery Zone Facility Bonds, ...
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