Chris Hemans, director of retail for Charlotte Center City Partners, took the stage Tuesday to address the Commercial Real Estate Women luncheon at the Charlotte Country Club – and he did so to the dulcet tones of “Uptown Funk” by ...Read More »
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David Furman wants to put Charlotte on the map as one of America’s most well-designed cities. He was recognized for his contributions April 23 as the recipient of the 2015 Charlotte Center City Partners Vision Award, which recognizes a community ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Charlotte Center City Partners has been tracking pedestrian foot traffic in uptown and South End for the past nine months, using sensors that detect changes in temperature when people walk past them. Data collected by the sensors, which ...
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CHARLOTTE – Cherry was founded in the late 1800s as Charlotte’s first workforce housing, a neighborhood for skilled and unskilled black laborers. That’s the history, and history is key to the present and future of the city’s second-oldest traditionally black ...Read More »
Charlotte architect David Furman was inside a room of dozens of developers and builders who city officials had asked to get together to discuss the master plan for uptown. It was the late 1990s, uptown was still growing in starts ...Read More »
Age: 48 Lives in: Rock Hill, S.C. Family: wife, Marie; children, Jesse, 7, Jake, 5 Education: bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering technology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Joel Matthews likes to blow stuff up. He’s been doing it for ...Read More »
On June 9, Charlotte-based Bissell Cos. started construction on two office buildings in Ballantyne Corporate Park. The company calls it the largest speculative office project in the U.S. The $100 million project will add another 550,000 square feet to the ...Read More »
Darrell Boyette’s cigar shop, Tinderbox, is in Overstreet Mall, a collection of stores inside some of uptown’s high-rise buildings. It’s Tinderbox’s smallest location, and Boyette, the general manager, sees 80 to 100 customers every day at the store, which he ...
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ReVenture Park’s plan to burn Mecklenburg County’s trash to produce electricity has gone up in flames. In a city that’s trying to diversify its economy from one focused mostly on banking, the loss of a project that would have generated ...
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Charlotte’s South End has an artsy — some might even say funky — vibe, with its easy access to light rail and historic buildings. The businesses the area is known for are, generally speaking, small outfits that feel at home ...Read More »