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The Queen City tries to extinguish the Cigar City’s allure (access required)

(Editor’s note: Part four of a five-part occasional series on the top cities that Charlotte competes with.) This year, Charlotte and Tampa, Fla., got some major convention news. The Queen City found out that it is going to be the ...

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Domain names remain the same (access required)

When the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers announced last month that new Internet domain names would become available in January, the news was heralded as changing the face of the Internet forever. But in Charlotte, some businesspeople are ...

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Growing debate (access required)

When it comes to promoting Charlotte, economic developers like to point to the treetops. The Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, for one, boasts on its website that Charlotte is known as a tree city. The city has been fighting to protect ...

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Westinghouse industrial corridor has been booming. Now, some predict it will run out of space (access required)

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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Nashville, with its music scene, and Charlotte, a bank town, compete for convention biz (access required)

Although more than 400 miles and the Great Smoky Mountains separate Charlotte and Nashville, the two cities have a lot in common. For one, they are about the same size. Second, they are examples of progressive “New South” cities. As ...

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Rivalry with Raleigh intensifies as capital city cashes in on banking (access required)

Searching for a place to build a technology-development center in 2009, Deutsche Bank AG considered various cities, including Charlotte, Raleigh and Maryland. Unfortunately for Charlotte, the Germany-based investment bank picked Cary, a town just outside Raleigh in Wake County. In ...

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1 Charlotte business to get ‘extreme’ makeover as part of Small Business Week

One small business in Charlotte will be given an “extreme” makeover as part of Small Business Week May 16-20, the city said. The city, Central Piedmont Community College’s Institute for Entrepreneurship and the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring the makeover, which involves ...

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