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 ...Read More »
As if finding a job wasn’t hard enough in this economy, a report released this week by New York-based online job search engine Juju.com ranks Charlotte 16th in job-search difficulty. Washington, D.C., was ranked the least difficult place to find ...
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When Shaw Power Group announced Tuesday plans to add 225 jobs in Charlotte, it electrified economic development officials, who have been trying to raise the city’s profile as an energy capital. SPG, part of Baton Rouge, La.-based The Shaw Group, ...Read More »
Google this: western North Carolina is quickly becoming a hot spot to locate a data center. With companies such as Facebook, Apple, Wipro and, of course, Google investing millions in smaller, more rural towns to develop sites into large data ...Read More »
With Mecklenburg County’s unemployment rate at 10.5 percent and the economy still sluggish, it’s no wonder that nearly all candidates in the upcoming Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners races have vowed to make the economy their No. 1 priority if ...Read More »