For the Democratic National Convention Committee, being given the keys to Time Warner Cable Arena this week is a bit like being entrusted with the keys to a parent’s car. The goal is to return it without a scratch.Read More »
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Not long after the Democratic National Committee announced that Charlotte had been selected for its 2012 convention, local homeowners perceived a one-of-a-kind opportunity. But many homeowners with dollar signs in their eyes are still waiting for takers.Read More »
While Charlotte boosters are on cloud nine about the 2012 Democratic National Convention, some contractors haven’t been as blissful, complaining that they’ll be passed over in favor of union labor.Read More »
The economy was creeping along and construction projects weren’t exactly waiting around every corner. For Daniel, owner of Daniel Design, a Charlotte-based foodservice consulting and facility design firm, such work wasn’t easy to come by. But this year, he’s experienced a spike in restaurant jobs, and he attributes at least some of the uptick to three letters: DNC.Read More »
Mecklenburg County’s Code Enforcement Office is expecting to work its staffers 24 hours a day from Aug. 15 to Sept. 4 in the final rush before the Democratic National Convention. Staff members will work 12 hours a day between June ...Read More »
(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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After a sluggish couple of years, the Charlotte-area hotel sector is starting to show signs of life. New projects are either in the works or have been completed recently, such as a 125-room Hampton Inn and Suites in Huntersville that ...
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