CHARLOTTE – A vision for the revitalization of the North Tryon Street corridor is beginning to take shape: a dense, walkable mixed-use urban neighborhood. The revitalization is being led by Charlotte Center City Partners, whose board of directors gathered in ...Read More »
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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 ...
Tagged with: Boulevard Centro Charles Woodyard Charlotte Center City Partners Charlotte Housing Authority Chris Branch David Furman David Furman Architecture Michael Smith Summit Properties The Boulevard Co. Todd Trimakas Trafk MediaRead More »
In many people’s minds, Charlotte is still Banktown. So says a survey conducted as a starting point for a public relations campaign launched this year by the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, Charlotte Center City Partners and Charlotte Regional Partnership to ...
Tagged with: Carolinas HealthCare System Charlotte Center City Partners Charlotte Chamber of Commerce Charlotte Public Relations Campaign Board Charlotte Regional Partnership Dave Scanzoni Development Counsellors International Duke Energy Corp. Ernie Reigel Jim Tobalski Marjorie Benbow Michael Smith North Carolina Biotechnology Center Presbyterian Healthcare Progress Energy Ronnie Bryant Russ GuerinRead More »
Charlotte’s snagging of the 2012 Democratic National Convention is expected to have an impact on many of the city’s sectors, including hospitality and tourism. The convention, expected to draw more than 35,000 attendees, will mean quite a windfall for area hotels, ...
Tagged with: Charlotte Area Hotel Association Charlotte Center City Partners Charlotte Regional Partnership Greater Charlotte Hospitality and Tourism Alliance Michael Smith Mohammad Jenatian Ronnie Bryant Sid SmithRead More »
Katie Simon walked around uptown Charlotte Tuesday, having just finished a job interview. For the 30-year-old, the Queen City seemed like a place she could call home. “I’m really hoping this works out for me,” said Simon, who lives in ...Read More »
Looking to generate some buzz for their new marketing and public relations company, Trafk Media, business partners Todd Trimakas and Matt Kokenes used chalk to create about 50 temporary ads on uptown sidewalks on Halloween. “It was a way to ...Read More »