Union Presbyterian Seminary is building its own campus in Charlotte. The $7 million building will be on two acres donated – technically, being leased at $1 a year for 70 years – by Sharon Presbyterian Church.
Queens University of Charlotte raised $120 million in a capital campaign that ended last June, enabling it to go on a major building program that is one of the largest in the university’s 155-year history.
Already skeptical of SouthPark Mall, a big, new complex built in the middle of pastureland, residents weren’t happy when they learned that Charlotte developer Johnny Harris planned to build offices and retail shops around it. It was the early 1970s, and Harris, then a partner at The Bissell Cos., said his family had sold the [...]
Duke Energy Corp. CEO Jim Rogers and his wife, Mary Anne, are giving $4.1 million to Queens University of Charlotte to be used for a new science and health building, the university said today. The 56,000-square-foot, $17.4 million building will bear their names. The Rogers’ gift will help pay for more green features in the building, which [...]
Queens University of Charlotte has named a Time Warner Cable executive its 2010 businesswoman of the year. Carol Hevey, executive vice president of TWC’s east region, has won the award. She is the 26th woman to receive the honor.
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 they take office. But experts suggest that such promises may be easier said than done. [...]