When Charlotte officials are marketing the city, Charlotte/Douglas International Airport is usually one of the top features touted as helping boost economic development and tourism in the region. While airports in bigger cities, such as Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas and Los ...Read 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 ...
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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, ...
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Duke Energy’s planned merger with Raleigh-based Progress Energy will energize the Queen City’s plans to become an energy capital, Charlotte officials said. This morning, Charlotte-based Duke said it is merging with Progress, in a $26 billion deal that will create ...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 »