At a time when Mecklenburg County’s construction industry is still hurting from the economic downturn, no one wants to hear that the costs to build could be rising. But that’s what might happen to large commercial construction projects if a ...Read More »
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Residential construction permits in Mecklenburg County were down 24 percent in July from the month before. That’s according to a monthly report given by the county’s code enforcement office to the county’s Building Development Commission. There were 3,222 residential permits issued in ...
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Steele Creek in southwest Charlotte is home to the largest industrial corridor in the Carolinas. This warehousing and manufacturing powerhouse has more than 20 million square feet of industrial space. It is the workplace of more than 44,000 employees. Easy ...Read More »
Companies are struggling to find qualified workers to fuel any kind of economic recovery and replace retiring baby boomers, business leaders told Gov. Bev Perdue Monday at an economic roundtable in Charlotte. “We’re adding 1,000 jobs at our site,” Mark Pringle, director ...Read More »
Siemens Corp. today said Charlotte will be the first site to be spotlighted in a public relations initiative to draw attention to the more than 3,000 positions the company is looking to fill across the U.S. Under the ”Where the Jobs Are” campaign, Siemens, ...Read More »
When Hochdorf, Germany-based Single Temperature Controls approached Michael Bloomhuff in 2008 with an offer to take over as national sales manager and open a U.S. subsidiary, he immediately chose Charlotte as his base of operations. Bloomhuff, who was living in ...Read More »
While the seeds were already planted, the recession and the tremors it sent through the financial sector helped pave the way for new industries in Charlotte. Although the city is still known as a banking capital, some expect those new ...
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Duke Energy Corp. and Siemens Energy today said they are giving $8.8 million to the Energy Production and Infrastructure Center at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Duke and Siemens, both based in Charlotte, will provide about $4.5 million ...Read More »
Celgard, a Charlotte company that manufactures components for lithium batteries, will open a new 150,000-square-foot plant in Concord next year and add more than 200 jobs. Such announcements are welcome news in the Charlotte area after the past few years ...Read More »