In these tough economic times, nonprofit social service agencies are being increasingly pressured by donors — including government — to operate more like a business. Although nonprofits are concerned with the public good, not with private returns, two Charlotte nonprofits ...Read More »
When Target leaves Akers Center in Gastonia later this year, a big fish will be swimming away. The question is what will happen to the small and midsize stores left behind. “Those large tenants make or break a retail shopping ...Read More »
PricewaterhouseCoopers has produced a report on the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority, which has been the subject of criticism by some, including Mayor Anthony Foxx, over its handling of a review of the organization. In April, the CRVA’s board hired PricewaterhouseCoopers for ...Read More »
The unemployment rate rose in the Charlotte region to 10.4 percent in May from 10.3 percent in April, while Mecklenburg County’s rate jumped to 10.2 percent from 9.9 percent over the same period, the Employment Security Commission of North Carolina ...
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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte said Stephen Ward will be its executive director of communications. Ward, a Michigan native, is leaving the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, where he is executive director and assistant to the chancellor for university ...
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Sarasota, Fla.-based LexJet said it is opening a distribution center in Charlotte, one of five new centers the company plans to have operating next month. The Charlotte facility is at 10800 Withers Cove Park Drive. LexJet already has distribution centers in New York, Alabama, ...Read More »
The addition of high-tech jobs in North Carolina is making the state’s economy more resilient to economic downturns, but the future is not as bright for traditional manufacturing, a report says. TD Economics, an affiliate of TD Bank, released the report, ...Read More »
This month, the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association rolled out a new report designed to give more insight into the volume of foreclosures and short sales taking place in the Charlotte area. The report, free to CRRA members and the public, ...
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Carrie Berry says she works hard as placement director for King’s College in Charlotte’s Elizabeth neighborhood. But the federal government is about to force her and hundreds of other job placement workers at for-profit colleges to work a lot harder ...Read More »
A Mooresville financial planner has been ordered to stop referring to himself as a certified financial planner. According to an announcement today from the Washington, D.C.-based Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, the board’s Disciplinary and Ethics Commission has suspended John E. ...Read More »