The job of the host committee for the 2012 Democratic National Convention is to make sure Charlotte’s small-business community is aware of the opportunities to make money with the convention. That was the message from Dan Murrey, director of the host committee, today ...Read More »
Distressed properties dominated 22 percent of the Charlotte metropolitan area real estate market in May, according to a report released today by the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association. According to the report, 22.6 percent of the homes for sale were lender-mediated ...
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Charlotte-based Swisher Hygiene today said it will be joining the Russell 3000 Index June 24. The index measures the performance of 3,000 publicly held U.S. companies representing about 98 percent of the investable U.S. market. “We are very pleased that ...Read More »
Chanticleer Holdings today opened another Hooters restaurant in Cape Town, South Africa. The Charlotte-based publicly traded company had previously announced that it was opening the restaurant. The new restaurant is one of three in South Africa under a Chanticleer joint venture with ...
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There aren’t many lulls in the truck traffic coming in and out of the Norfolk Southern Corp. intermodal rail yard on North Brevard Street in Charlotte. Trucking companies like Lowell, Ark.-based J.B. Hunt steadily bring in trailers of products for ...Read More »
ReVenture Park’s plan to burn Mecklenburg County’s trash to produce electricity has gone up in flames. In a city that’s trying to diversify its economy from one focused mostly on banking, the loss of a project that would have generated ...
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The Tuesday Interview: Mark Baldwin, Home Builders Association of Charlotte executive vice president
Age: 64 Lives in: SouthPark Family: wife, Elaine; children, April, 38, Chris, 45, Kim, 46, Michele (deceased), 49 Education: attended University of Maryland but did not graduate In was November 1979. Mark Baldwin was working in the hospitality industry and ...Read More »
Mooresville-based Zibra could see its painting products in a lot more stores thanks to a deal with Stanley Black & Decker. The products will be sold under the SBD brand name, said Lane Ball, marketing director for Zibra, which was ...Read More »
Wallets and purses are getting lighter thanks to the rise in mobile banking. After all, who needs to carry around all those debit cards when you can simply make purchases using your smart phone? But as wallets and purses shed ...Read More »
He was under a lot of stress. He took advantage of an opportunity he couldn’t pass up. Those are factors members of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ Board of Education cited in the wake of Superintendent Peter Gorman’s announcement that he is throwing in ...Read More »