Allen Tate Realtor Sandy Kindbom negotiated three residential real estate contracts in one week last month. That didn’t happen in 2010. For Kindbom, it’s a hopeful sign that 2011 will be the year when — finally — Charlotte’s real estate ...Read More »
Charlotte made Forbes’ list of easiest cities in the U.S. for finding a job, tying with Austin, Texas, for ninth place. Charlotte had 43 job postings for every 1,000 people between October and December, Forbes said. Forbes based its rankings on the ...Read More »
Matthews-based Family Dollars Stores today said it has rejected a buyout offer from a New York hedge fund manager. Last month, Train Group presented Family Dollar with an unsolicited proposal to buy the company for $55 to $60 a share. In a unanimous vote, ...
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Bluestar Silicones will invest $20 million to create 125 manufacturing jobs in Charlotte at 12345 Steele Creek Road, where it will consolidate two U.S. manufacturing facilities, the Lyon, France-based company announced this morning at the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce. The average ...Read More »
The 2008 Democratic presidential primaries took a crucial turn May 6 when North Carolina voters chose then-Sen. Barack Obama over then-Sen. Hillary Clinton by almost 15 percentage points, giving him an edge in a tightly contested campaign. Obama would go ...Read More »
The growth and success of Charlotte can be attributed to warm weather, skilled workers and a free market that allows for residential construction. That’s according to Harvard economist Edward Glaeser, who spoke to elected officials, builders and developers during a ...
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While most Mecklenburg County homeowners will receive their property revaluation notices this week, condominium owners will have to wait until at least early March. Chuck Hicks, the county’s property appraisal manger, said the reason for the delay is that the AssessPro software ...
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With more than 60 companies last year announcing plans to expand or add jobs in Mecklenburg County, the commercial real estate market is starting to show signs of life after a dismal stretch. Tenants are jumping on lower rents, and ...Read More »
The decision by the Metropolitan Transit Commission and the Charlotte Area Transit System to scale back the planned Lynx Blue Line Extension has Noel Smith concerned. President of North End Development Partners, an economic development advocacy group for the North ...Read More »