Jun 14, 2023

Charlotte named top 10 best places to live by U.S. News & World Report 

U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, has named Charlotte one of the 2023-2024 Best Places to Live in the U.S. Charlotte ranked eighth in the […]

May 22, 2020

Charlotte is now the 15th largest US city

The city of Charlotte, is now the nation’s 15th most populous city, surpassing San Francisco. Citing new census data, The Charlotte Observer reported Thursday that the city’s population jumped two […]

Dec 23, 2016

Charlotte Deputy City Manager Ron Kimble to retire

Deputy City Manager Ron Kimble announced that he will retire from the city effective Jan. 31. “We thank Ron for his invaluable leadership as well as the many successes he […]

Jun 7, 2016

INVESTORS’ CORNER: Why I moved to Charlotte

The year was 2006, and the Michigan real estate market was slowly circling the bottom of the toilet. Around the country, real estate was booming, and seller’s markets abounded – […]

Mar 23, 2016

Howard named city’s employee of the year

John Howard, head of the Charlotte Historic District Commission, has been named the 2015 City of Charlotte Employee of the Year. Howard has worked for the city for 16 years, […]

Dec 29, 2014

Pineville opts out: Town declines to sign annexation agreement with Charlotte

The town of Pineville has opted not to renew a 30-year-old annexation agreement with the city of Charlotte meant to keep municipalities from fighting over unincorporated tracts in Mecklenburg County. […]

Oct 31, 2014

Charlotte area gains construction jobs

The Charlotte metropolitan statistical area gained 2,500 construction jobs in the year ending in September, which amounted to a 6 percent increase, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. […]

Oct 2, 2014

Charlotte ranks low on single-family rental returns

The Charlotte metro region ranks 425thout of 586 U.S. counties for buying residential rental properties, according to RealtyTrac’s Q3 2014 Residential Property Rental Report. RealtyTrac’s analysis found that investors buying […]

Sep 30, 2014

US home prices rise at slowest pace in 20 months

WASHINGTON – U.S. home prices in July increased at the slowest pace in 20 months, reflecting sluggish sales and a greater supply of houses for sale. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller […]

Sep 3, 2014

Charlotte export growth on the rise

The Charlotte metro area experienced the fastest rate of growth in exports in the country, from 2012 to 2013, with exports growing by 69 percent. Strong exports of transportation equipment […]

Sep 2, 2014

NC offered $100M for Toyota HQ, twice Texas bid

RALEIGH — North Carolina business recruiters offered Toyota more than $100 million in incentives for the world’s largest carmaker to move its North American headquarters to Charlotte rather than a Dallas suburb, but still lost […]

Sep 1, 2014

Charlotte looks a lot like America

We may prefer our pies in the sweet potato variety as opposed to apple, but Charlotte ranks 14th among the 366 largest statistical areas when it comes to resembling “America,” […]

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