CHARLOTTE – The City Council on Monday unanimously approved the sale of an uptown tract of land, part of a multiparcel sell-off to retire debt on the NASCAR Hall of Fame, and awarded more than $664,000 to a company working ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The City Council voted 10-1 Monday night in favor of paying Bank of America and Wells Fargo a total of $5 million in exchange for the two banks writing off $14.1 million in principal and an estimated $3.5 ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE –The architects and designers behind Charlotte landmarks the NASCAR Hall of Fame and UNC Charlotte’s Prospector Hall are parting company. Charlotte-based Tobin Starr and Partners have split into independent practices, Starr Design and Tobin PLLC. For the past 14 ...
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Chiquita Brands International ended months of speculation today when it announced that it will relocate its worldwide headquarters to Charlotte from Cincinnati. It’s new home: NASCAR Plaza, built in 1999 and, according to a March Mecklenburg Times story, featuring a ...Read More »
Darrell Boyette’s cigar shop, Tinderbox, is in Overstreet Mall, a collection of stores inside some of uptown’s high-rise buildings. It’s Tinderbox’s smallest location, and Boyette, the general manager, sees 80 to 100 customers every day at the store, which he ...
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Already falling well short of attendance and revenue projections, the NASCAR Hall of Fame was dealt a blow in January when the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority sliced the hall’s budget by $4.7 million. Part of the cuts included an $826,292 ...Read More »
Bruce Stewart was expecting more. When the NASCAR Hall of Fame opened nearly a year ago, he thought business at his diner, Lola’s, would hit the gas pedal. After all, Lola’s, on South Brevard Street, is across the street from ...Read More »
Charlotte is just weeks away from celebrating the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s first birthday May 11. But it remains to be seen whether the more than $190 million project is being hamstrung by the recession or is one of the ...Read More »