Great news for Charlotte's economy - the largest Fortune 500 company relocation in history, bringing Charlotte's total to eight. With Sealed Air Corporation's headquarters relocation to Charlotte, we will be gaining 1,262 jobs.
"New Census data show second-tier cities on the rise. I know people who have moved in recent years from Los Angeles to Charlotte, from Boston to Durham, from New York to Seattle, from the Bay Area to Denver. Thanks to new U.S. Census data, I now know I am not going crazy. The flight to second-tier cities is thriving."
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job growth accelerated sharply in February despite the icy weather that gripped much of the nation, easing fears of an abrupt economic slowdown and keeping the Federal Reserve
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"The Charlotte Challenge urban adventure race is returning to the Queen City for our fourth season on Sunday, August 25th!
The Challenge is a ridiculously fun “Amazing Race” style competition packed into one incredible day. Teams of two or more will dash around the city, racing against other Challengers for immortal glory (and cash prizes!) as they solve tricky clues, strategize the best route, and explore undiscovered corners of the city.
Think of it like a 5K that tests your brains as much as your legs, with bigger prizes and a whole lot more fun--we guarantee you’ll have a blast!"
Another top-10 list that includes the Queen City! This one is huge, not only for jobs, economy and housing but, for our recent college graduates - Charlotte is the place to be! Metros that are adding jobs in technology and energy among the big winners. Charlotte placed at No. 8 in the big-cities category of Forbes’ list, called Best Cities For Jobs 2013.
Hitachi America, Ltd. announced today the opening of its ink research and development facility in north Charlotte. The new facility, located at 5900 Northwoods Parkway, will initially employ five people.
A New Jersey company said Tuesday it plans 250 jobs in a new Charlotte office designed to help financial services companies comply with a growing number of regulations emerging from the financial crisis.
It's no surprise at all that Charlotte has been named the best city in America for good salaries AND a low cost of living. Charlotte is not only a banking powerhouse, being the second-largest financial center in the country behind New York but, also a top contender in the energy sector. With a Level I Trauma Center located in Charlotte as well, healthcare is the top employer in the region.
Charlotte NC's rank in the top 10 comes as no surprise to many Charlotteans! The Queen City is filled with a happy work force as a result of not only a good work culture & environment but, growth opportunities and excellent working relationships with co-workers and bosses.
Publix Super Markets is set to open its first store in North Carolina on Wednesday, as the Florida company attempts to muscle its way into the crowded Charlotte grocery scene with a foothold in Ballantyne.
Located on Providence Road W, just off of Johnston Road, Ballantyne food shoppers are going to love the expanded prepared-food and health and wellness sections being piloted in the Charlotte area. We're thrilled to have Publix in the Ballantyne area and coming soon to the Rock Hill and Matthews (near Siskey YMCA) areas as well!
Publix has been busy at work remodeling the Bi-Lo store at the Ballantyne Town Center since their acquisition. The Ballantyne Town Center, located at 11222 Providence Road West is expected to open early this year. Great news for local residents!
Mecklenburg County continues to outpace the nation in job growth. The past 12 months have yielded 10,700 more jobs for county residents, an increase of 2.4 percent – double that of the nation’s 1.2 percent.
It’s that time of year again! It’s time for all good patriots to fire up the barbeque, throw some burgers, chicken, and brats on the grill, and start blowing stuff up. It’s what the Founding Fathers would have wanted.
Back in 2007, homebuyers would beg to purchase your house. They would even bid more than the asking price for the privilege to do so.
Today ... well, not so much. Once the real estate bubble burst and foreclosures poisoned the housing pool, buyers suddenly regained the upper hand. But instead of buying, they're waiting, convinced that housing prices will continue to drop.