The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes rose at a healthy pace in January, a sign that home sales are poised to accelerate after a slow start to the year. The National Association of Realtors said Friday that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index increased 1.7 percent to 104.2 last month. December's figure was also revised higher to show a decline of only 1.5 percent, considerably better than a previously estimated drop of 3.7 percent.
Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) still intends to add jobs in Charlotte, despite withdrawing its request for local economic-development incentives, a company spokesman says. But he offers no details on those plans.
Whether it's a revamped corner of New York or an up-and-coming Midwest town, it seems like there's always a new "hip" neighborhood or "it" city to visit. Which had us thinking about the coolest cities to visit right now.
5 Tips to Prepare Your Charlotte Home to Sell for Top Dollar In the Shortest Amount of Time possible. Charlotte home buyers during fall and winter are typically relocating and are very serious buyers. Let's get those buyers in your home now!
Velocity Technology Solutions, Inc., a global leader in cloud application hosting for enterprise and business software, announced today that it will relocate its corporate headquarters from New York City to Charlotte. Velocity recently completed the acquisition of Charlotte-based Titan Technology Partners and will move to the former Titan office space located at 2105 Water Ridge Parkway.
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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If you were born in the period from the early 1980s to the early 2000s – part of the group known as millennials – there’s a more than 40 percent chance your finances have you persistently stressed out, according to a new Bank of America poll.
And other parts of the state wonder why the professional sports teams selected Charlotte! The factors cited in the article are exactly what our relocation clients tell us - as well as the low tax rates and incredibly affordable housing!
The Queen City ranks No. 2 among the country's 25 largest cities for population growth between 2010 and 2013, topped only by Austin, Texas. Charlotte experienced an influx of more than 61,000 people in that three-year period, representing population growth of 8.4 percent.
Charlotte a "Big-City Bargain?" You're darned skippy it is! Charlotte is ranked #1 in best places to live based on economic strength, housing appreciation and pricing forecasts and livability. Of course we may be biased but, there's no surprise here on this one!
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!
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