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"Incredible opportunity": What"s being considered as goals, vision for future of Charlotte"s center city

Charlotte Center City Partners, working with consultant MIG, earlier this year pressed pause on work planning the next 20 years of growth. Here's where the plan is today and what's next......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 22nd, 2020

Charlotte leaders seek input on plan to guide growth in uptown, surrounding neighborhoods

Charlotte Center City Partners kicked off a series of focus groups and large-scale brainstorming sessions on Thursday as part of its latest vision plan update. The 76-acre redevelopment site known as Camp North End hosted the gathering, a fitting .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 9th, 2019

‘Leading on Opportunity’ council spotlight: Jesse Cureton and Kandi Deitemeyer search for solutions to improve economic mobility in Charlotte

In this story, we’ll get to know the members of the Leading on Opportunity Council. Here, we’ll get their perspective on the work to drive economic mobility across Charlotte and hear their vision for our city. This article features Jesse Cureton an.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 21st, 2018

Leading on Opportunity Council members Ray McKinnon and Dena Diorio search for solutions to improve economic mobility in Charlotte

In this story, we’ll get to know members of the Leading on Opportunity Council. We’ll get their perspective on the work to drive economic mobility across Charlotte and hear their vision for our city. This article features Ray McKinnon and Dena.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 23rd, 2018

Charlotte"s draft 2040 vision plan provides roadmap, policy recommendations to address equity, future growth

A draft document that lays out a roadmap to guide Charlotte's next two decades of growth was released this weekend......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 2nd, 2020

Charlotte Hornets bring on sports consultant to help with renovations to Spectrum Center

The Charlotte Hornets have hired sports venue consultant CAA Icon to help the NBA franchise map out future upgrades at Spectrum Center. Fred Whitfield, president of Hornets Sports & Entertainment, the parent company that owns team and operate.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 22nd, 2020

Duke Energy exec offers insight on shifting vision for future power plans

CBJ sits down with the head of long-term planning for Duke Energy Corp. to talk through the options being considered for the company's objectives......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 24th, 2020

Ivy City"s The Lane pivoted from fun family space to education center. Co-founder Rachel Lubin tells us how.

Rachel Lubin co-founded The Lane Social Club, an 8,000-square-foot activity center for children and adults at 1408 Okie St. NE in Ivy City. It opened in February. What was your vision for The Lane pre-Covid? As parents of young kids living i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 7th, 2020

Charlotte Center City Partners shifts gears amid pandemic

Michael Smith, CEO of Charlotte Center City Partners, tells CBJ the nonprofit's planning and priorities have shifted during the past six months......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 13th, 2020

The Auto Pour, a self-serve wine bar, opens in Charlotte"s Madison Park neighborhood

The Auto Pour — or TAP —  has opened its flagship location in the Queen City. The self-serve wine bar is located in the Madison Corners Shopping Center in the Madison Park neighborhood. That 41,310-square-foot neighborhood retail c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 24th, 2020

Dispute over midtown Charlotte property sale lands in NC business court

City filings in January indicated a mixed-use project was being considered for the site......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 22nd, 2020

Michael Dubb built 7,500 downstate homes. Why he sees opportunity in Saratoga Springs

Dubb and his Beechwood Organization last week outlined details of the 53 homes they are building at the Oak Ridge development between the track and Saratoga Lake. Now, he's looking at other properties around the city for future projects......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 20th, 2020

"A silver lining": Gran Caffe L’Aquila finds new business opportunity amid pandemic

Philadelphia’s Gran Caffe L’Aquila is no stranger to tragedy. In fact, the landmark Italian concept in Center City was born out of it. When the original cafe in L’Aquila, Italy, was destroyed by an earthquake in 2009, the local location was .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 26th, 2020

How the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture is answering the call on every front

In some ways, it feels like late September 2016 after Keith Lamont Scott, a black man, was fatally shot by a police officer in Charlotte and protests occurred around the city in response......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2020

City of Fort Worth, electric motor company sign $69M package for research, production center

The City of Fort Worth is stepping up with funding for a company that aims to change the future of electric motors. The city and electric motor company Linear Labs signed a $68.9 million economic incentive package on Tuesday. With the agre.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 17th, 2020

Trump tweets RNC will ditch Charlotte, move to another city

President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday evening that the Republican National Convention will move from Charlotte, where it had been scheduled to take place Aug. 24-27 at the Spectrum Center. Tourism industry executives and advocates were hopeful Tuesd.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 3rd, 2020

Bank of America CEO talks PPP, fields questions during first virtual shareholder meeting

Bank of America Corp. opted out of an event at the Hilton Charlotte Center City and instead held its shareholder meeting virtually......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 24th, 2020

State could reopen shuttered medical center

The Wolf administration said the closed Ellwood City Medical Center is being considered for overflow COVID-19 patients should the need arise. The hospital closed late last year after it failed state Department of Health inspections and then with th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 29th, 2020

JPMorgan Chase set to open first Charlotte retail branch

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is scheduled to open its first Charlotte branch on Tuesday. The 3,100-square-foot branch is at 112 S. Tryon St., near the center of the city's downtown area. It will offer personal banking, investment services, sm.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 10th, 2020

SA2020: Back to the Future

Has the Alamo City met the goals it set out over a decade ago? And what does that mean for the business community?.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 5th, 2020

Don"t let ghost kitchens scare you. They could be a vision of the future

The name, at first glance, implies a frightening or deviant kind of new food-preparation business: ghost kitchen. Newly emerging across the country, notably in New York City, the  label refers to a... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 28th, 2020