Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Janet LaBar, Charlotte Regional Business Alliance

Business Facilities

Janet LaBar, Chief Executive Officer, Charlotte Regional Business Alliance, discusses Lowe's $153M global tech center, tech jobs, and the region's vision for economic growth. Read: Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Janet LaBar, Charlotte Regional Business Alliance at BusinessFacilities.com.

Centene Corporation To Create 3,000 Jobs At New Charlotte HQ

Business Facilities

Read: Centene Corporation To Create 3,000 Jobs At New Charlotte HQ at BusinessFacilities.com. The fast-growing healthcare enterprise will invest more than $1 billion in Mecklenburg County, NC.

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Business Facilities LiveXchange: Will We See You In Charlotte?

Business Facilities

Only 15 spots remain for this year's Business Facilities LiveXchange event, April 19-21, 2020 at The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge, Charlotte, NC. Read: Business Facilities LiveXchange: Will We See You In Charlotte?

10 reasons to choose Custom Home Builders in Charlotte

Construction Marketing

With the help of a general contractor in charlotte , recent research shows that many people are opting for custom home builders. Here are 10 reasons to choose custom home builders in Charlotte; 1. The post 10 reasons to choose Custom Home Builders in Charlotte appeared first on Construction Marketing Association Blog. Owning a home is an important investment. Many homeowners find it hard to decide on whether to buy a home or have one custom built.

Arrival Building Second U.S. Microfactory In North Carolina

Business Facilities

in a new microfactory in Charlotte, NC, bringing more than 250 new jobs to the region. Electric vehicle (EV) maker Arrival will invest $41.2M Read: Arrival Building Second U.S. Microfactory In North Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

Forward-Looking Charlotte Named Southeast 'Owner of the Year'

ENR Construction

From current work at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport to future plans aimed at enhancing civic mobility, the city of Charlotte is on the move

Austin, Charlotte, Denver Are Tops In BF’s Growth Chart

Business Facilities

Read: Austin, Charlotte, Denver Are Tops In BF’s Growth Chart. Alabama Colorado Daily News Development Indicators Economic Development Featured Louisiana New Jersey North Carolina Press Releases Site Selection South Carolina Texas Utah Workforce Development 2017 rankings Austin Charleston Charlotte Denver Jersey City metro rankings Mobile Salt Lake City Shreveport Technology

Snøhetta designs Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s new Main Library

BD+C

Designed by Snøhetta in collaboration with Clark Nexsen, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s new Main Library is a 115,000-sf building that will go beyond being just a library to serve as a public commons

Charlotte Pipe and Foundry

Contractor Magazine

Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company is the nation's top manufacturer of cast iron and plastic pipe and fittings. All Charlotte Pipe products are proudly made in the USA. Charlotte Pipe is headquartered in Charlotte, NC, has seven plant locations across the United States, and employs 1,350 associates. As a leader in innovation and quality, they offer the industry's broadest range of standard and specialty DWV products.

Charlotte Builder Turns Excess Wood into Desks for Local Students

Pro Builder

Charlotte Builder Turns Excess Wood into Desks for Local Students. One Charlotte home builder took it upon herself to build desks for local schoolchildren who did not have a proper place at home for virtual learning. cbroderick. Tue, 12/22/2020 - 09:37.

Robinhood To Create Nearly 400 Jobs In North Carolina

Business Facilities

million in a new customer experience and account operations center in Charlotte, NC. California-based financial services firm Robinhood will invest $11.7 Read: Robinhood To Create Nearly 400 Jobs In North Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

Bronze Award: 2020 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Business Facilities

Centene is bringing its $1B East Coast headquarters to Charlotte, NC, creating more than 1 million square feet of new office space. Read: Bronze Award: 2020 Economic Development Deal Of The Year at BusinessFacilities.com.

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University of North Carolina Charlotte Academic Complex completes

BD+C

Woolpert has completed the $17 million renovation of the Academic Complex at the University of North Carolina Charlotte. The project includes five academic buildings at the southeast end of the campus.

Honeywell Investing $248M In New Charlotte Global Corporate HQ

Business Facilities

Read: Honeywell Investing $248M In New Charlotte Global Corporate HQ at BusinessFacilities.com. The Fortune 100 company will create more than 750 new jobs in Mecklenburg County, NC over the next six years, with help from a $46 million BIP grant. .

Luxury multifamily development opens at the front door of Charlotte’s South End neighborhood

BD+C

Broadstone Queen City, a new luxury multifamily development at the front door of Charlotte’s sought-after South End neighborhood, has opened to its first residents.

North Carolina: One-Stop Shop For Food Industry

Business Facilities

When it comes to the entire food chain—from agriculture to agribusiness to food and beverage manufacturing—North Carolina is second to none. Read: North Carolina: One-Stop Shop For Food Industry at BusinessFacilities.com.

$1B Charlotte Harbor, Florida, waterfront resort breaks ground

Construction Dive

Suffolk will team with local firm Florida Premier Contractors and others to construct the Sunseeker Resorts-branded hotel, condo and retail development

$1.7B of construction underway in Charlotte's central hub

Construction Dive

With the fifth-busiest business district for U.S. office construction, the North Carolina city is also seeing a boom in hotel, retail and residential

Charlotte's Construction Starts Should Reach New High in 2020

ENR Construction

Overall value of Charlotte construction starts expected to increase slightly in 2020

Atlantic Packaging, Charlotte, N.C.

BD+C

Atlantic Packaging, one of the country’s leading providers of packaging equipment and materials recently opened a Packaging Solution Center to help its customers develop the optimal packaging to protect their products. It is the first of its kind in the industry to offer this type of help to its customers. The new Center is located in a space that previously housed lines of rolling paper cutters

Southeast City Scoop: Charlotte Construction Starts

ENR Construction

Charlotte’s construction economy is busy across virtually all project sectors, with new contracts often progressing more quickly out of preconstruction than usual, says Cerretti

Short plumbing courses now available at Charlotte Pipe University

Contractor Magazine

Give your new hires and seasoned plumbing professionals an advantage with Charlotte Pipe University’s online courses. read more. Training Opportunities Plumbing

Charlotte Pipe Chosen for BB&T Ballpark, new home of Charlotte Knights

Contractor Magazine

Visitors to BB&T Ballpark, the new home of the Charlotte Knights, will enjoy great baseball and outstanding skyline views of the city. What you find behind the walls is pretty impressive too — a plumbing system from Charlotte Pipe & Foundry Co. read more. Plumbing Contractor Management Piping

Charlotte, N.C., Making Big Plans to Shape Its Future

ENR Construction

The city’s first comprehensive plan in 45 years and an ambitious infrastructure investment framework aim to guide the Queen City into the future

Charlotte’s Spinning Cranes to Withstand Hurricane Florence Winds

Construction Equipment

As Hurricane Florence begins moving through the east coast, Charlotte, North Carolina, anticipates its Heede Southeast cranes will remain standing. The city’s cranes are designed to withstand winds of about 100 mph, Dennis Kenna, president of Heede Southeast, told the Charlotte Observer. Heede’s

Charlotte Pipe’s New Tech Tools App

Contractor Magazine

Charlotte Pipe has created Tech Tools, an app for mobile devices that provides simple, on-the-go tools for the plumbing industry. read more. Smartphones

Charlotte eyes $5B to $7B rail transit expansion

Construction Dive

Transit officials are considering public-private partnerships to deliver the new rail lines, but say the city lacks the revenue for guaranteed annual payments

Charlotte Pipe’s New Tech Tools App

Contractor Magazine

Charlotte Pipe has created Tech Tools, an app for mobile devices that provides tools for the plumbing industry. read more. Smartphones

Charlotte officials dismiss idea for tunnel under city center

Construction Dive

The North Carolina city will revisit its options for a planned $5 billion to $7 billion extension of its light-rail and other transportation systems

Tesla Gigafactory In Texas Is BF’s 2020 Deal Of The Year

Business Facilities

Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce has earned BF's 2020 Deal of the Year Gold Award for landing the Tesla Gigafactory project, which will create 5,000 jobs in the region. Read: Tesla Gigafactory In Texas Is BF’s 2020 Deal Of The Year at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Charlotte Pipe Wins Trade Case Against Chinese Fitting Producers

Contractor Magazine

Chinese exporters had undersold cast iron soil pipe fittings in the United States in a range of 22 to 360 percent less than fair value

Southeast City Scoop: Construction Starts in Charlotte

ENR Construction

Total Construction Activity in Charlotte Area Expected to Increase by 3.5% This Year

Charlotte Landscape Company Hires New Maintenance Manager

Green Industry Professionals

Landscape Services in Charlotte, NC, as operations manager of the maintenance division Derek L. Kelly has joined Barringer & Barringer Inc.

Charlotte Mayor Foxx Tapped for Transportation

Construction Equipment

Foxx, mayor of Charlotte, N.C., Anthony R. will be nominated today to be the next secretary of transportation, according to the New York Times and Reuters

DeWalt Charlotte manufacturing plant celebrates production of its 10-millionth tool

Contractor Magazine

DeWalt Charlotte, NC manufacturing plant celebrated a significant milestone this past week, as the professional tool brand’s 10-millionth tool rolled off the production line. Brand reaches milestone of 90 million individual products made in the USA with global materials in 2016. read more. Tools

Charlotte, NC Experiences Highway Construction Boom

Construction Equipment

The city of Charlotte, N.C., The city of Charlotte, N.C., has more than $3 billion in highway construction projects planned or currently underway, according to charlotteobserver.com. The Department of Transportation created the N.C. Mobility Fund to help fund large projects, and money was also shifted to focus on projects with the greatest need. has more than $3 billion in highway construction projects planned or currently underway. January 14, 2013. read more

Charlotte Pipe’s Onsite Training Gets a New Leader

Contractor Magazine

The PKT curriculum consists of broad, industry-based training

Chime Solutions Expanding In North Carolina

Business Facilities

The Atlanta-based customer-contact service provider will expand in Charlotte, adding 250 new jobs for licensed life and health insurance agents. Read: Chime Solutions Expanding In North Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

LiveXchange 2020: Real Deals, Virtual Venue

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Event News Featured Workforce Development BF-LiveXchange-2020 Business Incentives Capital Investment Charlotte coronavirus corporate expansion Economic Development LiveXchange LiveXchange webinar series north carolina Ted Coene Virtual LiveXchange

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Charlotte Pipe Wins Trade Case Against Chinese Producers

Contractor Magazine

Chinese exporters had undersold and subsidized cast iron soil pipe in the United States in a range of 250.6 to 345.2 percent less than fair value