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

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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. Owning a home is an important investment.

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.

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.

$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

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's Construction Starts Should Reach New High in 2020

ENR Construction

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

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

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

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. .

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 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 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

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

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.

Charlotte Pipe’s Onsite Training Gets a New Leader

Contractor Magazine

The PKT curriculum consists of broad, industry-based training

Southeast City Scoop: Construction Starts in Charlotte

ENR Construction

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

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

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

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 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

Weekly Product Gallery: Viega, Charlotte Pipe, Eemax, Moen, WaterFurnace, Aquatherm

Contractor Magazine

This week's gallery highlights these products: a PEX plumbing system; an adjustable toilet flange; a nonthermostatic tankless water heater; a bath faucet collection; a geothermal heat pump with variable-capacity compressors; and PP-R pipe for mechanical and industrial applications

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.

Business Facilities LiveXchange Has Been Postponed

Business Facilities

Due to the escalating COVID-19 pandemic, Business Facilities LiveXchange has been postponed until September 27-29, 2020 at The Ballantyne Hotel in Charlotte, NC.

Global Machine Tool Manufacturer Moving U.S. HQ To North Carolina

Business Facilities

Porta North America is expanding its operations with a North American Training Center for Flexible Production in Charlotte, NC. Read: Global Machine Tool Manufacturer Moving U.S. HQ To North Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

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

Carolinas: Developing A Successful Workforce

Business Facilities

Both North Carolina and South Carolina continue to take steps to ensure their workforces are able to prepare for the jobs of tomorrow, today. Read: Carolinas: Developing A Successful Workforce at BusinessFacilities.com.

Luxury apartment community in southwest Charlotte provides 288 one- and two-bedroom units

BD+C

Sycamore at Tyvola, a new luxury apartment complex from developer Switzenbaum and Associates, will soon open to residents on a 32-acre parcel of land in Southwest Charlotte.

North Carolina Lands Lowe’s New Global Technology Center

Business Facilities

The home improvement retailer will invest $153 million and create more than 1,900 jobs in the Charlotte region. Read: North Carolina Lands Lowe’s New Global Technology Center at BusinessFacilities.com.

City Scoop: Charlotte's 2016 Construction Starts to Gain

ENR Construction

Overall Construction Starts in Charlotte Area Expected to Eke Out a Slight Gain in 2017

Cabinetry Maker Investing $86M In New North Carolina HQ

Business Facilities

GoldenHome International will establish its North American headquarters in Concord, NC, creating 257 jobs over five years. . Read: Cabinetry Maker Investing $86M In New North Carolina HQ at BusinessFacilities.com.

Global Investment: Destinations Of Choice

Business Facilities

Attracting foreign direct investment has become a top priority for economic development organizations seeking to leverage the status of the U.S. as the top global destination for FDI. Read: Global Investment: Destinations Of Choice at BusinessFacilities.com.

Honorable Mention Awards: 2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Business Facilities

Our most competitive Deal of the Year competition ever yielded a cornucopia of impressive projects that are bringing a bonanza of new jobs to locations across the U.S. Here’s the cream of the crop. Read: Honorable Mention Awards: 2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Your Time To Register For LiveXchange Is Running Out!

Business Facilities

If your company is planning a corporate expansion or relocation project, then you can't afford to miss LiveXchange. Registration closes in 30 days! Read: Your Time To Register For LiveXchange Is Running Out! at BusinessFacilities.com.

Companies Willing To Train Job Applicants Who Don’t Meet Requirements

Business Facilities

Employees have been offered a position when they were underqualified most frequently in Charlotte, San Diego, Austin and Washington, DC, according to a new Robert Half survey. .

Measuring Sound in PVC and Cast Iron DWV Plumbing Systems

Contractor Magazine

Charlotte Pipe tests the sound of various DWV plumbing systems