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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

Milwaukee Food & City Tours shift gears on business model, turns to partners in pandemic

In 2019, Milwaukee F.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 24th, 2020

Brooklyn Hospital, Spectrum ink deals at Fulton Mall

Amid the pandemic's economic toll on retail landlords around the city, Downtown Brooklyn's Fulton Mall is gaining two new tenants. The Brooklyn Hospital Center and Spectrum Cable have both inked... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 4th, 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

Almost all of San Francisco"s public transit will be shut down as the city gears up for an expected surge in coronavirus cases

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The majority of San Francisco's public transit lines are being shut down amid the coronavirus pandemic. Out of Muni's 68 bus lines, only 17 will be kept open for essential workers. The change is due to o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 7th, 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

Center City Partners CEO on chamber/partnership merger, NBA All-Star Game and 2019 priorities

Michael Smith of Charlotte Center City Partners is bullish on the region's prospects for better recruiting as part of an economic development merger taking place in January......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 26th, 2018

CEO of Texas" space museum talks Covid, return to Mars

Like other nonprofits across the Bayou City, Space Center Houston took a wallop to revenue when it had to shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic. The organization closed for nearly six months and canceled planned fundraisers, which .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals9 hr. 41 min. ago

Visit Duluth, Duluth Entertainment Convention Center may combine

Visit Duluth and the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, two of the city's biggest tourism organizations, will begin high-level talks about possible team-ups to help the groups weather the financial pressures of the Covid-19 pandemic. A poss.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 22nd, 2020

L.A. County restrictions on indoor shopping centers are unjust, mall lawsuit alleges

The operator of a sports apparel store in Del Amo Fashion Center in Torrance and the county's largest owner of indoor malls has filed a lawsuit against Los Angeles County in an effort to ease restrictions on businesses amid the COVID-19 pandemic.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesSep 18th, 2020

Halloween "will happen" this year: Party City CEO

Halloween “will happen,” but is “going to look different” this year amid the coronavirus pandemic, Party City CEO Brad Weston told “Varney & Co.” on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 9th, 2020

With lack of business travel, Visit Milwaukee promotes fall leisure packages

Visit Milwaukee is working with hotel partners to drive travel to Milwaukee despite lack of business travel returning to the city during the Covid-19 pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 9th, 2020

Triangle hotelier maps new project near Amazon facility in Garner

Even as hotels around the region continue to struggle amid the pandemic, a Rocky Mount hotelier has plans for a new hotel development near the new Amazon Distribution Center in Garner......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 8th, 2020

Thinking of moving from the city to the suburbs amid the pandemic? 5 financial factors you should consider first

Online searches for home listings with suburban ZIP codes grew 13% this spring compared to the same point in 2019......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 3rd, 2020

Dispatches from a Pandemic: ‘The perfect storm’: Charlotte, N.C., deals with life after the Republican National Convention amid the COVID-19 pandemic — and braces for November’s election

‘I am a raging pro-choice, pro-gay marriage, pro-everything social liberal, as far left you can get in this country. But I am also a proud pro-Second Amendment supporter,’ says Jonathan Lee, 46, an Uber driver......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 31st, 2020

Colleges rely on downtown hotels to allow "de-densification" of students this fall

Five local institutions have received city approval to house more than 2,000 students in nine hotels across the city, helping colleges spread out tight dorm space amid the pandemic while giving hotels a boost as they struggle with low occupancy rates......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 28th, 2020

Businesses in Singapore are embracing the "new normal" amid promises of jobs and billions of financial aid from the city state"s government

Despite the impacts of the global pandemic, Singapore's business sectors have made te.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytAug 26th, 2020

7 must reads for the AEC industry today: August 25, 2020

  1. Data Center Demand Holds Up Amid Pandemic (National Real Estate Investor) - August 24 "Investors now spend more than ever for data center properties, relative to the income from the buildings.".....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkAug 25th, 2020

Johnson & Wales University turns to hotel for student housing amid pandemic

Johnson & Wales is getting creative when it comes to housing for its Charlotte campus amid the pandemic. Learn about more about its plans......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 25th, 2020

Dallas" Veteran Women"s Enterprise Center sees mission expand amid pandemic

A former Navy vet herself, VR Small knows what fellow female veterans need to take their military skills and turn it into entrepreneurship. And during a time when economic uncertainty has affected many small businesses across the country.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 18th, 2020

Charlotte-area home sales increase in July, ending three-month skid during Covid-19

Home sales in the Charlotte region bounced back in July amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 11th, 2020