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PHOTOS: Behind the scenes at Studio Movie Grill in north Charlotte, plans for uptown

Studio Movie Grill has doubled down on the Charlotte market with a second theater.  The 52,000-plus square-foot location delivers an elevated movie-going experience in its quest to capture a share of people’s entertainment spending, says Jenelle.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 14th, 2020

CBJ Morning Buzz: How Charlotte rates for veterans; Longtime Dilworth restaurant calling it quits; Big crowd likely uptown as famed activist arrives

With the Veterans Day holiday coming up on Monday, WalletHub is out with a list of "2019's Best and Worst Places for Veterans to Live." And, perhaps not surprisingly given the massive military presence in North Carolina as well as the frequency of.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2019

PHOTOS: Honeywell CEO says new HQ building is hopefully first of many in Charlotte

Fortune 100 Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) ceremonially broke ground on its new Charlotte headquarters in uptown on Thursday, a move that the company's top executive hopes will be the first of many buildings for the company in the Queen Ci.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 3rd, 2019

Q2 does its biggest M&A deal ever

Q2 announced Oct. 1 it plans to buy Lender Performance Group LLC, better known as PrecisionLender, for about $510 million in cash, the largest acquisition ever for the financial-technology company. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, PrecisionLender mak.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 2nd, 2019

Carvana proposes $35M facility, 300-plus jobs in North Carolina

It appears that online used-car retailer Carvana has plans to open a vehicle reconditioning and distribution center in the Charlotte, North Carolina, region at the former Philip Morris plant site, a move expected to come with hundreds of new jobs, upon in.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 16th, 2019

CBJ Morning Buzz: Where Charlotte ranks among top spots for young professionals; Bank of America"s new digs uptown

In local news: Once again, North Carolina's largest metros get a nod as attractive places for young professionals, with Charlotte trailing Raleigh — but both landing in the top 10 — in a recent study of major cities nationwide. For the rankin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 14th, 2019

PHOTOS: Renderings reveal plans for major upgrades to Raleigh"s PNC Arena

A major overhaul of PNC Arena moved closer to reality Monday. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE:PNC), which is based in Pittsburgh, has the naming rights to the Raleigh, North Carolina arena, which is home to the NHL's Carolina Hurricanes a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 13th, 2019

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

International financial group opens uptown office with plans to add 300 jobs

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. recently opened a new office in Charlotte as part of a plan to establish an eastern U.S. hub and create 300 jobs here......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 30th, 2019

(PHOTOS) Here’s what to expect on your first trip along I-77 Express lanes north of Charlotte

There’s a feeling of freedom when you flick on your left blinker and exit the traffic lanes into a new express lane. CBJ photographer Melissa Key and I did just that this morning after I-77 Mobility Partners opened the Interstate 77 express lane.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 4th, 2019

How one yoga studio plans to stay afloat in a crowded fitness market (PHOTOS)

After opening its Folsom studio about five years ago, the locally owned Spotted Dog Yoga has adjusted its business model amid heightened competition on the local fitness scene. "We had to re-create ourselves so that we stood out," said co-owner Nick .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 7th, 2019

California burger joint sets opening in midtown Charlotte

This California burger joint opens its first Charlotte restaurant this week. The Habit Burger Grill plans to open its doors on May 2. That 2,800-square-foot restaurant is located at 209 S. Kings Drive, across from Target in midtown Charlotte. It is.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 29th, 2019

Charlotte developer plans adaptive-reuse project west of uptown

White Point Partners has targeted the warehouse buildings at 2001 W. Morehead St., at the edge of the Ashley Park neighborhood, for a rezoning that would allow renovation of the existing buildings for new uses......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 23rd, 2019

Scenes from Thunder Over Louisville 2019 (PHOTOS)

Thunder Over Louisville turned 30 on Saturday, and as usual organizers of the event celebrated with one of the biggest parties anywhere. The annual air show and 30-minute fireworks display — one of the largest in North America — found perfect weath.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 14th, 2019

Bank of America plans to raise minimum wage to $20 an hour over two years

plans to raise its minimum wage to $20 an hour over two years. The baseline will rise to $17 on May 1 and then climb to $20 in 2021, the Charlotte, North Carolina-based lender said Tuesday in a... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 11th, 2019

Volkswagen subsidiary plans Charlotte, Triad charging stations for electric vehicles

Greensboro is one of a handful of cities in North Carolina that will get new charging stations for electric vehicles this summer through Volkswagen subsidiary Electrify America. Electrify America already has five operating charging stations in the s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 10th, 2019

Dole Food seeking to set up corporate office in North Carolina

Several clues indicate agricultural giant Dole Food Co., the world's largest grower and distributor of fruits and vegetables, is looking to establish a corporate presence in uptown Charlotte......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 18th, 2019

Owner of McBob"s plans new restaurant Tusk on North Avenue

A new restaurant is planned for Milwaukee's west side and it promises to bring elephant-themed decor and beer-infused fare under one roof. The owner of longtime Irish restaurant McBob's Pub & Grill is planning to open another nearby restaurant ca.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 26th, 2018

Ikea cancels plans for second store in North Carolina

It's been almost a year to the day since Swedish furniture giant Ikea announced plans to open a store at Cary Towne Center — its second in the Carolinas after arriving in Charlotte almost a decade ago. Now, the town says the retailer is no longer co.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 23rd, 2018

Photos: Houston Texans player turns profit on North Carolina home recently sold in auction

The Charlotte, North Carolina, mansion of Houston Texans player Johnathan Joseph has sold following an online auction last month. According to Mecklenburg County property records, the 15,454-square-foot gated home carried a sale price of $3.25 mill.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 30th, 2018

Photos: Houston Texans player turns profit on home recently sold in auction

The Charlotte, North Carolina, mansion of Houston Texans player Johnathan Joseph has sold following an online auction last month. According to Mecklenburg County property records, the 15,454-square-foot gated home carried a sale price of $3.25 mill.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 30th, 2018