Records reveal reasons for Charlotte’s loss of AllianceBernstein HQ to Nashville – Charlotte Business Journal

A Wall Street investment firm passed over Charlotte for Nashville, Tenn., for its new corporate headquarters at least in part because of the Queen City’s existing financial services base. Records obtained by the Charlotte Business Journal shed some light into the process for the pursuit of AllianceBernstein (NYSE: AB), code-named Project Stella in emails and […]

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Charlotte home prices are skyrocketing. But not for Fantasia. | Myrtle Beach Sun News

Former “American Idol” star Fantasia Barrino has sold her home on a south Charlotte golf course for $275,000 less than she paid for it, Mecklenburg County property records show. Barrino sold her 4,541-square-foot-home in Piper Glen for $465,000. The 33-year-old R&B singer, songwriter and actress paid $740,000 for the home in 2004, property records show. […]

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Creating IT Futures Puts Down Roots in Charlotte, NC, Offering Free IT Training & Career Program – Triangle Business Journal

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Committing to upskilling and expanding North Carolina’s tech workforce, Creating IT Futures is establishing a permanent home in Charlotte for its IT-Ready career program. With funding from TEKsystems and supported by a grant from to Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont, Creating IT Futures will offer […]

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Downtown lunch staple Annies to close; Congress Ave. building owner Asana Partners mum on details – Austin Business Journal

A longtime staple of downtown dining is leaving the Central Business District, while an out-of-state investor is keeping quiet about its plans for a prime stretch of real estate near Austin’s epicenter. Annies Cafe & Bar will close April 22 on the ground floor of 319 Congress Ave., where it has operated since 2009. Prior […]

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NC lawmakers will consider arming teachers following school shootings

A new state legislative committee will consider arming North Carolina teachers in the aftermath of last week’s mass school shooting in Florida. House Speaker Tim Moore announced Tuesday that he’s forming a new school safety committee that will be charged with developing recommendations for how to improve safety in the state’s schools. During a press […]

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