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Writer: Felipe Rivas 2 min read May 2021 — Though lampooned by Saturday Night Live as the “the regional banking capital of the world,” Charlotte’s...
Industry leaders consider the future of work
Writer: Felipe Rivas 2 min read May 2021 — The COVID-19 pandemic simultaneously created disruption in the workplace in terms of space, placement and design...
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Regional leaders bullish on future of Queen City
Writer: Felipe Rivas 2 min read May 2021 — Optimism, innovation and a vision of long-term success for the Queen...
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How pandemic-born innovation is reshaping and influencing real estate development
Writer: Felipe Rivas 2 min read May 2021 — The decade leading up to 2020’s COVID-19 pandemic was a booming...
What’s next for one of the nation’s preeminent banking hubs?
Writer: Felipe Rivas 2 min read April 2021 — Though induced by the ongoing health crisis, the pandemic-led economic recession...
Kendall Alley
Spotlight On: Kendall Alley, Regional Bank President, Wells Fargo
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas  2 min read April 2021 — Charlotte’s reputation for growth takes effort from the whole community. Wells...
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Regional leaders to provide insights on Charlotte’s future
Writer: Felipe Rivas 2 min read April 2021 — A year into the pandemic, showcasing the strength and overall resilience...
Roy Cooper
Gov. Cooper lays out vision for state’s recovery, long-term future
Writer: Felipe Rivas 2 min read March 2020 — Could a more than $55 billion budget over the next two...
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AvidXchange considers IPO as Charlotte financial sector grows
Writer: Joshua Andino 2 minute read March 25 - Charlotte is flexing its financial muscle as locally-based business-to-business (B2B) payments...
Martin White
Spotlight On: Marty White, Managing Partner, Johnston Allison & Hord
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read March 2021 — The Queen City’s legal sector anticipates an uptick in litigation as...
Spotlight On: Rick Manley, NC/VA Regional President, First Horizon Bank
Writer: Felipe Rivas 2 min read March 2020 — For First Horizon, 2020 was a year of growth and deepening...
Home prices on the upswing in North Carolina
Writer: Felipe Rivas 2 min read March 2021— The housing boom happening in Sun Belt cities is a bright spot...
Spotlight On: Brannen Edge, Managing Partner, President & Chief Executive Officer, Flagship
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas  2 min read March 2021 — Flagship Healthcare Properties is a fully integrated commercial real estate firm...
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What does a Biden administration mean for Charlotte’s industries?
Writer: Felipe Rivas 3 min read March 2021 — The presidential election season throughout 2020 added yet another layer of...
Brent Gore
Spotlight On: Brent Gore, Head of Commercial Banking – Carolinas, JPMorgan Chase
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas  2 min read February 2021 — Solving the issue of “banking deserts” requires banks to make a...
North Carolina Gov Roy Cooper
Easing of restrictions is a step forward for hospitality recovery
Writer: Joey Garrand  2 min read February 2021 — The pandemic has wreaked havoc on Charlotte’s hospitality industry. However, industry...
Cheryl Richards
Spotlight On: Cheryl Richards, President – Charlotte Campus, Johnson & Wales University
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas  2 min read February 2021 — Johnson & Wales University Charlotte President Dr. Cheryl Richards discussed with...
Clark Goodman
Spotlight On: Clark Goodman, Charlotte Office Managing Partner, Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas   2 min read February 2020 — Womble Bond Dickinson is now enjoying the benefits of its...
Gardner Webb
Incentives propel student enrollment at Gardner-Webb
Writer: Felipe Rivas 2 min read February 2020 — Last March, the onset of the pandemic catalyzed changes in the...
Fred Whitt
Spotlight On: Fred Whitt, President, Lenoir-Rhyne University
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas  2 min read February 2021 —As a smaller, private school, Lenoir-Rhyne University has been able to respond...
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2021 outlook for the Charlotte region
3 min read January 2021 — The vaccine roll will be a major component in stopping the spread of COVID-19...
Andy Brincefield
Spotlight On:
Andy Brincefield, President & CEO, Consolidated Planning
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas  2 min read January 2021 — One outcome of the 2020 pandemic is that it pushed people...
Charlotte Homes
North Carolina extends modified stay at home order through end of February
Writer: Felipe Rivas 2 min read January 2021— Gov. Roy Cooper announced Wednesday the extension of the current modified stay-at-home...
Matt Snow
Spotlight On:
Matt Snow, CEO, Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP (DHG)
By: Max Crampton-Thomas  2 min read January 2021 — Dixon Hughes Goodman is a leading professional services firm offering assurance,...
Catawba County
Making decisions with sustainability in mind
Writer: Felipe Rivas 2 min read January 2021  ⁠— The COVID-19 health crisis stressed the importance of outdoor space, health,...
Rhett Brown
Spotlight On:

Rhett Brown, President, Wingate University
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read January 2021  ⁠— Wingate University is a comprehensive, independent and growing university. Founded in 1896,...
Rhett Brown
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Beth Jones, County Manager, Iredell County Copy
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read November 2020 — Businesses, industry, education and well-being are the four pillars that Beth Jones,...
Ed Cropped
Spotlight On:
Edward Doughty, Managing Partner, Epic Capital Wealth Management
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read December  2020⁠— COVID-19 has stressed the importance of innovation and sustainability when it comes to...
Holiday Party Remote
The holiday party goes remote for 2020
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read December 2020 ⁠— The business community knows how to throw a party, especially during the...
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Face off:
Maximizing the value of a liberal arts foundation
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read December 2020 — Charlotte’s popularity as a destination city for people and businesses alike is...
Cares Act
Experts applaud stimulus packages but eye long-term impact
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read November 2020–2020s ever changing landscape has been a roller-coaster ride for companies, small businesses, families and...
Roy Cooper
Cooper wins reelection, voters approve Charlotte city bonds
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read November 2020 — While the nation awaits the outcome of the presidential vote, North Carolinians...
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North Carolina remains paused in Phase 3
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read October 2020 — North Carolina will remain paused in Phase 3 coronavirus reopening restrictions for...
South Florida Development
Claro Development has a clear picture of the Charlotte market
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read October 2020 — While the national real estate and development sector continues to adjust to the ever-changing...
Capital Analytics Shines a Spotlight on Charlotte
Invest: Charlotte to highlight key investment opportunities in the city September 2019 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Seasoned media firm Capital Analytics...
His Airness bullish on NASCAR
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read September 2020 — After conquering every imaginable feat on the basketball court, His Airness is ready to...
Invest: Charlotte 2020 Post Event Press Release
By: Felipe Rivas FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  September 11, 2020 Charlotte’s economic resilience in the face of unprecedented challenges, recovery efforts...
Invest: Charlotte 2020 Press Release
By: Felipe Rivas Charlotte’s economic resilience in the face of unprecedented challenges to highlight the launch of the inaugural edition...
Charlotte provides relief now while thinking about the future
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read August  2020 — From a census count, to civil unrest, to the health and...
Financial recovery for businesses and individuals in Charlotte
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read August 2020 — As the summer wanes, Queen City businesses and residents face major...
Invest: Charlotte 2020 Press Release
By: Felipe Rivas Charlotte’s economic resilience in the face of unprecedented challenges to highlight the launch of the inaugural edition...
Capital Analytics Highlights Charlotte’s Business Growth
By: Felipe Rivas Capital Analytics Highlights Charlotte’s Business Growth Invest: Charlotte offers economic insight in a time of uncertainty July...
Fourth of July weekend in the Queen City
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read July 2020—Independence Day traditionally marks the peak of summer travel, events and large gatherings....
The Post-Pandemic City
By: Abby Melone, President & CEO, Capital Analytics It’s a truism in today’s hyper-connected world that people go where the...
Charlotte: Toe to Toe with Coronavirus
By: Felipe Rivas 4 min read June 2020—The tenacity of the coronavirus has challenged, and at times highlighted, the economic...
Spotlight On:
Tom Finke, Chairman and CEO, Barings
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read May 2020 — Charlotte is strongly positioned to capitalize on the investment diversification push...
2020 Hurricane season in the face of coronavirus
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read May 2020—A few days shy of the official start of the 2020 hurricane season...
Spotlight On:
John Aneralla, Mayor, Town of Huntersville
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read May 2020 — Developing a sense of community through a revamped downtown is the...
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Michael Praeger, CEO and co-Founder, AvidXchange
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read May 2020—Charlotte-based AvidXchange is looking to reduce paper for middle-market companies by providing a...
Charlotte begins reopening process, Altanta ramps up COVID-19 testing
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read May 2020—Southeast metro areas like Charlotte and Atlanta have been a popular destination for...
Spotlight On:
Saad Ehtisham, President, Novant Health Greater Charlotte Market & Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read April 2020 —Novant Health is an integrated nonprofit organization with 15 medical centers and...
Taking the lead: Atrium Health mobilizes to combat COVID-19
By: Felipe Rivas Executive Vice President and Chief Physician Executive Scott Rissmiller details Atrium Health’s handling of the COVID-19 outbreak...
Let’s get virtual: Six must-read tips for engaging online
By: Abby Melone It’s a brave new world for everyone. Quarantine, lockdown, self-isolation and sheltering in place characterize the new normal...
Staying connected: Hosting digital events during the coronavirus
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read April 2020 — The novel coronavirus forced a global halt to major international, regional and...
Spotlight On:
Kevin Poet, Charlotte Vice President of Operations, Siemens
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read April — Companies across sectors are fervently working to reduce emissions, switch to renewable energies...
Face off:
How Concord is planning for sustained growth
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read March 2020 — The city of Concord is setting its sights on securing high-quality...
Spotlight On:
Bill Simerville, Managing Director, Foundry Commercial
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read March 2020 — Charlotte’s construction industry has boomed in the last few years as evidenced...
Spotlight On:
Richard Battle, Shareholder, Elliott Davis
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read March 2020—Technology and the changing economic landscape is forcing accounting firms to look beyond traditional...
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Darryl Dewberry, CEO, The Spectrum Companies
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read March 2020 — Charlotte has recently become the new headquarters for several national corporations, with...
Coronavirus: Gov. Roy Cooper declares state of emergency
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read March 2020 — There are now seven confirmed coronavirus cases in North Carolina, prompting Gov....
Spotlight On:
Bruce Cohen, CEO, OrthoCarolina
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read March 2020 — Shifting from the traditional fee-for-service environment prevalent in the U.S. healthcare...
A look at American Airlines’ Charlotte operations: 700 daily departures and counting
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read Feb 2020 — From its strong headquarter relocation culture to its growing population and...
Spotlight On:
Tom Mitchell, Managing Partner, Moore & Van Allen
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read February 2020 — Diversity encapsulates the evolution of Charlotte’s legal sector. Diversity in legal...
Spotlight On:
Danny Jackson, City Manager, City of Mount Holly
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read February 2020 — Situated west of the Catawba River, the city of Mount Holly in...
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Dan Rajkowski, Chief Operating Officer, Charlotte Knights
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read February 2020 — The Queen City is teeming with sports activity. It is host...
Rock Hill crystallizes its future with new development and capital projects
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read February 2020 — About an hour south of Charlotte, in South Carolina, a city...
Spotlight On:
Christopher Lam, Partner, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read February 2020 — Charlotte’s growth continues to attract a gamut of industries and talent...
Spotlight On:
Gray Shell, Division President, TRI Pointe Homes
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read January 2020 — Creative product design and an increase in density are part of...
Face Off:
The growth of Gaston County
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read January 2020 — In the last few years, Gaston County, located an hour away...
Spotlight On:
Heath Campbell, Metrolina Regional President Charlotte, Truist
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read January 2020 — In December, the banking industry welcomed the nation’s sixth-largest commercial bank as...
Spotlight On:
Douglas Smith, Charlotte Market Executive, First Bank
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read January 2020  — After its recent acquisition of Carolina Bank, regional North Carolina financial...
Local leaders optimistic amid Charlotte’s latest jobs ranking
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read January 2020   — The Queen City closed out the decade as one of the hottest...
Spotlight On:
Judy Wishnek, Commercial Market Executive, Truliant Federal Credit Union
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read January 2020 — Credit unions are growing at a fast pace across the country...
Public-Private Partners Devise Future of Queen City
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read January 2020 — In the last decade, Charlotte rose from the devastating effects of...
Spotlight On:
John McDonald, Charlotte Office Managing Partner, McGuireWoods
By: Felipe Rivas [caption id="attachment_16019" align="alignleft" width="300"] John G. McDonald at McGuireWoods on December 12, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina.[/caption]...
Spotlight on:
Flint McNaughton, CEO & Founding Partner, SunCap Property Group
By: Felipe Rivas The Charlotte Metro Area offers access to capital, a talented and growing workforce, and an affordable cost...
Charlotte drops out of the Top 5 in US for tech jobs
By: Felipe Rivas In 2019, the Queen City nurtured a culture of tech company headquarter relocations with giants such as...
Spotlight On:
Philip Dubois, Chancellor, UNC Charlotte
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read December 2019 — Philip Dubois has announced he will step down as UNC Charlotte’s chancellor...
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Donna Chamberlain, Managing Principal, BDO USA
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read November 2019 — Rapid growth in Charlotte is attracting families and young professionals, as well...
Thanksgiving in the Queen City
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read November 2019— Gratitude, family, fellowship, outdoor activities, turkey, gravy, and shopping are some of the...
Spotlight On:
Liz Babson, Director, Charlotte Department of Transportation
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read November 2019 — As Charlotte continues to grow, the Department of Transportation is looking at...
Big Reveal: A New Look for Charlotte’s Main Library
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read November 2019 — In the information age, knowledge is power. As Charlotte continues to...
Spotlight On:
Brett Gray, Managing Principal, Cushman & Wakefield
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read November 2019 - In the last few years, the Charlotte Metro Area has enjoyed consistent growth,...
5 Spooktacular Halloween Attractions You Can’t Miss in Charlotte
By Felipe Rivas 2 min read October 2019 - Charlotte is attracting companies, large businesses, and families looking to enjoy everything...
Spotlight On:
Jeffrey Mylton, Charlotte Market President, HomeTrust Bank
By Felipe Rivas 2 min read October 2019 — The Charlotte Metro Area is home to a plethora of banks...
Charlotte Rising to Tech Challenge Related to Emerging Workforce
By Felipe Rivas 2 min read October 2019 - The business world was abuzz earlier in October when American conglomerate Honeywell broke...
Capital Analytics Shines a Spotlight on Charlotte
Invest: Charlotte to highlight key investment opportunities in the city September 2019 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Seasoned media firm Capital...
Big Banks’ Long-Term Investment Vision for Charlotte
Writer: Sara Warden 2 min read AUGUST 2019 — Charlotte has long been the eastern hub of Bank of America...
Charlotte Demographics Catalyze Office-Space Boom
Writer: Sara Warden 2 min read AUGUST 2019 - Charlotte is gaining more than 1,000 new residents a week, according...

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Patented success: Patents and a key philanthropic gift flow to UCF
Writer: Felipe Rivas 2 min read June 2021 —  From its recognition as one of the top patent-producing public institutions...
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Spotlight On: Madeline Pumariega, President, Miami Dade College
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read June 2021 —Miami Dade College President Madeline Pumariega talks to Invest: about the college’s...
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South Jersey leaders discuss the future of business travel
Writer: Joey Garrand 5 min read June 2021 — As personal travel picks up speed, the question remains: What will...
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Spotlight On: Charlie Muracco, CEO & Principal Consultant, CLM Advisors
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas  2 min read June 2021 — CLM Advisors is a fiscal management firm that builds business strategies...