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Hip, new burger concept comes from Portland

Aug. 14. More details about the new Little Big Burger in Cornelius are coming out in short order. Burgers will be served made to order and wrapped to  go—no plates—but there will be seating for about 40 people. The homemade ketchup is delicious, and they spell it catsup. The fast-casual restaurant will open sometime in […]

North Harbor Club ​looking to expand banquet facilities in Davidson

The owner of the North Harbor Club in Davidson, one of​ a handful of ​lake​front​ eateries, ​is​ considering an expansion plan which would renovate and enlarge their kitchen and also provide larger banquet facilities in an adjacent building. ​Entrepreneur Sid Morris, the owner of The Lake Norman Co., said a new North Harbor Club banquet […]


CLT home appreciation about the same as inflation over long-term

By Dave Yochum.  David Blitzer, the managing director and chair of the Index Committee at S&P Dow Jones Indices, says the Charlotte housing market will continue to benefit from net in-migration. “You are picking up a fair amount of higher-end employment,” he said in an exclusive interview with Business Today. It likely means slow but […]

Forbes says Stimson is ‘Next Generation’ advisor

Merrill Lynch financial advisor Scott Stimson in Huntersville has been recognized on Forbes’ 2018 “America’s Top Next-Generation Wealth Advisors” list. Advisors considered for this ranking were born in 1980 or later with a minimum of four years’ relevant experience. Rankings are based on qualitative measures such as telephone and in-person interviews, client retention, industry experience, […]

Scott Gadd new relationship banker at First Reliance in Mooresville

Scott Gadd, a veteran banker with more than 25 years of experience, has joined First Reliance Bank in their Mooresville office on Williamson Road. He began his banking career in 1997 when he joined the commercial real estate group at Wachovia Bank. In addition to Wachovia, Gadd has served the Charlotte metro area since 2000 in various senior […]

Lake Norman Realty nearly doubles size of Statesville office

Lake Norman Realty is nearly doubling the size of its Statesville office, according to Abigail Jennings, president of the 40-year-old agency. The expansion, from 1,300 square feet to 2,200 square feet, includes the addition of a large reception room, associate offices, two conference rooms and a kitchen. “We thank the Statesville community for choosing Lake […]


Meck County revals could be 50-75% higher next year

By Dave Vieser.  Tax values for commercial and business property in Mecklenburg County may increase by as much as 75 percent when the new assessments go into effect next year. That’s based on information gleaned to-date by inspectors from the county’s tax assessor’s office. “While we still have more properties to inspect, the median increase […]

Cabarrus Chamber announces Leadership Class

Aug. 9. The Cabarrus Regional Chamber of Commerce reports 38 participants in the 2019 Leadership Cabarrus civic leadership program. There are monthly classes from September through May that examine how leadership in the historical, educational, economic, governmental and cultural segments work together for the good of the county. Additionally, the class works together to produce a […]

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Aspire plans $32 million school complex in Huntersville

Aug. 8. Aspire Carolinas Foundation plans to build three schools for children with Asperger’s/autism, learning differences, and those looking for careers as well-qualified tradespeople.  The total value of the project on Beatties Ford Road at Hambright will be in excess of $30 million at build-out. “These schools will offer educational options that are sorely needed, […]

Top Women Champagne Reception is Oct. 17

The 2018 Top Women Champagne Reception will be Oct. 17 at River Run Country Club in Davidson. The event, hosted by Business Today for 14 years, includes a mini-business expo with a grand piano in a reception area outside the ballroom. The event honors women leaders from the worlds of business, community service, education and politics […]

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