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2019 Top Women Nominations

Do you know any ‘Top Women” leaders in our community? Nominate your boss, a friend or yourself. All of us at Business Today are honored to recognize women leaders across Cabarrus County and Lake Norman for the 15th consecutive year! More than 75 women from all walks of life—from attorneys and educators to elected  officials […]

Lowe’s picks Charlotte for tech hub

June 29. Mooresville-based home improvement company Lowe’s will bring 1,600 new jobs to a ​new $153 million ​technology center in Charlotte.​ Fopur hundred ​employees will be relocated from Mooresville. Average annual salaries will be over $114,000.​ ​Lowe’s received $54 million in incentives​, helping Charlotte land this project over Dallas,​ Texas.​ ​The ​23-story Design Center Tower will […]

New Corporations May 2019

Mecklenburg County 5/9/19 Base Coat Nails and Spa Inc., Socheath Khuon, 19729 Feriba Pl., Cornelius 5/9/19 Global Minds United, Ridgely Chapman, 19224 Wildcat Trl., Davidson 5/9/19 Pro Tech Construction and Investors Group LLC, Hamed Musa Kargbo, 9507 Stawell Dr., Huntersville 5/9/19 TTWFO Inc., David M. Blanchard, 6140 Stephens Grove Ln., Huntersville 5/10/19 Barnabas Capital Insurance […]

Greenheck, a manufacturer, announces $58.8 million expansion in Shelby

May 30. Greenheck Group, a Wisconsin-based manufacturer of commercial and industrial ventilation equipment, will build a $58.8 million campus in Shelby, bringing 400 new jobs. Greenheck already employs more than 400 people in North Carolina. “With the addition of a campus we will be able to offer team members a variety of career opportunities and […]


Birkdale moves a step closer to a Mulligan

The Huntersville Town Board has approved the zoning changes needed for an ambitious $45 million improvement and expansion plan at the Birkdale Country Club to proceed. The project covers 19.5 acres at the southeast corner of Birkdale Commons Parkway and Sam Furr Road and includes a hotel. The applicant, Romspen Investment Corp., is one of […]


Aquesta net soars 52%

April 22. Aquesta Financial Holdings, parent of Aquesta Bank, said first-quarter net rose 52 percent from $702,000 last year to $1.068 million during the three months ended March 31. Core deposits rose 30.9 percent during the same period. “We are off to an excellent start to 2019,” said CEO Jim Engel. Key highlights include loan […]


Online pet supply retailer to invest $55 million in Salisbury

April 17. Chewy, an online pet supply retailer, will bring 1,200 new jobs to Salisbury with a new $55 million fulfillment center. “Chewy selected North Carolina because from our infrastructure to our workforce, we have everything businesses need to succeed,” Gov. Roy Cooper said when he announced the expansion. The company is dually headquartered in Dania […]


Carolina BioOncology announces expansion in Huntersville

April 4. Carolina BioOncology Institute, a cancer research clinic based in Huntersville, will invest $250,000 on an expansion in The Park, not far from Novant Huntersville Hospital. The 10,00-square-foot expansion to 30,000 square feet includes space for cleanroom and lab space expansion, as well as two separate pharmacies, equipment monitoring and building automation systems. Carolina BioOncology […]

Durstewitz: Craft breweries infuse the state’s economy with more than $1 billion annually

D9 hops into Charlotte

April 8. By Katie Piccirillo Sherman. D9 Brewing has registered D9 Brewing NoDa with the NC Secretary of State, suggesting the Cornelius-based brewery has set its sights on Charlotte. Following the hugely successful opening of a larger taproom in Cornelius last fall, an expansion into a market replete with Millennials is a powerful strategic move. […]


Former Sperry Van Ness in Cornelius sold to SVN/Blackstream

April 4. It turns out SVN Commercial Real Estate Advisors, a long-time Cornelius real estate brokerage, has been acquired by SVN/BlackStream, a full service commercial real estate firm headquartered in Greenville, SC. Business Today broke the news of the firm’s relocation to Charlotte in the March print edition. SVN was formerly known as Sperry Van […]