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Zillow says Charlotte home prices will continue to soar in 2022

Cities in the Southeast​ and Sun Belt​, including Raleigh and Charlotte, are among the Top 5 hottest real estate markets in the United States, according to Zillow. The hottest housing market in 2022 will be Tampa, followed b​y​ Jacksonville,​ Fla.,​ Raleigh, San Antonio and Charlotte​. ​According to Zillow, Charlotte home values will rise 21​ percent​ […]


NC airports will get $458 million through Infrastructure Act

Dec. 22. North Carolina airports are flying high, with more than $458 million allocated to them over the next five years through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The funding will support taxiway and runway expansions, renovate terminals and improve noise prevention. All told, 71 airports in North Carolina will receive funding. Top 10 NC […]

Saertex MultiCom Award

LKN Chamber awards Saertex for educational efforts

Dec. 17. The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce has recognized Saertex MultiCom for their “outstanding, continuous” support of education and workforce development. The Huntersville-based company received the “Inspire our Future” award with the present and former Huntersville mayors present. “Having a community partner like Saertex MultiCom helps us draw attention to the career opportunities that […]

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New restaurant, 3 retailers coming to Birkdale Village

Dec. 16. Four new tenants, including a seafood restaurant, are coming to Birkdale Village in Huntersville. Apricot Lane, Brown Bag Seafood Co., Girl Supply and Lovesac will open early next year. Background North American Properties is repositioning and updating the mixed-use project with a new array of stores as well as a new paint scheme […]

Cheryl Kane Dec 2021

Managing the business of caring for your employees and yourself

BUSINESS ADVICE | By Cheryl Kane Dec. 15. As we enter the holidays while still in a pandemic, it is a special time of year for all families. COVID has made this time of year more poignant for many people and offers us an opportunity to look at things we do with a fresh perspective. […]

Corner Oak

Prime development site grows with another acquisition in downtown Cornelius

Dec. 14. By Dave Yochum. Another piece of the downtown Cornelius redevelopment puzzle appears to have fallen into place. Corner Oak LLC has purchased 21314 Catawba Ave. for $812,500. The seller is John Ralph Harlan who lived for many years with his family on the second floor. In 2016, after renovations, the property was assessed […]

Wake Forest School of Medicine

Howard Levine Foundation gives $25 million to new medical school

Dec. 14. The Howard R. Levine Foundation will donate $25 million to the Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Midtown Charlotte, Atrium Health announced this afternoon. The Howard R. Levine Center for Education will house the school of medicine as well as Wake Forest University School of Business, Wake Forest School for Professional Studies […]

16125 Jetton Road

Hot Properties: Million-dollar home sales

Dec. 13. Here are 12 recent home sales over $1 million. $7,000,000  David & Stephanie DeGorter to Adam & Ndidi Feinberg, 16125 Jetton Rd., Cornelius $3,210,000 Dirk & Natalie DuToit to David Pralong & Regula Rohrer 18121 Harbor Light Blvd., Cornelius $2,425,000  Paul & Kay Harnett to Mary Jane Buck, 18807 Halyard Pointe Ln., Cornelius […]


LKN Chrysler recognized on National Philanthropy Day

Dec. 9. Cornelius-based Lake Norman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram was among the philanthropically minded businesses and individuals recognized by the Charlotte chapter of the American Fundraising Professionals during National Philanthropy Day in November. 2021 honorees Outstanding Champion of Diversity | Justin L. Perry Outstanding Emerging Philanthropist | Lauren Harkey Outstanding Fundraising Executive | Donna Canzano […]

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Angie Vincent-Hamacher new chair of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authority

Dec. 8. Angelique “Angie” Vincent-Hamacher is the new chair of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authority, doing business as Atrium Health. She is the first woman and person of color to hold the position. Vincent-Hamacher succeeds Edward J. Brown III who remains on the CMHA board, as well as chair of the Atrium Health Inc. board. Background Vincent-Hamacher […]