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At the car wash: Entrepreneurial concept includes food trucks, leased spaces

June 8. David Dunn realized he had a special piece of property when he purchased the LKN Car Wash on Catawba Avenue in December of 2019. After sprucing up the nearly 1.5 acre lot, the Cornelius Realtor began to host several successful food trucks. Voila: The property is being re-envisioned as a Food Truck Village […]

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NC has 3 cities near the top of ‘Best Places to Start a Business’ list

April 25. Everyone knows Charlotte is at or near the top of US cities in terms of net in-migration, but a new study also ranks it 13th among 100 large US cities to start a business. The study from WalletHub put Durham at fourth-place and Raleigh at eighth-place, in an array of cities from Albuquerque […]


‘No Chat’ app works in a flash

ENTREPRENEUR | March 23. Why talk, when you could just flash your phone screen to communicate with a bartender, for example, or a friend at a concert? Indeed, Matthew Hagens’ “No Chat” app lets you send a virtual billboard message like “close my tab” or “can I have another round” in any setting where verbal […]

US Rep. Adams hosting virtual Black History Month small business forum

Feb. 25. US Rep. Alma Adams (NC-12) will host a Virtual Black History Month Small Business Forum on Zoom. The Small Business Administration, The Institute, The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte, and Small Business Owners will share information, resources, and insight regarding entrepreneurship. Potential entrepreneurs and small business owners are encouraged to ask questions when […]


Greenway Waste adds 20 new employees at new facility in Huntersville

July 27. Greenway Waste Solutions at North Meck, a Griffin Brothers’ Company, has launched a state-of-the-art recycling facility in Huntersville with 20 new employees. The 30,000 square-foot facility at 15330 Holbrooks Road will recycle about 75 percent of the residential and commercial construction debris that is already accepted at the Greenway Waste Solutions construction and […]