A former Kohl's store near UNC-Charlotte is being renovated and turned into office space. The 87,000-square-foot building is at 9315 North Tryon St., across the street from the university's entrance and near the JW Clay Blvd light-rail station.
A study by the National Low Income Housing Coalition shows that a minimum wage worker would need to put in 103 hours of work a week in order to afford a two-bedroom apartment in Charlotte. Rent continues to outpace wage growth.
The Carolina Panthers and Charlotte Knights could receive a significant tax cut for property taxes they pay on leased land where their stadiums are located. The N.C. General Assembly is considering the measure in a bill.
Local and state officials offered upwards of $30 million in incentives to help lure investment firm AllianceBernstein to Charlotte. At least at the state level, North Carolina's incentive offer was much more generous than Tennessee's.
Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani says the president might pardon his jailed, onetime campaign chairman and others ensnared in the Russia investigation once the special counsel's work ends _ if Trump believed they were treated "unfairly.''.
Lawmakers are poised to resurrect legislation that would have helped New Mexico's largest electric utility recoup some of its costs from closing a power plant and would have provided economic development money for the surrounding community.
A conservation nonprofit that previously raised $80 million is using more funds to pay for improvements at Nevada's Great Basin National Park and Death Valley National Park on the Nevada-California border, among others.