Not black and white, or Democrat vs. Republican: Why the tax hike Mecklenburg County voters are considering is so divisive

The quarter-cent sales tax hike is arguably the most divisive single issue on a local ballot in recent history. The measure splits up people who normally vote...

WeWork’s recent woes raise questions about the company’s operations in Charlotte

A little more than two years ago, WeWork made its North Carolina debut with two floors on College Street in Uptown. The co-working company has since expanded...

A prominent Dilworth retail block just sold for $7 million, and the new owner wants to make changes

This week, Abacus Capital purchased the ground-level retail stretch on East Boulevard between Bakersfield and People’s Market for $7.075 million. The...

The recent bankruptcy of BrewPublik reveals the Charlotte startup’s deep-rooted problems

BrewPublik was once celebrated as a success story in Charlotte’s startup scene. But the company’s pre-bankruptcy boom belies its deep-rooted...

With Billy Joel news, David Tepper says Bank of America is open for concert business

Billy Joel is coming to Bank of America Stadium. This will be the fourth concert at the Uptown stadium in its 23-year history. The major news about the show...

Behind the sudden bankruptcy of Brewpublik, the Charlotte startup that delivered beer to Google and WeWork headquarters

Less than five years after its inception, the Charlotte-born beer delivery service BrewPublik has filed for bankruptcy. The local startup darling expanded in...

If David Tepper lands an MLS team, what happens to Charlotte’s other pro soccer franchise?

Construction at Memorial Stadium, the future home of the Charlotte Independence, began last week near uptown. The project starts as the owner of the Carolina...

A 60-tap self-serve beer and wine bar called Free Will Craft & Vine is now open in NoDa

The family behind Big Air Trampoline Park has quietly opened a self-pour beer and wine bar/lounge called Free Will Craft & Vine in NoDa next to Divine...

Fintech startup Better.com plans to add 1,000 high-paying jobs in Charlotte

The New York-based digital mortgage lender Better.com plans to add 1,000 jobs in Charlotte over the next five years. The first 100 of those will be in 2019,...

Tenants’ fate uncertain as a prominent property in Plaza Midwood goes up for sale

A prominent 12-acre property in the middle of Plaza Midwood is up for sale. Major upgrades to the property could change the flavor of the already-changing...

Newcomer grocer Lidl plans to expand into south Charlotte near Fresh Market and Amelie’s

Lidl, the German grocery chain that opened its first U.S. stores in 2017, is planning a store in south Charlotte near Fresh Market and Amelie’s. The...

Agenda Election Roundup: South Charlotte went all-in for Dan McCready, but Dan Bishop won the 9th District

Dan Bishop took the stage at his victory party Tuesday night surrounded by pyrotechnics, then held out his phone so the President could talk to the crowd on...