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Downtown Raleigh Alliance losing CEO

David Diaz, who has headed the Downtown Raleigh Alliance for the past decade, will leave the nonprofit for a job in Virginia. His last day as CEO will be March 10. During Diaz’ tenure, the DRA helped attract more than $2 billion in investment and created a retail strategy plan for the city’s downtown district. The […]

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Charlotte’s MapAnything attracts bucks from David Stern and the Russians

Former NBA Commissioner David Stern is best known in Charlotte for his key role in helping push through a downtown arena and working through the George Shinn debacle that led to the loss of the Hornets to New Orleans. Embed from Getty Images Now, Stern has a different view of the Queen City: He’s an […]

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Higher education: Making the grade

After 28 years in education in his native South Carolina, Jimmie Williamson traded palmettos for pines last July. His arrival at the N.C. Community College System came shortly after voters approved $350 million in bonds for construction projects and other campus improvements. Outreach has been a key focus, an enormous task when moving from a […]

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2017 Business Handbook

A new president, a new governor, 75 straight months of U.S. job creation and relief that controversy-laden 2016 is over — there’s lots of good reasons for optimism in 2017. That is especially true for North Carolina businesses, many of which are strengthening amid the headline-grabbing political rhetoric. Small-business optimism nationally is at the highest level […]

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