Recent Alliance News

Catch up on news and announcements from the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance.


Lowe’s selects Charlotte and Mecklenburg County for new global technology center, creates more than 1,900 jobs in Charlotte
Thursday, June 27, 2019
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (June 27, 2019) – Lowe’s Companies Inc. announced Thursday it has selected Charlotte as the future home of its new global More>>

Fred Whitfield Named 2019 Citizen of the Carolinas
Thursday, June 13, 2019
June 13, 2019 –Fred Whitfield has been named the 2019 Citizen of the Carolinas by the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance. The announcement More>>

Announcing North America's Top 50 Economic Developers of 2019
Friday, May 10, 2019
Drumroll please! We are so excited to officially announce and congratulate this year's recipients of the Top 50 Economic Developer award for 2019. More>>

Charlotte Regional Business Alliance Named Top ED Group for 2019
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
May 1 - The Charlotte Regional Business Alliance has been named as one of the country’s Top Economic Development Groups for 2019 by Site More>>

Panthers Host Quarterly Investor Meeting
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
More than 250 people packed Monday’s Quarterly Investor Meeting at Bank of America Stadium. Held in the Panther’s Den, the event More>>

On the Road with the Alliance ED Team
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
The Alliance’s economic development team is racking up the miles in the air and on the road. The team has visited 14 of the More>>

Charlotte Region NYC Media Tour
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
What better way to sell the Charlotte Region than meet face to face with national media? During a recent two-day promotional tour in New York City, More>>

Public Policy Update
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
There’s never a dull day in the public policy world. Just ask the Alliance’s Joe Bost. He spends two days a week in Raleigh at the North More>>

Charlotte Regional Business Alliance Announces New President & CEO
Monday, March 4, 2019
March 4, 2019 – Janet LaBar, a seasoned regional economic development leader with strong communications, strategy and operations skills, has More>>

Global Manufacturer of Machine Tools Relocates U.S. Headquarters to Charlotte
Friday, February 15, 2019
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Feb. 15, 2019) - Porta North America, a subsidiary of Italy-based Porta-Solutions S.p.A., announced today they will relocate their More>>

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