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Big Week in Charlotte

May 10th, 2010 Listed Under: Living Here

NasCAR HALL OF fAMECharlotte welcomes race fans to the new NASCAR Hall of Fame,

opening Tuesday, May 11th, just  a few weeks before Charlotte Motor Speedway’s biggest race event of the year, Memorial Day’s Coca-Cola 600.  The museum and office building is expected to attract  more than 600,000 visitors per year.

Charlotte welcomes The NRA this weekend, as their annual convention  unfolds at the Charlotte Convention Center  Friday.

Alive at 5 is back at the Epicenter, Thursday evenings.

On top of the recent positive numbers in national job growth, Charlotte unemployment went down from 12.8% to 11.9%, a hefty one month drop, still with a long ways to go for a city used to being below the national unemployment averages.

Anecdotaly, I’ve a client who is a mid-level finance  manager, who came to Charlotte looking for work in the finance industry about 60 days ago. As of Saturday, she had 5 job offers.  Congratulations to Paulette and congratulations to the Denneberg’s! Good news, but I like to see more numbers from the city!

New to Charlotte in the past  6 months

The Nascar Hall Of Fame

The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

The Harvey Gantt African-American Musuem

The Knight Theater

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel

Relocation- Electrolux- North American Headquarters

Relocation-Husqvarna- North American Headquarters

New Runway at Charlotte International Airport AND expanded daily flights- almost 600/day!  Non-Stop Cities

Worth Mentioning

I’ve a new Frequently Asked Question page for Charlotte Real estate and a free no obligation, no sign up required,  search for South Charlotte homes

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Terry McDonald
I'm the owner/team leader of The McDonald Group at Wilkinson and Associates ERA Powered real estate brokers here in Charlotte NC. A transplanted Washinghtonian, my family and I came from the NYC area in 1993.
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