Recent Relocations & Expansions

 

JELD-WEN Expands in Charlotte
Friday, November 4, 2016
JELD-WEN Expands in Charlotte New Charlotte HQ Campus/Training Center Nov. 4, 2016 – Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina Commerce Secretary More>>

JELD-WEN Expands in Charlotte
Friday, November 4, 2016
JELD-WEN Expands in Charlotte New Charlotte HQ Campus/Training Center Nov. 4, 2016 – Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina Commerce Secretary More>>

LendingTree Expands Charlotte Headquarters:
Doubling in Size with 314 Job Expansion
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Nov. 2, 2016 – Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III, and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) along with the More>>

Wild Wing Cafe Relocates Headquarters to Charlotte
Monday, October 31, 2016
Charlotte, N.C. – After more than 26 years in Charleston, SC, Wild Wing Cafe, the destination for “hot wings, cold beer and good More>>

Latvian Print-on-Demand Company, Printful Expands to Charlotte
Monday, October 3, 2016
Oct. 3, 2016 - The Charlotte Chamber is pleased to announce Printful, a print-on-demand company based out of Latvia that prints and ships print More>>

Integra to take green architecture to next level from new U.S. hub in Charlotte
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Integra Architecture has announced the opening of its U.S. headquarters in Charlotte, where the firm will be spearheading a leading-edge approach to More>>

EUHERE Sports Opens New Office in Charlotte
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
EUHERE Sports LLC, subsidiary of Czech based 20-year old UHER Company, world leader in the production and distribution of multipurpose sports outdoor More>>

Red Classic Announces Second Office Expansion in Two Years
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Aug. 24, 2016 - Red Classic, a full service transportation, logistics and fleet maintenance subsidiary of Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated, is More>>

Aerotek Announces Office Expansion to Uptown Charlotte
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Aerotek Announces Office Expansion to Uptown Charlotte Location CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Aerotek, a provider of recruiting and staffing services is More>>

Arizona Healthy Food Chain Coming to Charlotte
Thursday, June 2, 2016

Grabbagreen, the fast-casual concept known for it's fresh and healthy alternative to fast food, announced a five-store agreement in North Carolina with Jeff and Nancy Adams of JNZR Enterprises LLC. The Adams plan to have two Grabbagreen locations open in Charlotte, North Carolina, by the end of the year.

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Ensemble Health Partners Expanding
Thursday, May 12, 2016

Ensemble Health Partners, headquartered in Huntersville, is expanding into 30,000 square feet, at 13620 Reese Blvd East, Suite 200 in The Park Huntersville, to accommodate their rapid growth. The company plans to create 120 jobs immediately with continued growth in the coming years. The 120 employees hired will begin work this summer. New employees will undergo a rigorous training program to become certified revenue cycle representatives, a certification provided by the Healthcare Financial Management Association.

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Charlotte Region Delegation Travels to Hannover Messe
Wednesday, April 13, 2016

The Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, the Charlotte Regional Partnership and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina will lead a delegation of more than 20 people representing private companies and public sector organizations to Hannover Messe 2016 in Hannover, Germany April 25-29. The Hannover Fair is the world’s largest industrial trade fair with more than 6,500 exhibitors and 200,000 visitors. This year, for the first time in history, the United States is the partner country and there will be a large effort to recruit foreign-based businesses to the United States. President Barack Obama, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, United States Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and United States Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker are scheduled to attend.

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Stimmel Associates Opens New Office in Charlotte
Monday, February 29, 2016

Stimmel Associates, P.A., a regional landscape architecture, planning, urban design and civil engineering firm, is pleased to announce the opening of its uptown Charlotte office. With more than 40 employees in their Winston-Salem office, the 30-year-old firm has grown to be one of the most respected planning and design firms in the Southeast. The new office is located in The Foundry at 619 South Cedar Street, Suite L.

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Republic Services to Open Customer Service Center
Thursday, February 11, 2016

Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla III, and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) announced today that Republic Services will open a full-service customer service center in Charlotte, creating more than 350 new jobs and investing $6.8 million over the next three years. Currently headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Republic Services is an industry leader in the domestic non-hazardous solid waste industry, as well as a Fortune 500 company, publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RSG). The company has leased 82,375 square feet at 10815 David Taylor Drive.

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IT Staffing Firm New to Charlotte is Taking Over the Queen City
Friday, January 22, 2016

Optomi, LLC an innovative IT staffing company out of Atlanta, opened their seventh office in Charlotte this past fall and is forecasting growth of three employees to more than 20 in the next two years. Currently located at 401 North Tryon Street, Suite 1034, Optomi plans to permanently locate in Uptown or South End by the end of first quarter 2016.

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Red Ventures to Add 500 New Jobs in Mecklenburg County
Tuesday, December 8, 2015

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla III and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) announced today that Red Ventures will expand its Mecklenburg County operations by adding 500 new jobs over the next five years. Red Ventures, a marketing and sales company, opened its first location in University City in 2013. This announcement will bring the company’s employment in Charlotte to more than 1,000 workers.

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McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture Opens Charlotte Office
Friday, November 13, 2015

McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture, a regional planning and design firm, announced the opening of its uptown Charlotte office. With more than 175 employees in six offices across North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia, the 60-year-old firm has several major clients in the Charlotte market as well as strong community ties.

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Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated Opens New Customer Care Center
Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Charlotte-based Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated announced today the opening of a new Customer Care Center on West W.T. Harris Boulevard in north Charlotte. The facility will handle all of the company’s customer business to business sales and customer service calls, emails and fax inquiries. Coke Consolidated currently employs 183 people at the facility. The company expects to have a total of 300 employees at the new facility and is investing $8.1 million in the operation.

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Oakridge Staffing Opens New Office in Charlotte
Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Oakridge Staffing is pleased to announce its expansion to Charlotte with a new office located at 6201 Fairview Road.

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Alliance Consulting Engineers to Expand Charlotte Office
Friday, October 2, 2015

Alliance Consulting Engineers, Inc,. has recently moved into a new 5,000-square-foot office at 5600 77 Center Drive in Charlotte. The company plans to add 15 new staff positions over the next two years. Positions will range from entry-level graduate engineers to senior project managers with 10 to 15 years of experience.

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TTI Floor Care N.A. to Open Center of Excellence for Marketing & Innovation
Tuesday, August 25, 2015

 Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III, and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina announced today that TTI Floor Care North America will open a Center of Excellence for Marketing and Innovation in Charlotte, creating 200 jobs over the next two years and an investment of up to $5 million.

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Albemarle Corporation to Relocate Corporate Headquarters
Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III, and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) announced today that Albemarle Corporation will relocate its corporate headquarters to Charlotte in 2016, creating 120 jobs and investing $12.9 million in capital. Currently headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Albemarle Corporation is a premier, global specialty chemicals company.

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OurHealth to invest $25 million in Charlotte expansion
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

OurHealth, a provider of on-site and near-site primary care clinics for businesses of all sizes, is establishing a new network of health clinics in Charlotte. Beginning January 1, 2016, OurHealth will open five MyClinic locations throughout the city of Charlotte. At these clinics, employees whose employers are part of the network can receive annual exams, immunizations, blood tests, generic drug prescriptions, acute care and treatment procedures. 

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Israeli Company GamEffective Opens US Headquarters in Charlotte
Monday, July 20, 2015

GamEffective, an enterprise “gamification” company and a narrative-based “gamification” pioneer, announced today the opening of its U.S. headquarters in Charlotte, as well as the appointment of Vice President of Business Development Hadas Kasher as general manager of its North American operations. Both announcements come just a few months after the company announced it had received a $3 million round of funding from investors.

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All Green Recycling Establishes Headquarters In Charlotte
Thursday, July 16, 2015

All Green Recycling, Inc., a leader in electronic waste recycling, announced today that it has relocated its corporate headquarters from New Brunswick, New Jersey to Charlotte, North Carolina. The company is in the process of upgrading a facility at 321 Atando Avenue for use as a corporate office, research and development facility, and its production and warehousing operations. The move will create 20 jobs in Charlotte.

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International manufacturer plans to build first US facility in Huntersville
Thursday, July 9, 2015

Nutec Group announced today that it is establishing its first U.S. manufacturing facility in Huntersville. The new advanced manufacturing facility will be constructed on Mount Holly-Huntersville Road. The company plans to invest approximately $19.2 million and create 61 new jobs.

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Texas global investment firm announces plans for regional headquarters in Charlotte
Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Governor Pat McCrory announced today that Dimensional Fund Advisors is locating its new East Coast regional headquarters in Charlotte, adding more than 300 jobs in the financial services sector.

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Chinese company Jetstar Express relocates headquarters to Charlotte
Friday, June 26, 2015

Jetstar Express LLC has recently relocated its headquarters to Charlotte, North Carolina. Jetstar Express  provides standard, speedy, and safe warehousing and distribution operations, as well as order fulfillment, supply chain management, contract logistics services and quality control inspections.

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Eight New Companies From Seven Countries Choose Charlotte
Friday, June 19, 2015

The Charlotte Chamber, with its partners in the public and private sector, is pleased to announce the following European companies who have recently selected Charlotte as their new U.S. home. For more information, visit charlotte.global.

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German company Vossloh AG relocates U.S. headquarters to Charlotte
Friday, June 5, 2015

Vossloh North America announced that it is relocating its U.S. headquarters to Charlotte. The company has signed a lease for 9,570 square feet at the Coliseum Centre office park off Tyvola Road and plans to relocate its key executives, eventually hiring additional support staff to bring the total number to around 30 people in all.

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Associate Staffing Expands Charlotte Office
Thursday, May 7, 2015

Associate Staffing, a diversity-certified Technology and Professional Services Staffing firm, headquartered in North Carolina, announced today that it will be expanding to a 7,500 square-foot office located at 2320 Cascade Pointe Blvd., Suite 150, Charlotte, NC 28208. The expansion is expected to create 40 new jobs over the next three years. The positions will include recruiters, sales executives and support personnel.

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Site Selection magazine names Charlotte among Top 10 US Economic Development Groups
Monday, May 4, 2015

The Charlotte Chamber of Commerce and the Charlotte Regional Partnership have both been named as two of the country’s Top 10 Economic Development Groups of 2014 by Site Selection. The magazine bases its annual ranking on four objective criteria – jobs, capital investment, jobs per capita and investment per capita.

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Queen City Earns High Marks in American Cities of the Future Report
Thursday, April 16, 2015
In a study of the most promising investment locations in the Americas, fDi Magazine – a Financial Times publication – has named New York More>>

Golden Sands General Contractors Opens Charlotte Office
Monday, March 30, 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Golden Sands General Contractors, headquartered in Miami, announced today that it will open a 5,000-square-foot office located at 10924 Granite Street, Suite #700, Charlotte, NC 28273.

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Truliant Opening 10 Charlotte Area Branches and Giving Away $100,000
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Truliant Federal Credit Union announced today a major expansion in Charlotte with the addition of 10 new branch locations by the end of 2016. The expansion will give Truliant a total of 14 Member Financial Centers in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg region creating more than 120 jobs over the next two years with an initial investment of $11 million.

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MIT and Stanford Engineers Bring Summer Camps to North Carolina
Thursday, March 19, 2015

Discover Technology, headquartered in Post Falls, Idaho, will expand its summer camp programs to the Charlotte area and hire 40 people. The nonprofit organization was founded by Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University engineers Drs. Paul and Lorna Finman, and offers a variety of programs aimed at increasing students’ exposure to STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) disciplines. The goal of Discover Technology, is to help communities confront shortages of college-ready students in order to fill looming talent shortages in those fields.

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Frito-Lay Expansion to Create Mega-Facility in Charlotte
Wednesday, March 4, 2015

The Charlotte Chamber announced today that Frito-Lay, Inc., a Fortune 40 company, will invest in its Southwest Charlotte location, transforming the 38-year-old location into a mega-facility. This new mega-facility is expected to create 30 to 35 new jobs and result in a facility expansion with upgraded technology.

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North Carolina Earns No. 4 Ranking in Site Selection’s Governor’s Cup
Monday, March 2, 2015

North Carolina jumped to fourth place among all states in Site Selection magazine’s 2014 Governor’s Cup, a closely-watched ranking of economic development success. North Carolina moved up three spots as compared to last year’s ranking. The Governor’s Cup is awarded annually based on the number of new and expanded corporate facilities as tracked by Conway Data Inc.’s New Plant Database. North Carolina ranked number one in the South Atlantic region.

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Preston & Partners Expands in Charlotte With Addition of Orion Talent Solutions
Friday, January 30, 2015

Charlotte-based executive search firm Preston & Partners announced today the opening of Orion Talent Solutions as an integral part of its staffing and talent solutions business. Orion Talent will offer full-service contingency search, direct hire, temporary placement and temp-to-hire services. The opening of Orion Talent will create 12 new jobs, as well as two new positions at Preston & Partners in 2015.

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RingCentral to Open East Coast Office in Charlotte
Thursday, December 4, 2014

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG), a leading provider of cloud business phone systems, announced today the opening of its East Coast sales office in uptown Charlotte.  The company plans to hire up to 100 people in Charlotte over the next three years. RingCentral’s Charlotte operations will focus on East Coast sales, and the company is looking for qualified applicants.

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ZAPATA Expanding in Charlotte
Thursday, November 20, 2014

Locally based architecture, engineering and construction management firm ZAPATA announced an expansion of two of its service areas, with a focus on serving the greater Charlotte area and additional locations throughout North Carolina. The expansion is projected to create 35 new jobs over the next two years. ZAPATA has grown its architectural and engineering capabilities, focusing on commercial and industrial markets.

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Cognizant to Open New IT Delivery and Operations Center in Charlotte
Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Gov. Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Cognizant will open a new information technology delivery and operations center in Charlotte. The company, a leading Fortune 500 provider of information technology, consulting and business process services, plans to create 150 jobs in Charlotte by the end of 2018 and invest more than $1.4 million in its North Carolina locations. Cognizant is also adding 350 additional jobs at its other company locations throughout North Carolina, bringing the job total to 500.

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German Firm Bürkert Announces New Manufacturing Facility in Huntersville
Monday, November 10, 2014

Bürkert Fluid Control Systems announced today its plans for a new advanced manufacturing facility in the town of Huntersville. The facility, a 120,000-square-foot building, will be constructed on Mount Holly-Huntersville Road. Bürkert plans to invest approximately $23 million over the next five years and create 61 new jobs.

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Aramark Opens New Healthcare Technology and Innovation Center in Charlotte
Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Aramark announced today the opening of a new Healthcare Technology and Innovation Center in Charlotte. The facility is designed to drive more efficient ways for hospitals to manage clinical equipment assets. By opening the facility, Aramark is able to increase its research and development expertise, centralize training and engineering capabilities, and integrate the company’s clinical equipment parts sourcing organization into a single center of excellence.

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Chamber Economic Development Marketing Publications Win Regional Awards
Thursday, September 25, 2014

The Charlotte Chamber received eight awards for various marketing pieces at the 2014 Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC) Communication Awards Ceremony. The awards ceremony was held during the 2014 SEDC Annual Conference, August 5-7, at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee. SEDC is the oldest and largest regional economic development association in North America, with members in 17 states in the southern United States.

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Velocity Technology Solutions Relocates Headquarters to Charlotte
Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Velocity Technology Solutions, Inc., a global leader in cloud application hosting for enterprise and business software, announced today that it will relocate its corporate headquarters from New York City to Charlotte. Velocity recently completed the acquisition of Charlotte-based Titan Technology Partners and will move to the former Titan office space located at 2105 Water Ridge Parkway.

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Queen City Soccer Club LLC Announces Plans to Bring Professional Soccer Back to Memorial Stadium
Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Queen City Soccer Club LLC has announced it has acquired the USL PRO franchise rights for Charlotte from the Charlotte Eagles. The new team, owned and operated by Queen City Soccer Club LLC, will begin play in 2015. The ownership group is headed by Jim McPhilliamy, current president and managing partner of the Charlotte Hounds (Major League Lacrosse).

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AvidXchange to Add 603 Jobs to Charlotte Corporate Headquarters
Monday, September 15, 2014

Gov. Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that AvidXchange, currently headquartered in Charlotte, will create 603 jobs in addition to the 200 jobs currently at the headquarters. The company specializes in automated invoice and bill payment processes.

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Feetures! Opens Charlotte Office
Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Feetures!, a leading sock brand in the running specialty market, is expanding with a new office in Charlotte. The location in Charlotte’s Historic South End is the company’s second office location and will serve as the center for sales, marketing, and product development and design. The company will create 10 new jobs in the Charlotte office over the next year. The brand will continue to provide customer service and distribution from its Conover, North Carolina, location.

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Empores LLC Opens Regional Sales and Service Office in Charlotte
Friday, August 15, 2014

Empores LLC, a U.S. manufacturer and installer of energy-saver products, has opened a sales and service office in Charlotte, attracted by the city’s large and growing energy industry. The Charlotte metro area has 2,966 firms in the energy sector that employ nearly 47,000 workers. Between 2012 and 2014, the sector grew by 10.6 percent adding more than 4,500 new jobs.

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Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont to Build Opportunity Campus
Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont announced today that it will build a $20 million, 160,000-square-foot Goodwill Opportunity Campus. The 18-acre site located at Wilkinson Boulevard and Boyer Street will also accommodate a potential future 90,000-square-foot expansion. Goodwill hopes to break ground in the first quarter of 2015 and move in during the third quarter of 2016.

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Hitachi Opens New Charlotte Ink Research and Development Center
Thursday, July 24, 2014

Hitachi America, Ltd. announced today the opening of its ink research and development facility in north Charlotte. The new facility, located at 5900 Northwoods Parkway, will initially employ five people.

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Economic Impact of Sealed Air’s Headquarters Facility
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Sealed Air is relocating a headquarters operation employing 1,262, paying an average wage of more than $119,000, is locating in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.

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Sealed Air Corporation to Relocate Corporate Headquarters, Creating 1,262 Jobs in Charlotte
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Gov. Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Sealed Air Corporation, currently headquartered in Elmwood, New Jersey, will create 1,262 jobs in Charlotte. Sealed Air is a global leader in food safety and security, facilities hygiene and product protection.

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Spectra Group Opens Financial Services Delivery Center in Uptown Charlotte, Creating 250 Jobs
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory announced today that Spectra Group, an information technology and financial services firm, will open a 12,864-square-foot office in BB&T Center in uptown Charlotte, creating 250 jobs with an average salary of $84,996.

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South Korean Manufacturer Opens Technical Center and Manufacturing Facility in Charlotte
Thursday, June 5, 2014

YG-1 USA announced today that it is establishing a technical center and manufacturing facility in Charlotte. The facility, which will be the first of its kind for the South Korean company, will serve as a hub for the research, development, engineering and training of leading technologies in the cutting tool industry. High performance custom cutting tool solutions for the aerospace, medical and power generation industries will also be manufactured at the site located at 11001 Park Charlotte Blvd.

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French Design Firm Team Créatif to Open US Headquarters in Charlotte
Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Team Créatif Group, a French marketing and design firm, announced today the opening of its U.S. headquarters in Charlotte. Team Creatif USA Inc. will lease 3,000 square feet in uptown Charlotte, hiring 40 people over the next three years.

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HireRight, Inc. Expands Footprint in Charlotte
Friday, May 23, 2014

HireRight, Inc. has just completed the expansion and remodel of its Charlotte office, which will accommodate up to 80 new hires. Headquartered in Irvine, California, HireRight is a leading provider of background checks, drug and health testing, and electronic Form I-9/eVerify solutions that help employers make better-informed hiring decisions. HireRight acquired Charlotte-based National Diagnostics, Inc. in 2009 and continues to grow its drug and health testing business.

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NuScale Power to Open Charlotte Office
Friday, May 9, 2014

NuScale Power, an Oregon-based energy company, is opening an operations and engineering center in Charlotte. NuScale is designing and commercializing a Small Modular Reactor (SMR) light water reactor nuclear power plant for applications in government and commercial sectors worldwide. The company’s new Charlotte office will be co-located with Fluor, initially housing 70 employees.

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BBVA Compass Opens Permanent Office in Uptown Charlotte
Monday, April 28, 2014

BBVA Compass announced today that it will officially establish a location in uptown Charlotte. The company’s new office, which will house loan processing operations, will be at 330 S. Tryon St., the same building as the Charlotte Chamber.

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Red Ventures Announces Major Expansion in University Research Park
Monday, April 28, 2014

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory announced today that Red Ventures will expand its University Research Park facility, located at 1000 Louis Rose Place, adding 580 new jobs over the next five years. Red Ventures, a marketing and sales company, opened its University City location in 2013. Red Ventures was founded in 2000 by Ric Elias and Dan Feldstein and has twice been ranked on the Inc. 500 list as one of the nation’s top 20 fastest-growing companies. The company employs more than 1,900 employees across five offices in the U.S.

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Thinkgate Moves Corporate Headquarters to Uptown
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Thinkgate, a leading technology and software provider for education agencies, announced today that it has moved its corporate headquarters from Atlanta to South Tryon Square located at 201 S. Tryon St. in uptown Charlotte. Thinkgate currently has more than 70 full-time employees and dozens of contractors who will occupy the 21,210-square-foot space.

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Hendrix Business Systems Expanding Into Uptown Charlotte
Monday, March 24, 2014

Hendrix Business Systems, Inc. has announced plans to expand to Founders Hall in uptown Charlotte where it will locate a new 1,800-square-foot Canon Showroom, showcasing Canon’s state-of-the-art digital imaging solutions. The company anticipates an additional five jobs to be created through this expansion in addition to 10 new positions that were created in 2013 as part of Hendrix’s expansion efforts.

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Chinese Subsidiary Purchases SouthPark Office Building, Relocating Headquarters to Charlotte
Wednesday, March 12, 2014

The Daniels Company, a subsidiary of Chinese firm Beijing Guohua Technology Group (BGTG), has purchased 6201 Fairview Road in SouthPark for its U.S. headquarters. The Charlotte office will also serve as a future operations management facility for The Daniels Company and BGTG. The Daniels Company also plans to establish a manufacturing facility of coal processing equipment in Charlotte.

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Austrian Firm WUKO Chooses Charlotte for US Operation
Tuesday, March 4, 2014

WUKO Maschinenbau GmbH, an Austrian manufacturer of cutting, bending and seaming machines, announced today the opening of its first U.S. subsidiary, WUKO, Inc., in Charlotte, leasing 2,500 square feet for sales and distribution.

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Japanese Company Opens North American Headquarters in Charlotte
Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Japanese company Yamada Dobby announced today that it has opened its North American headquarters in Charlotte. This location will serve as the company’s new equipment sales office, technical service center and spare parts warehouse for its high-speed metal stamping press line.

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Irongate Home Finance Opening Corporate HQ in Charlotte Creating 125 Jobs
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Irongate Home Finance, LLC, a home mortgage company, will open its corporate headquarters office in uptown Charlotte in April 2014. The company has leased 21,000 square feet in the First Citizens building located at 128 S. Tryon St., creating approximately 125 new jobs over the next 18 months. The company will continue to grow by 75-100 jobs per year through 2019.

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Bonomi North America Relocates North American Headquarters And Adds Assembly Operations
Monday, February 17, 2014

Bonomi North America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the worldwide Bonomi Group located in Brescia, Italy, announced today that it has relocated its corporate office from Rock Hill, S.C., to Charlotte, N.C. Bonomi created 11 new jobs in Charlotte with planned growth of five additional jobs over the next three years. Bonomi purchased the facility on 750 Imperial Court, which it plans to expand in the near future to add further assembly operations. 

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Eclipse Automation Expanding to Charlotte
Monday, January 27, 2014

Gov. Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Canadian company Eclipse Automation Inc. will expand its operations to Mecklenburg County under the name Eclipse Automation Southeast, LLC. The new facility will be located in the Whitehall Technology Park in Charlotte. The company plans to create 50 new jobs over the next three years.

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InChem Announces $15 Million Expansion With Plant Purchase, Creating 40 New Jobs
Thursday, January 16, 2014

InChem Corp., headquartered in Rock Hill, S.C., is continuing the expansion of its custom and toll chemical manufacturing operations with the purchase of its third chemical manufacturing site in the Carolinas. This includes a $15 million investment commitment in plant, real estate and equipment, and will create 40 new jobs over the next three years. The company’s new site is located at 12345 Steele Creek Road in Charlotte. 

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Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions Creating New Jobs in Charlotte
Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions, a managed care organization (MCO), will locate a new, 25,865-square-foot service center at 10150 Mallard Creek Road, Suite 400, creating approximately 80 new jobs in Charlotte over the next three to five years.

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Electrolux Expanding Its North American Headquarters in Charlotte
Friday, December 20, 2013

Gov. Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Electrolux, a global leader in home and professional appliances, will expand its headquarters in Charlotte.

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AIG to Open Technology Center in Charlotte, Creating 230 Jobs
Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that American International Group (AIG) will establish a technology center in Mecklenburg County. The company plans to create 230 new jobs in North Carolina by the end of 2017 and invest more than $5.5 million in Charlotte.

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Jabian Consulting Opens Charlotte Office
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Jabian Consulting, an Atlanta-based strategic management and technology consulting firm, announced that it plans to expand its national footprint to Charlotte by adding an office in SouthPark. The company plans to create 50 new jobs over the next three years and a total of 100 new jobs over the next five years. Positions include consultants, managers and directors.

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HUBER+SUHNER to Relocate North America Headquarters to Charlotte, Creating 50 Jobs
Friday, October 25, 2013

Switzerland-based HUBER+SUHNER, Inc. announced today that it will relocate its North America headquarters to Charlotte. The move will add 50 new jobs in Charlotte, which will include some jobs relocated from the company’s current location in Essex Junction, Vt.

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Rotech Healthcare Inc. Creating 200 Jobs in Charlotte
Thursday, October 24, 2013

Rotech Healthcare Inc., a national leader in providing medical equipment and related products and services for home use, has located a new, 24,174-square-foot customer support center at 207 Regency Executive Park Drive, Suite 200, creating approximately 200 new jobs in Charlotte. The company has already started hiring and will continue to do so until all jobs are filled. Positions include customer support managers, customer support supervisors, patient account specialists and customer support specialists.

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World Leader and Inventor of Retractable Dog Leash Opens US Headquarters in Charlotte
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

flexi – Bogdahn International GmbH & Co. KG, the inventor and world market leader of the retractable dog leash, announced the opening of its U.S. headquarters and distribution facility, flexi North America LLC, in Charlotte. The family-owned German manufacturer’s local offices are located at 10901 S. Commerce Blvd., Suite A. Founded in 1973 near Hamburg, Germany, flexi continues to handcraft its leashes, which are sold in 94 countries around the globe.

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Octapharma Plasma Chooses Charlotte for expansion of U.S. Operation
Thursday, October 10, 2013

Octapharma AG, a Swiss independent global plasma fractionator specializing in human proteins, announced today the expansion of its U.S. subsidiary, Octapharma Plasma, Inc. Octapharma Plasma will relocate to a state-of-the-art facility in Westlake Business Park, investing $39.2 million. Construction on the facility is slated to be complete mid-2014. The Charlotte expansion strategically positions Octapharma Plasma to service the U.S. market from one central location.

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Chamber Economic Development Team Wins Silver Award
Wednesday, October 9, 2013

The Charlotte Chamber has been named the silver medal winner in the High Performance Economic Development category for economic development organizations. The Charlotte Chamber attained this status by announcing the second-most jobs created for any organization of its size in 2012-2013. As part of Atlas Advertising’s High Performance Economic Development Benchmarking Survey, the Charlotte Chamber reported the creation of 6,106 jobs in the Charlotte area over the past 12 months.

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KenCord BioTherapeutics and Progressive Funding Solutions to Expand to Charlotte
Wednesday, October 2, 2013

KenCord BioTherapeutics, LLC (KCB), a new company specializing in the sales and manufacturing of prescription medications, has announced plans to locate its operations in Charlotte, N.C. KCB operations will be housed in a building located in southwest Charlotte. The company anticipates creating approximately 200 new jobs.

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Austrian Firm Getzner Chooses Charlotte for US Operation
Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Getzner Werkstoffe GmbH, an Austrian manufacturer of elastic products and systems for vibration isolation, announced today the opening of its first U.S. subsidiary, Getzner USA, Inc., in the Water Oak Building at 8720 Red Oak Blvd. in Charlotte. Getzner is leasing 1,000 square feet for sales and distribution and is considering a move to a larger facility in the future as business in the U.S. grows.

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Cedar Fair Announces Significant Expansion of Carowinds
Monday, August 26, 2013

Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, a leader in regional amusement parks, water parks and active entertainment, announced today at the Charlotte Chamber’s Board of Advisors meeting a multiyear expansion project for its Carowinds amusement park located in Charlotte, N.C. The company plans to make a multiyear investment of more than $50 million and will create 15 new full-time jobs and an additional 270 seasonal jobs over the next few years. Cedar Fair recently opened a regional corporate office in Charlotte.

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Yodle to Add 130 New Jobs in Charlotte
Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Yodle, Inc., a leader in local online marketing, announced today that it will expand into a new 35,000-square-foot office located in Cambridge Corporate Center at 10101 Claude Freeman Drive. The company expects to create approximately 130 new jobs in Charlotte, doubling its current employee base in the city. The majority of new employees will be in sales with the remainder primarily working in client services positions.

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Learning Tree International Expands to Charlotte
Thursday, August 8, 2013

Learning Tree International, a global provider of hands-on, instructor-led IT and management training, has established three AnyWare Learning Centers in Charlotte at locations in SouthPark, University Executive Park and uptown.

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German Federal Agency Giz Opens First U.S. Branch Office in Charlotte
Thursday, July 11, 2013

GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH), Germany’s agency for international cooperation and a German federal nonprofit enterprise, announced the opening of its first United States branch office in Charlotte at the Charlotte Works office building located at 1401 W. Morehead St.

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Tropical Nut & Fruit Adds Jobs in Charlotte
Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Tropical Nut & Fruit, Co., a manufacturer, importer and distributor of bulk and packaged snacks and specialty foods, is expanding its operations in Charlotte. The company, headquartered in the Queen City, plans to add another production shift, creating 10 new positions in manufacturing, shipping, sales and supervision. 

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Argol Villanova Group Opens US Headquarters in Charlotte
Thursday, April 25, 2013

Argol America, Inc., an Italian-owned provider of integrated logistics services, has located its North American headquarters in Charlotte at 201 South College Street, Suite 1640. The company plans to hire 20 employees in administration, IT and engineering in the next three years.

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