Wednesday, June 29, 2022

April 2013

Regional Report Triangle April 2013


The Triangle is making a name for itself in the industry by blending financial services with its trademark — high-technology

Regional Report Charlotte April 2013


Residential rents in Charlotte continue to rise as demand from consumers wary of buying houses surges ahead of available rental properties. But that may change over the next few years because construction of multifamily housing is booming.

Will shale gas lift the economy?


Capital Goods: Even if North Carolina's natural gas reserves far exceed current estimates, the larger issue of supply could affect the state’s energy future in the short term.

Regional Report Western April 2013


Though demand for their booze is booming, the owners of Asheville Distilling Co. have discovered that trying to change distribution laws that date to the end of Prohibition is enough to drive a person to drink.

Regional Report Triad April 2013


Winston-Salem-based Hanesbrands has cut its debt to 2.5 times EBITDA — earnings before interest, taxes depreciation and amortization — the lowest ratio since its spinoff from Downers Grove, Ill.-based Sara Lee Corp. in 2006

Regional Report Eastern April 2013


Live Oak Banking Co. makes most of its profit selling Small Business Administration loans on the secondary market.

Time to tend to family business


Free & Clear: Higher rates of divorce and out-of-wedlock births raise the cost of government and, thus, act as a drag on economic growth.

Being Trumped


Up Front: Donald Trump woos to make a favorable impression of his new Mooresville course.

Prepping Pinehurst


No stranger to big tournaments, Pinehurst No. 2 will make history in 2014 with two U.S. Opens in two weeks played there.

What’s in a name?


Donald Trump says his name is a brand worth billions. And the value it creates for his golf courses is priceless.

Runs in the family

Mac Jordan spends decades reviving the mill in Saxapahaw his grandfather resurrected.