Downtown Manufacturer Snags First WDI Microloan

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Investor Buys Portions Of Cargo District As Expansion Continues

A New York investor recently bought portions of the Cargo District in Wilmington, and the sellers are using the funds to further develop and expand the district.  The district includes parts of Queen and Castle streets and 15th, 16th and 17th ...

Apr 21, 2021

Cape Fear Seafood Company Opens Second Raleigh Location

Wilmington-based Cape Fear Seafood Company (CFSC), which operates three locations locally and another in North Raleigh, announced the opening of its second Raleigh restaurant at 2018 Clark Avenue in the newly named Village District (formerly Cameron ...

Apr 21, 2021

New Bakery Opens In Monkey Junction

Scott and Josh Williams, the father and son owners of Cape Fear Restaurant Equipment, both have a self-described sweet tooth, leading them to their latest family venture, Shug’s Sweet Shoppe, which opened Monday in Monkey Junction. Grow ...

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June Gunter

The Art Of Discernment

Posted Apr 15, 2021
As I read the forecasts of what the post-pandemic world will look and feel like, what becomes clear to me is that no one really knows. Some experts are confident that working from home will continue to be an option going forward. Some people are looking forward to returning to their workplaces. The implications of mixed model workplaces are complex and unclear.

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Two People Join IronGate Partners

Apr 21, 2021

CheeseSmith Coming To Brick-and-mortar Location

CheeseSmith food truck owners Molly and Brendan Curnyn are saying goodbye to the truck that helped put them on the map and are putting down roots in the Cargo District. Molly Curnyn said a brick-and-mortar location has been part of their plan from ...

Apr 20, 2021

Novant Names New Presidents Of NHRMC, Brunswick Medical Center

Nearly three months after purchasing NHRMC, Novant Health is beefing up the “regional” in New Hanover Regional Medical Center. The private, nonprofit announced a series of changes Tuesday that integrate key NHRMC leaders into Novant&rs ...

Apr 20, 2021

Downtown Manufacturer Snags First WDI Microloan

A company that repurposes shipping containers is the recipient of Downtown Wilmington Inc.’s first microloan.   The $20,000, five-year loan will enable Craftspace to obtain modular building certification and purchase equipment that can m ...

Apr 19, 2021

After Sale Announcement, Area Officials Discuss PPD's Impact On Wilmington

The acquisition of Wilmington-based PPD Inc. could go two ways for the company's base in Wilmington, said Adam Jones, an economist with the University of North Carolina Wilmington. "It could be a threat to the location as headquarters ope ...

Apr 16, 2021

Publisher’s Note: The Mixed Emotions Of PPD's Deal

It’s not every day the Wall Street Journal writes about a homegrown Wilmington company being sold for $17 billion.   In fact, that sentence has never been written anywhere before this week.   The news that Pharmaceutical Product D ...

Apr 16, 2021

City Council Set To Consider $625K Property Purchase In Downtown's Northern Gateway

The city of Wilmington is looking to purchase property located in downtown's northern gateway, slated to become a part of a potential $90 million mixed-use development. City council members will consider a resolution authorizing the $625,000 p ...

Apr 16, 2021

Wilmington, Local Counties Anticipate Millions In Relief Funds

Millions of dollars in stimulus funds are coming to communities in the region, and while New Hanover County has adopted an outline for how its estimated $45.4 million could be spent, other governments are at different stages in the planning process. ...

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