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Jul 30, 2021

With Wrightsville Beach Presence, Luxury Real Estate Agency Expands Its N.C. Territories

Luxury real estate agency Ivester Jackson, a North Carolina affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate, has opened an office in Wrightsville Beach. The move marks the sixth expansion for Ivester Jackson, a firm that has three offices ...

Jul 29, 2021

Residential Real Estate Company Opens New Office In Surf City

A Hampstead-based residential real estate firm is expanding by opening an office in the growing Pender County coastal town of Surf City. Coastal Realty Associates, started in 2013, has leased space that includes six offices at 204 Roland Ave. in S ...

Jul 29, 2021

Wilmington-based Green Dot Growing HVAC Business Throughout The Carolinas

Wilmington-headquartered Green Dot Heating & Air is undergoing a rapid expansion with new locations outside of the area. The HVAC services company has recently closed on a seventh acquisition to expand from its Wilmington base, which has two l ...

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Natalie English
Wilmington Chamber of Commerce

Infrastructure Improvements Will Drive Tomorrow’s Economy

Posted Jul 20, 2021
Concrete, steel, and fiber-optic cable are the backbone of a healthy economy enabling trade, powering businesses, connecting people, and creating opportunities. Few issues enjoy such broad bipartisan support as the need for modern, efficient, and reliable infrastructure. Business-friendly policies and major tax reforms that eliminated major barriers to growth have contributed to our rapidly growin...read entire article
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Jim Flechtner Receives Old North State Award

Jul 29, 2021

WilmingtonBiz Talk: Philanthropic Giving

A study released this week showed that only about half of the households in the U.S. donated to charitable organizations in 2018, down to the lowest point in decades. Giving from corporations and foundations, however, increased then, according to the ...

Jul 28, 2021

WMPO Turns Down Cape Fear Toll Bridge Proposal

Area transportation officials have decided not to move forward with exploring a public-private partnership to replace the aging Cape Fear Memorial Bridge with a potential toll facility. The Wilmington Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization ...

Jul 28, 2021

Wilmington Startup Pitching At DIG SOUTH Tech Summit This Week

One Wilmington startup is set to present at the DIG SOUTH Tech Summit in Charleston, South Carolina, this week as part of the Wild Pitch event. Electronic Lab Logs, a health care startup that has developed a cloud-based platform for laboratory mai ...

Jul 28, 2021

Restaurant Industry Tidbits Include Openings, Closing

Eatery17 chef and owner Jon Heller posted to his personal Facebook account July 21 that Eatery17 will not be reopening. While Heller did not wish to share the details of the closure of the Asian fusion restaurant, he said he has taken a new job wi ...

Jul 28, 2021

New Restaurant Opening Soon On Masonboro Loop Road

Steve West, principal owner of Grand Cru Food & Wine, and partner Russell Snyder are putting the finishing touches on 3315 Cut & Pour, their new concept opening at the Courtyard at Masonboro in Wilmington sometime late next week. Snyder, w ...

Jul 28, 2021

Port City Java Announces New Location

Port City Java will be among the new tenants at The Crossroads at Independence, a shopping center now under development at the corner of Independence Boulevard and Carolina Beach Road.  Steve Schnitzler, CEO of Wilmington-based Port City Java ...

Jul 27, 2021

CAM Café To Reopen This Week

The CAM Café, located at Cameron Art Museum, has announced that chef Chip Pridgen is returning as executive chef, and a grand reopening is scheduled for this Friday, July 30. Pridgen, who held the position of executive chef at the cafe prio ...

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