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Mar 25, 2019

Four Wilmington Startups Semi-finalists For NC IDEA SEED Grant

Four Wilmington-based startups are among the 27 semi-finalists of the Spring 2019 NC IDEA SEED Grant, according to a Monday news release. ecoTEKindustries, Product Air Lift Systems Inc., Renaissance Fiber and Swell Systems were chosen out of 151 a ...

Mar 25, 2019

Coast Guard Bulkhead Repairs Scheduled, Park Improvements Follow

A Wilmington riverfront project that has been anticipated for many months is scheduled to begin after the close of the N.C. Azalea Festival, according to city of Wilmington officials. In a downtown news update last week, city of Wilmington spokesm ...

Mar 25, 2019

KFC On Market Street Update: More Than $1M For Less Than 1 Acre

The site of a planned Kentucky Fried Chicken location on Market Street in Wilmington was purchased by a Laurinburg-based KFC franchisee for $1.1 million, according to an announcement Monday. The 0.9 acre site at 5120 Market St., a former bank loca ...

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Business is Growing at the ILM Business Park

Posted Jan 2, 2019
This Insights article was co-written by Erin McNally, Marketing Specialist for ILM.

Did you know Wilmington International Airport’s campus is home to many businesses and shovel-ready sites for future businesses? 

The 140 acres surrounding the airport encompass the ILM Business Park...read entire article
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Mar 25, 2019

Downtown Fix

The building at 226 N. Front St. had been vacant so long, a tree had grown up inside it. That was before previous owner, Bob DeYoung, bought it and before Chapel Hill-based firm East West Partners bought the three-story historical structure in downto ...

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Mar 22, 2019

Economic Development Event Aims To Help Local Businesses Go Global

Wilmington is the first of four stops for North Carolina’s Go Global Road Show, an opportunity for local businesses to connect with trade officials and learn how to expand their markets internationally. The annual event, presented by the Eco ...

Mar 22, 2019

Report Shows Mixed Results For Area Counties In Improving Health

Brunswick County has made steady progress in improving the health status of its residents, according to the newest County Health Rankings & Roadmaps report that was issued this week. The 2019 report, which consists of data for 2018, ranks Brun ...

Mar 22, 2019

Friends School Of Wilmington To Break Ground On Building Project

Friends School of Wilmington plans to break ground next week on phase one of the school's unified campus Building Friends project, at 5814 Camellia Lane in Wilmington. Phase one will provide improvements to Camellia Lane, a new entrance to the ...

Mar 22, 2019

Proposal Revamps Wrightsville Ave. Shopping Center, Adds Apartment Amenities

A Wilmington company wants to revive an old shopping center on Wrightsville Avenue and make it more useful to an adjacent apartment community. Rainbow Square, built in 1974 at 3901 Wrightsville Ave., would be redone and expanded to include a swimm ...

Mar 21, 2019

Mixed-use Project On Oleander Drive Moves Forward

A rezoning request from developers proposing a commercial mixed-use project on Oleander Drive, which would replace a vacant movie theater and parking lot, moved forward this week. The request, which was given the green light by the city's Plan ...

Mar 20, 2019

GE Aviation Looking To Recruit 70 Skilled Workers

It may be a sign of the times: GE Aviation’s Wilmington plant anticipates a need for 70 more manufacturing employees, and has posted “We’re Hiring”-type messages on area billboards, a move not seen before in Wilmington from th ...


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