WilmingtonBiz Talk

May 26, 2022

WilmingtonBiz Talk Previewing Summer Tourism Season

By Vicky Janowski, posted May 26, 2022

Memorial Day weekend has historically marked the unofficial start of summer tourism season for Southeastern North Carolina. But like many things, the pandemic has changed business as usual. On Thursday’s BizTalk, the head of the area’s tourism efforts talks about what’s changed for the “on-season” and previews what to expect for this sum ...

May 19, 2022

WilmingtonBiz Talk About Project Indigo In Southport

By Vicky Janowski, posted May 19, 2022

The developers of a long-discussed mixed-use project in Southport joined BizTalk this week to give an update on their plans. In 2020, Bald Head Island Limited and East West Partners proposed a nearly 400-acre, $565-million development dubbed Project Indigo. Plans call for single-family homes, apartments, townhomes, duplexes and commercial space. It would add onto the ...

May 12, 2022

WilmingtonBiz Talk About Offshore Wind Leasing

By Vicky Janowski, posted May 12, 2022

A federal agency this week provisionally awarded the rights to plan two wind farms off Southeastern North Carolina’s coast to two companies that offered $315 million. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)’s auction happened Wednesday for two lease areas in the Wilmington East Wind Energy Area, totaling nearly 110,100 acres. One lease provisionally sol ...

Ico insights

INSIGHTS

SPONSORS' CONTENT
Brookeskipper saltair headshot2

Brooke Skipper
Salt Air

Improving Indoor Air Quality Requires a Systematic Approach

Posted Feb 28, 2022
With more of us working from home than ever, it’s no surprise the average American spends 90 percent of their time indoors.  And considering the EPA has stated that indoor air can be two to five times more polluted than outdoor air, the subject of how to improve indoor air quality has never been more relevant. 

Lately, one of the most important topics I’ve hear...read entire article
May 5, 2022

Hurricane season officially starts June 1, and preparation is key, not only for emergency officials but for businesses and residents as well. The coast in the Wilmington area is often included in a hurricane's cone of uncertainty (probable storm track based on models) and storms have caused major damage in recent decades to communities in the Cape Fear region. Knowi ...

Apr 21, 2022

New Hanover County recently released a review of the county’s economic development climate. The analysis by Greenfield Development Co. is the first formal look for the county since the Garner report in 2014. To talk about what the review focused on and what county officials took away from it for future goals, Jennifer Rigby, the county’s chief strategy offic ...

Apr 13, 2022

WilmingtonBiz Talk: Battleship Point Reaction

By Staff Reports, posted Apr 13, 2022

Following up on last week’s WilmingtonBiz Talk with developers of the proposed Battleship Point project across from downtown Wilmington, two groups weighed in about their thoughts on developing the waterfront property. Kemp Burdette, of Cape Fear River Watch, and Travis Gilbert, of Historic Wilmington Foundation, talked about their views on the project a ...

Mar 31, 2022

WilmingtonBiz Talk About Cybersecurity Concerns

By Vicky Janowski, posted Mar 31, 2022

Thursday’s BizTalk focused on the latest issues around cybersecurity. The Biden Administration warned of the potential for cyberattacks from Russia because of the escalation of attacks in Ukraine. Joining BizTalk were two cybersecurity experts – Ulku Clark, professor and director of UNCW’s Center for Cyber Defense Education, and Geoff Stoker, assist ...

Mar 10, 2022

WilmingtonBiz Talk About The Restaurant Scene

By Vicky Janowski, posted Mar 10, 2022

On Thursday’s BizTalk, we checked on the latest buzz from Wilmington’s restaurant scene. Joining were Terry Espy, president of MoMentum Companies who has worked with a number of restaurateurs to open locally, and Daniel Hlusak, corporate chef of Floriana, which opened in downtown Wilmington in April 2020, just at the start of the pandemic. They talked abo ...

Feb 17, 2022

WilmingtonBiz Talk: Capitalizing On Sports Tourism

By Staff Reports, posted Feb 17, 2022

Sports tourism brings thousands of visitors to the Wilmington area each year for races and tournaments that require hotel stays and more spending. A big example: The 12th annual Novant Health Wilmington Marathon weekend, which takes place Feb. 24-26. The event will bring more than 3,500 runners and features a full marathon, half marathon, marathon relay, downtown 5K and ...

Feb 10, 2022

WilmingtonBiz Talk On Equity And Inclusion Effort

By Vicky Janowski, posted Feb 10, 2022

Last month, the city of Wilmington joined New Hanover County in creating a position to look at equity efforts within their government operations and services to the community. Joe Conway started Jan. 18 as the city’s first chief equity and inclusion officer, coming from NHRMC where he had served as the hospital’s director of health equity and human experienc ...

Ico insights

INSIGHTS

SPONSORS' CONTENT
Chris coudriet

A Public Service Profile for Mental Health

Chris Coudriet - New Hanover County Government
Brookeskipper saltair headshot2

Improving Indoor Air Quality Requires a Systematic Approach

Brooke Skipper - Salt Air
Jessiepowellheadshot webversion

5 Reasons to Build Custom Franchise Software

Jessie Powell - Wide Open Tech

Trending News

Holly Childs Resigns As WDI Head

Vicky Janowski - May 26, 2022

Aswani Volety Named New UNCW Chancellor

Johanna Cano and Johanna Still - May 26, 2022

Wilmington-based Realty Group Announces Changes

Cece Nunn - May 27, 2022

Firm To Convert Offices To Warehouse Space After $6M Purchase

Cece Nunn - May 27, 2022

WilmingtonBiz Talk Previewing Summer Tourism Season

Vicky Janowski - May 26, 2022

In The Current Issue

What’s Next For Wilmington East’s $315M Windfall?

Offshore wind, which can generate electricity, represents an untapped economic frontier for the region that has bipartisan support....


MADE: Making A Cut In Custom Woodworking

A staple in the community for about three decades, the Wilmington custom woodworking shop also features a retail component – a unique featur...


Creative Campus Aims To Draw Artists

The Cucalorus Festival has covered a lot of ground over the past 28 years, and with executive director Dan Brawley at the helm, it continues...

Book On Business

The 2022 WilmingtonBiz: Book on Business is an annual publication showcasing the Wilmington region as a center of business.

Order Your Copy Today!


Galleries

Videos

Trying to Grow a Business?
2020 Health Care Heroes
2020 WilmingtonBiz 100