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Coworking Spaces Adapt To Coronavirus Shifts

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WBD Names First Female Chair, New Board Members

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Jul 8, 2020

Coworking Spaces Adapt To Coronavirus Shifts

The COVID-19 pandemic has left offices empty as people work remotely, but operations and plans progress for some coworking spaces in the Wilmington area. In downtown Wilmington, the creation of 22,000 square feet of coworking space continues in th ...

Jul 8, 2020

A New Record For Luxury Homes; Market As A Whole Improves

The tide is high for luxury home sales in the Cape Fear region, and home sales in general are improving, according to MLS reports. The month of June turned out to be one of the most successful months ever when it comes to homes going under contrac ...

Jul 8, 2020

Annual Satisfaction Index Ranks Chain Restaurants

The American Consumer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) has released its annual look at major brands across the dining spectrum, and this year, LongHorn Steakhouse has topped the full-service list, while Chick-fil-A led the fast-food category for t ...

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Getting A Jump On Job Skills

Posted Jul 7, 2020
Uncertainty continues with education this fall – in person, online, somewhere in between? K-12 back on schedule? Higher Ed on campus? But, amid the scramble of near-term decision making, there are community leaders working to prepare students for the best jobs coming to the Cape Fear region.
 
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WBD Names First Female Chair, New Board Members

Jul 8, 2020

New Eatery Welcomes Diners At Iconic Wrightsville Ave. Spot

Chris Graham, former co-owner of Chops Deli, is currently working as a consultant on the newly opened Molly Pitcher’s American Grill, located at 4001 Wrightsville Ave. “This is a spot I’ve had my eyes on for 28 years,” Grah ...

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Jul 8, 2020

Owners Of Southport Smoke House Open Leland Location

Owners of Southport Smoke House opened a second location in Leland at the end of June. Like its sister restaurant, the Leland Smoke House serves wood-smoked barbecue and brisket along with a plethora of homemade side items and desserts. The res ...

Jul 8, 2020

Catch Reopens To Indoor Dining; Tackle Box Kitchen Sets Sail

Chef Keith Rhodes has reopened his signature dining destination, Catch, 6623 Market St., to indoor dining.  Despite having been closed for dine-in service since the start of the state’s mandated carryout-only restrictions in mid-March, ...

Jul 7, 2020

Hospital Trustees Back Novant For Negotiations; Outline Possible Spending Plan

After talking for nearly three hours in closed session, the NHRMC Board of Trustees on Tuesday night voted to negotiate with Novant Health on a potential deal for New Hanover Regional Medical Center.   The approved resolution also for the firs ...

Jul 7, 2020

Apiture Completes $20 Million Fundraising Round To Support Innovation

A financial technology joint-venture of Live Oak Bank and Atlanta-based First Data announced Tuesday that it has completed a $20 million fundraising round. Officials of Wilmington-based Apiture, whose platforms support financial institutions&rsquo ...

Jul 7, 2020

From Car Dealers To Restaurants: Local Businesses Receive PPP Loans

Car dealerships, grocery stores, restaurants, software companies and many more are among the businesses in the region that have received loans through the Paycheck Protection Program, a federal program with the goal of preserving jobs during the COVI ...

Jul 7, 2020

Fintech Company NCino Boosts Offering, Sets Valuation At More Than $1.9 Billion

New Hanover Regional Medical Center may soon have company among local operations valued by the market at $2 billion.   nCino, a Wilmington-based bank software company, filed documents Monday with the Securities and Exchange Commission to offer ...


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