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Charlotte NC Office

Charlotte NC Office

1001 Morehead Square Drive
STE. 320
Charlotte NC 28203 Map »

888.293.5649

Charlotte Facts

  • Charlotte is known as the Queen City. The city and its resident county are named in honor of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, the queen consort of British King George III during the time of the city's founding in 1768.
  • Charlotte was the location of the United States' first gold rush in 1799.
  • The Queen City is also a tree city. Charlotte has a 46.7% tree canopy which is helpful for the environment and greenscaping. To reach City Council’s goal of 50 percent tree canopy by 2050, 20,000 trees will need to be planted per year. Trees Charlotte, a local nonprofit, is helping make it happen.
  • Known as a banking and financial hub, Charlotte is home to more than 10 Fortune 1000 companies, including Bank of America, Lowe's and Wachovia Corp.
  • Charlotte is a sports town with the Carolina Panthers of the NFL, the Charlotte Hornets of the NBA, the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
  • The Charlotte area is home to 958 foreign-owned businesses. They represent 795 different parent companies from 45 different countries with most (192) hailing from Germany.

Charlotte notable rankings:

  • Ranks 6th among top 10 hot cities for IT jobs in 2013 (Modis, Inc.);
  • Ranks 8th among the top 10 big booming cities (CNNmoney.com);
  • Ranks 9th among top 50 cities with the most job openings per capita (Beyond.com);
  • Is among the top 20 best cities for businesses and careers (Forbes.com).
  • Ranks 9th among the top moving destinations of all cities (Penske Truck Rental);
  • Is the 17th largest city in the U.S. in total population;
  • Charlotte is the pimento cheese capital of the world. In 1953, a family-owned kitchen on Wilkinson Blvd. began mass producing and selling pimento cheese to local grocers. Ruth's Salads is now the top pimento cheese producer in the country, and makes 45,000 pounds per week.

10x digital Charlotte

1001 Morehead Square Drive
STE. 320
Charlotte NC 28203
888.293.5649