Charlotte Relocation Guide

VOL1ISS1 2017

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VOLUME 10—ISSUE 1 15 THE ORIGINAL RELOCATION GUIDE — CHARLOTTE | VOLUME 1 — ISSUE 1 CHARLOTTE LIVING With your new home comes new responsibilities – like protecting your new investment with the right amount of homeowners insurance. That's where I can help. Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there. ® CALL ME TODAY. Discover why over 17 million homeowners trust State Farm ® . 0907507.1 State Farm Fire and Casualty Company, State Farm General Insurance Company, Bloomington, IL Tom Harman, Agent 7825 Ballantyne Commons Charlotte, NC 28277 Bus: 704-543-4001 will satisfy your appetite for classics like fried chicken, okra and biscuits as well as offering a craft cocktail bar. Hang at the Dog Bar, Charlotte's original one-and- only dog friendly off-leash bar. Catch live music at The Neighborhood Theatre music venue, credited by some as the "turn around" in NoDa. The LYNX light rail extension will run through both neighborhoods by the end of 2017. Just south of uptown, the neighboring districts of South End and Dilworth offer a variety of apartments and bungalow style homes. Dilworth was known as Charlotte's original "streetcar suburb" and many historic homes remain. Today, the area is well known for its number of renovated mills and factories, superior residential properties and entertainment venues.For noshing, have your pick of fine dining restaurants, breweries and food trucks. An oldie but a goodie: Historic Ed's Tavern. SouthPark is one of the biggest neighborhoods in Mecklenburg County. The area is known as a retail hub, anchored by SouthPark Mall. It is also one of the largest business districts with numerous headquarters operations. Shoping at SouthPark is where New York style retail is found. "Pops in the Park" outdoor concerts are popular in the summer. For overnight stays, there are two Charlotte favorites for accommodations. The historic Charlotte Dunhill Hotel is one of North Carolina's Historic Hotels of America and one of its first luxury establishments. Designed by architect Louis Asbury, Sr., the hotel originally opened in 1929 as the Mayfair Manor residence. The 10-story hotel has been fully restored and is a landmark in the arts community and cultural district. The Ivey's Hotel is the result of an extensive, multi-million dollar renovation of the historic Ivey's building, which debuted in 1924 as the J.B. Ivey & Company department store. Situated in the heart of uptown on North Tryon Street, guests enjoy a luxury experience with convenient access to the central business and sports districts, and the area's most exciting cultural venues and dining. Charlotte is the largest city in North Carolina and the Charlotte–Concord–Gastonia MSA is approximately 2.5 million (2,474,314). The population of the City of Charlotte based on American Community Survey (U.S Census Bureau) 5-year estimates for 2011- 2015 is 731,424. Charlotte is the fourth-fastest growing large city in the country. *Tourism information is from the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority (CRVA). Economic development and business data is attributed to the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce. []

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