Mixing old-time Southern hospitality and charm with a thoroughly modern approach to life, business, and forging new paths into the future, Charlotte is a city that embraces diversity in its people, its business community, and its leisure-time activities. With around 900,000 people in the city itself, and almost 2.4 million in the greater metropolitan area, Charlotte is made up of both historically significant and urban-trendy neighborhoods, and a modern and sophisticated center city area that rivals any on the East Coast.
Charlotte has a long history of being a leader in the manufacturing industry dating back to before the Civil War. Mostly known for the production of furniture, textiles, and [...]
Charlotte is the second largest banking and financial services center in the United States, after New York City. This along with healthy manufacturing, transportation, healthcare, energy, and sports-related industries, and an excellent standard of living, makes Charlotte a fast-growing city which is continually attracting new businesses to the area. Called the Queen City by locals (it was named after Queen Charlotte of Great Britain, who ruled when the city was founded) Charlotte’s almost year-round mild climate and great weather make it the perfect place for those who love the great outdoors, while the city’s sports, nightlife, and cultural scenes provide abundant opportunity to be enriched, educated, and entertained.
Ethnically diverse, family-friendly, and packed with places to go and things to do, Charlotte has a lot to offer everyone, and is a great place to live, work, and play.