Local Community Development Corporations

Friday, May 18, 2012

Berkshire Hathaway Buys the Winston-Salem Journal


The purchase feels good:  Mr. Buffett stated he want the papers to have a "permanent" home with Berkshire Hathaway and it is obviously a big vote of confidence in the relevance and profitability of local papers.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Consultant to Evaluate Benton Convention Center


The Winston-Salem City Council and the Forsyth County Tourism Development Authority each agreed to provide $50,000 (for a total of $100,000) to hire a consultant to make recommendations about updating the Benton Convention Center. The Center is owned by the city but managed by an Atlanta-company which owns the adjacent Marriot and Embassy Suites hotels and operates them together as the Twin City Quarter.

Friday, May 4, 2012

UNC School of the Arts in $47 Million Expansion

As reported by the Winston-Salem Journal, the Board of Trustees approved the measure on Thursday.  The expansion will include a new library, a film production facility, a new campus police office, and a storage warehouse.