Business leaders in Charlotte are expecting unprecedented growth in the coming years, making it an attractive place to live, with ample job opportunities for recent graduates and young professionals. In 2006 and 2007, more than 50 projects were slated for construction, representing an investment of $5.6 billion of development activity, encompassing more than 8,524 housing units, 1.2 million square feet of retail space and 4.1 million square feet of office space.Johnson & Wales is expected to play an integral part in Charlotte’s continued growth. “JWU faculty and graduates are already making their mark on Charlotte’s hospitality community with their expertise and innovative flair,” said Michael Smith, president and CEO of Charlotte Center City Partners. “As we continue to expand our Central Business District to include a more vibrant urban neighborhood and a center for shopping, hospitality and entertainment, we know JWU will be a big part of that team.”
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