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7429
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The North Carolina Business Hall of Fame, established in 1988, recognizes business leaders who made significant contributions to building the state's economy and who provided outstanding community and statewide service. Inductees must be retired from day-to-day operation of their organization or be at least seventy years of age. The 2005 honorees are William A. V. Cecil, owner, Biltmore Estate, Asheville; Hugh L. McColl, Jr., former CEO Bank of America, Charlotte; W. David Stedman, former textile executive, entrepreneur, and former NCCBI chair; and Joan Zimmerman, CEO Southern Shows and NCCBI Board member, Charlotte.
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7430
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Dole Foods owner David Murdock, in partnership with the University of North Carolina system and others, will build a biotech campus in Kannapolis. The biopolis will encompass the 250-acre former Cannon Mills plant and the city's entire downtown area. The $1 billion investment will create over 5,000 jobs. The project will include an Institute for Advanced Fruit and Vegetable Science formed by Dole Foods and N.C. State University, one million square feet of office and laboratory space, and a UNC-Charlotte math and science high schools for girls.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 63 Issue 10, Oct 2005, p7, il
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7436
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Mary Clara Capel, administrative director of Capel, Inc., Troy, North Carolina, is devoted to the rug company started by her grandfather in 1917. Capel has worked from the mailroom to the showroom and knows the family business inside out. She joined the company in 1981 and worked in sales in Atlanta and San Francisco before returning to Troy in 1997. Capel, Inc., is the country's largest privately owned rug manufacturer and importer.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 63 Issue 10, Oct 2005, p56-59, por
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7434
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The Design Awards competition, held annually by the North Carolina Chapter of the AIA, recognizes the best design work of North Carolina architects. In 2005, a record 126 entries were submitted. Architects from firms in the Chicago area judged the entries. Awards are divided into two categories: honor and merit. Honor is the top award. The judges selected ten entries to receive awards. Clearscapes, PA, of Raleigh received the honor award and nine others earned the merit.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 63 Issue 10, Oct 2005, p36-37, il
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7437
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Mega malls and outlet shopping centers are major tourist attractions in North Carolina. Visitor profile information for 2004, released by the North Carolina Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development, shows that 24 percent of all travelers to the state listed shipping as a major activity. Attending family events ranked second at 20 percent. Concord Mills Shopping Center ranked as the state's top tourist destination with sixteen million visitors.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 63 Issue 10, Oct 2005, p52, 54, il
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7432
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The Firm of the Year Award, presented by the North Carolina Chapter of AIA, is given to the firm producing quality architecture and having a high level of customer satisfaction for a ten-year period. FreemanWhite received the 2005 award. The firm, with offices in Charlotte, Raleigh, and San Diego, is the second largest architectural firm in North Carolina and among the largest two percent in the country. Founded in 1892, FreemanWhite is the state's oldest architectural firm and tenth oldest in the United States.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 63 Issue 10, Oct 2005, p38, por
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7433
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The F. Carter Williams Gold Medal from the North Carolina Chapter of AIA recognizes a distinguished career of extraordinary achievements as an architect and is the highest honor the AIA accords its membership. North Carolina State University graduate and Research Triangle Metropolitan Area architect John L. Atkins, III, received the award for 2005.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 63 Issue 10, Oct 2005, p39, por
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7435
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While business incentives created some controversy, they have been successful in bringing major new companies like Dell Inc. to North Carolina and in expanding current businesses. New facilities and jobs were created. Maurer discusses the state's top ten economic development projects and the top five development projects in each of state's regional districts.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 63 Issue 10, Oct 2005, p14, 16-20, 22-24, 26, 28, 30, il
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7431
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The William Henly Deitrick/AIA N.C. Medal for Service award, given annually by the AIA/North Carolina for community and professional leadership, is the highest honor presented to a North Carolina architect. Wilmington architect Paul Davis Boney received the 2005 award.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 63 Issue 10, Oct 2005, p35, por