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975
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Nicholas St. George, Chairman and CEO of Oakwood Homes, is largely responsible for turning this once-struggling company around.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 51 Issue 3, Mar 1993, p8-11, por
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2214
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Nicholas St. George is CEO of Greensboro-based Oakwood Homes, the nation's largest manufactured-housing retailer. St. George is the driving force behind the company's economic recovery; stock prices have risen from $3 in 1987 to $29.74 in 1994.
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13586
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North Carolina has a formidable mobile home housing industry. The North Carolina Manufactured Housing Institute lists twenty-three manufacturers in nineteen predominately rural communities in the Coastal Plain and Piedmont. McCollum discusses whether the industry can change its image from cheap, transient housing to one of affordable, quality homes.
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14874
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Mobile home construction in the state is doing very well. Figures from the Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) for 1984 rank North Carolina third in the number of units manufactured with 28,197. Only Texas and Georgia produced more. Two of the four major third tier companies are located in the state - Oakwood and Conner. They soon may be joined by a third as Manufactured Homes, Inc. of Winston-Salem has announced its entry into the manufacturing side of the business.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 5 Issue 10, Oct 1985, p22-24, 26-29, 32-33, por Periodical Website
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32220
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Many North Carolina firms are producing pre-built housing, which represent the latest development in low-cost modern housing. The change they are bringing in the industry has caused the North Carolina Mobile Housing Institute to change its name to the North Carolina Manufactured Housing Institute. Becky L. Griffin, the Institute’s executive director, discusses how the new unit could be an answer to North Carolina’s housing shortage.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 2 Issue 11, Nov 1970, p6-7, il, por
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32225
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Jones-Onslow Electric Membership Corporation of Jacksonville is growing at an average of nine-hundred new consumers a year. Alvin Morton, its general manager, discusses why the Jones-Onslow area is growing at one of the fastest rates in the state. In addition to the military and tourism industries, mobile home manufacturing has created new jobs and contributed to the area’s thriving economy.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 1 Issue 1, Aug 1969, p20-21, il, por
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32223
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The growing popularity of mobile homes is making the manufacture and sale of them one of North Carolina’s fastest growing businesses. Mobile homes may be the answer to the housing shortage because they offer complete housing packages, completely furnished, at economical prices well below the cost of other housing.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 1 Issue 1, Aug 1969, p6-7, il, por