An American airlines jet takes off at Charlotte Douglas International airport on Dec. 23,2015.
An American airlines jet takes off at Charlotte Douglas International airport on Dec. 23,2015. Robert Lahser rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
An American airlines jet takes off at Charlotte Douglas International airport on Dec. 23,2015. Robert Lahser rlahser@charlotteobserver.com

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  • Barings CEO dedicates 300 South Tryon office tower

    In late 2014, construction began on 300 South Tryon, a new 25-story building next to uptown’s Latta Arcade. It was a milestone for Charlotte, which had not seen groundbreaking on an office tower since the recession. Three years later, officials including the CEO of asset manager Barings, Tom Finke, gathered Thursday for a grand opening of the 300 South Tryon project, whose occupants include Charlotte’s first Kimpton hotel and the corporate headquarters for Barings.