The NBA’s 2017 All-Star Game, which would have been played at Charlotte’s Time Warner Cable Arena, would have meant a projected $100 million boost to Charlotte’s economy.
The NBA’s 2017 All-Star Game, which would have been played at Charlotte’s Time Warner Cable Arena, would have meant a projected $100 million boost to Charlotte’s economy. John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
The NBA’s 2017 All-Star Game, which would have been played at Charlotte’s Time Warner Cable Arena, would have meant a projected $100 million boost to Charlotte’s economy. John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com

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    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.