Using video marketing for real estate

  The camera and YouTube show more than cute kittens pawing on a piano. Media Bonsai, a two person company, wraps its video lens around the stories of business. “A lot of times the story that a company has been trying to tell can’t always get it across,” said Scott Harrington, Media Bonsai co-creator. “People […]

The Long Term Deal

An international network and a virtual vision captured Michelle Vernon’s attention in college. Fueled with only ambition, she realized a plan to help manufacturers in Charlotte with business overseas. Michelle first focused on French when she created Choice Translating. In the professional firm’s seventeen years, it has expanded as a language services provider to help […]

Uptown Insurance – An Allstate Success Story

Awards and plaques cover the walls of J.C and Bianca Alvarado’s office at Uptown Insurance. Behind the shining sheath of their achievements is the story of sacrifice, challenge and love. The husband and wife team have owned their Allstate office at Tryon Plaza since 2007. Their eager determination to set themselves apart in the business […]

Tech savvy biz lands historic digs

Part of a series of skyscrapers acclaimed long ago as forming “the Wall Street of the South,”1 Tryon Plaza still boasts of the creative entrepreneurial spirit that inspired its founding.  A variety of businesses are time and again finding themselves behind these handsomely clad stone facades.  We met up with new occupant, Chris Harkey, President of […]

The mashed potatoes and grits of the sushi world

The word pedigree  pops up on the Room 112 webpage. It is the one Andy and Adrian Chen use to describe their modern Asian cuisine and sushi restaurant. Pedigree blends together the Chens’ philosophy of an excellent dining experience, knowledge of the Charlotte palette, and style in food. Room 112 invites Tryon Plaza business owners […]

Rappelling in Uptown!

An owner of an office condominium unit at Tryon Plaza, Shane McDevitt,  is really living over the edge for a good cause! Friends and family, This Saturday (Oct 29th) at 11:50am, I will be rappelling 35 stories down The VUE high-rise in Uptown Charlotte to help raise money for Special Olympics North Carolina. Over the […]

Historic Charlotte, Inc. Says Tryon Plaza is a Blast

Historic Charlotte, Inc. has recognized Tryon Plaza for its preservation efforts during the renovation of the twenty-story office tower which is now being sold as office condominiums.  At its 11th Annual Blast for the Past Preservation Awards Ceremony held earlier in the month, a number of projects were honored for their contribution to the preserving […]

Envision Charlotte’s Smart Energy Now Program Makes Tryon Plaza Shine

Underneath Tryon Plaza’s amazing 1920’s architecture and historic charm is a commitment to energy efficiency and increased sustainability.  Tryon Plaza is proud to announce that it is participating in Duke Energy’s Smart Energy Now program, Envision Charlotte.  Said best by Envision Charlotte: A first-of-its-kind community sustainability program, this cutting-edge initiative will reflect Charlotte’s role as […]

Concierge at Your Service

Time runs out. Five, six, or seven o’clock hits. You’re not done with a report. All you think about is the dinner not on the stove. The kids call or text. You remember you need to stop by the grocery store after you survive Charlotte traffic. Tryon Plaza’s Business Concierge offers its business owners and […]