C2G Announces New Blog

Concrete2Green would like to announce the launching of its new web platform UrbanStreetSoccer.com.  UrbanStreetSoccer.com is a soccer lifestyle blog covering not only the sport, but also the business, development, culture, lives and lifestyles of its athletes and personalities on & off the pitch. With the 2014 World Cup just 1 year away, we thought there was no […]

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C2G takes part in Rainbow Push Wall Street Economic Summit

C2G took part in The 16th Annual Rainbow PUSH Wall Street Project Economic Summit participating on the THE BUSINESS OF SPORTS panel, which was held  Jan. 30 – Feb. 1, 2013 at the The Roosevelt Hotel in New York, NY. The theme was“Wall Street to Main Street: Economic Parity – The Struggle Continues…”

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C2G Takes Part in Urban Parks Conference

Greater & Greener: Re-Imagining Parks for 21st Century Cities is an international urban parks conference that aims to increase awareness of the positive impact that parks and green spaces have on our urban communities and explore how urban parks will be designed, developed, programmed, funded and sustained to meet future demands. Presented by City Parks Alliance, […]

Mall’s end jeopardizes two unique tenants

Creative Loafing Charlotte – by Cheris Hodges Eastland Mall has two things you can’t find at any other shopping complex in the city: soccer and Jesus. In 2008, Concrete2Green, a for-profit urban soccer company, took over the old ice skating rink in the mall. About a year later, Renovatus Church entered the mall — taking […]

C2G & Hip Hop Caucus Come Together.

The GreenPages USA and Concrete2Green presents Green The Block Charlotte Friday, April 23 5-8:30pm at Eastland Mall. The event will feature a Green Job Infomation Fair, Green the Block Rally with Mayor Anthony Foxx, and Celebrity Futsal (Indoor Soccer) Game with area media personalities vs. the C2G Allstars. This will be fun for the entire […]

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Mall change

Business North Carolina – by Edward Martin Like coins, they count up — the diverse factors that led to the decline of what once was the state’s grandest shopping center. Heat shimmers from the pavement, and shards of a Bud Light bottle glint in the gutter. The few dozen cars school in shoals of shade […]

Big Ideas: Soccer Anywhere

Charlotte Magazine – The Genius Issue – Jarvis Holliday Akbar Majeed’s love for soccer turned into an avenue to help underprivileged youth Akbar Majeed grew up playing soccer, and he loved it. Most of his friends weren’t into it though, so by the time he got  to West Charlotte High School he started to drift […]

For the first time, Futsal in Harlem

Concrete2Green & Bill-Lynch Associates present the Harlem Cup 2009. Celebrating the world’s game, urban culture & Harlem’s own FC Harlem. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRLog (Press Release) – Jul 15, 2009 – PRESS ADVISORY WHAT: THE PREMIER HARLEM CUP, a youth exhibition soccer match on the first “futsal pitch” or mini soccer field in HarlemWHEN: Saturday, […]

Game On

Pride Magazine – Business Issue – by Lori K. Tate Concrete2Green Revitalizes Communities, spreads love of soccer The parking lot of Eastland Mall is desolate these days since Sears closed and other stores sit boarded up and abandoned.  What was once the biggest mall in North Carolina has been in decline for more than a […]

C2G & Norsan Media Partner For Urban Youth

Concrete2Green partners with Norsan Multimedia one of the fastest growing Latino broadcasting groups in the country. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRLog (Press Release) – May 12, 2009 – Charlotte, NC  – Norsan Multimedia, the largest Hispanic Media Group in the Carolinas has established a partnership with Concrete2Green, LLC (C2G), the premiere urban soccer company. This partnership […]