Cedar Fair staying in Sandusky, closes Charlotte Paramount Parks office

Posted Thursday, September 7, 2006 10:04 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Cedar Fair let lapse a lease in a Charlotte business park it acquired as part of its June purchase of Paramount Parks Inc. Former Paramount Parks IT and payroll moved to Carowinds.

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Thursday, September 7, 2006 10:05 AM
Jeff's avatar I hesitated even posting this, because there was never any question in the first place other than the one created by The Blade. What did they expect, that Cedar Fair would say, "Yeah, we're going to can most of those people and close the office?"
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Thursday, September 7, 2006 10:45 AM
Fun's avatar Of course, this was a well timed business move to release this information while everyone is distracted by Maverick.
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Thursday, September 7, 2006 11:19 AM
For some reason, the Blade has run numerous editorials criticizing Cedar Fair / Cedar Point for their business practices, especially admission price increases. I find it ironic and quite amusing that the Blade - which is now trying to force extreme wage concessions on its unionized workers through a lockout - would criticize how a profitable business operates when by the Blade's own admission it is hemorrhaging money.
*** This post was edited by HAMMER 9/7/2006 11:21:41 AM ***
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Thursday, September 7, 2006 11:24 AM
Jeff's avatar Actually, it was the Sandusky Register that started the speculation. My bad.
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