Uptown Charlotte teems with professionals in many different realms. Bank of America, Wells Fargo, BB& T and other financial headquarters and institutions base in Uptown. Duke Energy, the Shaw Group, Chiquita, AT&T, The Charlotte Observer and the City of Charlotte and other large employers are found inside the I-277 and John Belk Freeway loops. City, county and state governments also have multiple offices in Uptown Charlotte as well.