Raleigh Named "Fast City"!
Forbes Ranks Raleigh 2nd, Durham 8th Among Metro Area for Business, Careers
Raleigh was just named by Fast Company as a Fast City…one of “30 urban centers that are shaping our future”. FC says: “This region wrote the original recipe for high-tech clusters: Start with careful planning, add a warm business climate, and top with a high quality of life. But don’t forget the brains. Three big […]
Downtown Raleigh Tops $846M In Private Investments
This article came out last week, but I was too busy to post it to my blog. I guess that’s what happens when you’re in such a great place…there’s never a shortage of things to do! Go Raleigh/Durham! Forbes Ranks Raleigh 2nd, Durham 8th Among Metro Area for Business, Careers (WRAL.com)
College Grads Flocking To Raleigh, Wake County
WRAL.com reports that downtown Raleigh has reached the $846 million mark in private investments and suggests this amount could triple in the next 5 years. This is great for the Triangle! Read the story
RBC Announces 29-Story Raleigh Headquarters
I saw this article on WRAL.com today and had to pass it along! College Grads Flocking To Raleigh, Wake County (WRAL.com) The article really says it all and reinforces my decision to come to the area almost 6 years ago (wow, I can’t believe it’s been that long!). We have one of the best educated […]
Raleigh 7th Richest City
RBC Centura made the official announcement today. They are building a 29-story corporate headquarters at the corner of Fayetteville, Martin and Wilmington streets in downtown Raleigh. This will be a great addition to the city when it opens in 2008! With all the recent projects announced, over $1 billion will be pumped into downtown revitalization […]
Biotech In The Triangle
Raleigh has been named the 7th richest city in the U.S. by Forbes magazine. Great quote from article as to why this is the case: “A very short answer is very smart workers,” Atkins says. The area has the largest research park in the world, Research Triangle Park, and has become a center for knowledge […]
Raleigh to Durham – Finally A Local Call!
It looks like the Biotech industry is continuing to grow in the Triangle. Apparently, Roche, the Swiss drug maker that produces Tamiflu is eyeing Holly Springs for a $750 million plant. This would be in addition to the $300 million Merck plant being built in Durham and the $190 million expansion to GlaxoSmithLine in Zebulon. […]
Message to NCDOT
<a href="http://msnbc.msn.com/id/9575756/” target=”_blank”>’Bout time… I have always found it hard to believe that a “local” call from Raleigh to Durham wasn’t actually local. It looks like most of us “Raleigh-ites” will finally not have to pay (i.e. use cell phones) to call Durham.
Developer Looks To Raise Raleigh Skyline
Below is the message that I sent to the NCDOT regarding the Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP). Hopefully, they get the message since neither of the division representatives responded to my direct email. Hello, I am writing to express my opinion regarding TIP Number I-4744, which relates to the widening of I-40 in Wake County from […]
This 40-story building would be a couple of miles up the road! Maybe they should build it downtown instead? Developer Looks To Raise Raleigh Skyline