Raleigh Named "Fast City"!

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 […]

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RBC Announces 29-Story Raleigh Headquarters

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 […]

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Raleigh 7th Richest City

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 […]

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Biotech In The Triangle

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. […]

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Message to NCDOT

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 […]

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