News & Media


News & Media

Welcome to the newsroom where you will find Raleigh and Wake County’s latest news, accolades and all the ways you can stay up-to-date with our community. We are a little biased when it comes to our vibrant, thriving area, but here's what others are saying about us: 

Credit Suisse breaks ground on massive RTP expansion

At a reception in a glass-walled lobby, executives and state officials, including Gov. Roy Cooper, gathered Tuesday morning to celebrate a day that even Jim Captain wasn't sure would arrive: the groundbreaking for the massive expansion Credit Suisse announced last year. Read more.

Wake County ED Proposes Incentives to Lure Business to Vulnerable Areas  

The Wake County Economic Development Department wants to implement an innovative policy that would provide incentives to businesses to make decisions that benefit vulnerable groups across the county. Read more

Michael Haley talks about New Jobs in Wake County   

Projects with more than 14,700 potential new jobs are eyeing Wake County right now, the area’s top economic developer, Michael Haley confirms. Read more

Raleigh Local Featured in Chief Executive Magazine  

Aly Khalifa (Raleigh-based innovation and sustainability entrepreneur) was featured as a top 20 maker in Chief Executive Magazine who is making a difference in American manufacturing with his company, Oceanworks. Read more on pages 40-43. 

Ashley Christensen Featured in USA Today 

Ashley Christensen (Raleigh Chef and James Beard finalist) received the North Carolina nomination in the USA Today article for “50 States: 50 Female Chefs". Read more on slide 33. 

Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill Tagged as Top 5 Tech Hotspots 

This trio of cities has been an innovation center for decades. Read more

GeekWire HQ2 Revealed  

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GeekWire is Looking for HQ2 — Could They Select Raleigh?  

GeekWire, a tech publication based in Seattle is looking for a temporary HQ2 for the month of February. Raleigh is one of four finalists. Read More

Triangle ships 32-pound Amazon HQ2 proposal 

The Research Triangle region makes it official and submits large box with Amazon HQ2 proposal. Read More

#TriangleDelivers Twitter Campaign Aims to Lure Amazon

The Research Triangle region makes it official and submits large box with Amazon HQ2 proposal. Read More

Is Raleigh the New Belle of the South?

A reporter from Orbitz visited Raleigh over Bluegrass weekend and was impressed with the revitalization of downtown.  Read More

Thrillist Notes the Warehouse District is About to Get “Crazy Popular”

With its charming brick facades, chic aesthetic, and local food joints, the Warehouse District is on the verge of becoming one of the best neighborhoods in the nation. Read More

Forbes Ranks Raleigh #2 Best Place for Business and Careers

Raleigh has been ranked for the last 5 years in Forbes rating of best please for business and careers. Read More

Forbes Ranks North Carolina as #1 for Best State for Business

With one of the country’s strongest business climates, Forbes touts North Carolina for business and careers once again. Read More

Millennials from Raleigh Tell Us Why They Prefer Raleigh Over Silicon Valley

Contributors from PrecisionHawk and Dropsource wave the flag for Raleigh as a preferred tech hub. Read More

Inside Raleigh’s North Person Street Neighborhood

Travel & Leisure covers Person Street, an up-and-coming area just minutes outside of downtown Raleigh. Read More


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