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Raleigh was named 2016’s 9th Best Large Real-Estate Market

  Raleigh came in ninth on Wallet Hub's ‘Best Large Markets for Real Estate’ list. The study noted that while some Americans are still wary trusting the real estate market, that sent the US economy into a free fall over ten years ago, there's evidence that sa… Read more >


Ateb Inc. Complete Expansion Of Raleigh Headquarters

Ateb Inc., the industry's leading provider of pharmacy-based patient care solutions, completed expansion of its headquarters in Raleigh, North Carolina. According to company officials, “generating an additional 25 percent growth in the company's overall headcount in the capit… Read more >


Entrepreneur Features Local Makers Raleigh Denim Workshop

As a result of WCED and the City of Raleigh's national media campaign, Raleigh Denim Workshop has been featured in Entrepreneur in a story titled "What Entrepreneurship Taught One Married Couple About Partnership."  The story showcases Raleigh Denim's entrepreneurial jou… Read more >


NGKF Closes Three NC Deals for Life Science Firms

Parata Consolidates in New HQ, LabCorp Doubles Space, SynteractHCR Relocates to Research Triangle Raleigh, NC (August 3, 2016) — Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (NGKF) has closed three tenant representation transactions in the Raleigh-Durham market in North Carolina, for major life science… Read more >


Relias Learning Expansion to Create Over 450 Jobs in Cary

Plans to invest $4.5 million in Wake County through 2020 Gov. Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III, and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) announced today that Relias Learning LLC will add more than 450 jobs over the coming five years in Wake… Read more >


Improved Nature Selects Garner Site

GARNER, NC (June 14, 2016)—Improved Nature LLC has selected Garner, N.C., as the location to build its first production facility to produce proprietary vegetable-based meat substitute products. Improved Nature will set up a manufacturing facility at 101 Vandora Springs Road in Garner … Read more >


Economic Development April 2016 Recap

Featured News Site Assessment Program Prepares Land for Industrial DevelopmentIn February, Wake County Economic Development launched into the second year of our Site Assessment Program. The Site Assessment Program was created to help Wake County municipalities prioritize their development g… Read more >


Bloomberg: Raleigh Can Compete With Bay Area's Tech Sector, Mayor Says

Bloomberg Radio featured Raleigh Mayor Nancy McFarlane in an interview highlighting Raleigh's thriving tech sector and innovation economy: "Raleigh Can Compete With Bay Area's Tech Sector, Mayor Says." A write-up of the interview was also included in the Bloomberg Brief newsletter… Read more >


WalkMe Inc. Establishes Regional Headquarters in Raleigh

Plans to create hundreds of jobs in Wake County over the next few years RALEIGH, N.C. – May 24, 2016 – Wake County Economic Development (WCED) and the City of Raleigh Office of Economic announced today that WalkMe Inc., a leading software company from Silicon Valley, h… Read more >


Raleigh a Best City for Starting a Career in 2016

Raleigh landed on Forbes ‘Best and Worst cities For Starting A Career’ list as a best city to start a career. For the piece, Forbesreferenced personal finance site WalletHub’s study of the 150 most populous cities in America. The study evaluated these ci… Read more >