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Cary #1 Boomtown of 2016, Raleigh Also Makes List

SmartAsset took a look at places experiencing rapid population and economic growth. To find the top ten boomtowns they ranked 572 of the largest U.S. Cities. They measured five different metrics including:  unemployment rate GDP growth rate net migration rate (the difference betwee… Read more >

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Citrix Expands ShareFile Headquarters in Raleigh

Citrix, a leader in mobile workspaces, providing virtualization, mobility management, networking and cloud services to enable new ways to work better, has expanded its ShareFile headquarters in Raleigh. The expansion will create 400 new jobs in Wake County over the next four years. Read more >

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Milken Institute Names Raleigh a Best-Performing Large City

While most all larger metros are experiencing stronger economic fortunes, some metros are showing a significant competitive advantage. The Milken Institute's Best-Performing Cities index looks into these metros and provides an objective benchmark for examining the underlying factors and… Read more >


INC Research Expands Global Headquarters in Wake County

Creating 550 new jobs over the next five years RALEIGH, N.C. – December 13, 2016 – Wake County Economic Development (WCED), the Morrisville Chamber of Commerce, the Town of Morrisville and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC), announced today that INC R… Read more >


Raleigh Is One of the Easiest Cities to Find a Job Right Now

Forbes ranked Raleigh as "One of the Easiest Cities to Find a Job Right Now." Read more >


Raleigh Named a Top 25 U.S. City for Small Business in 2016

Invoice2go has released it’s second annual ranking of the top 25 cities for small business in the U.S. The ranking was determined by looking at the aggregate invoicing data of more than 20,000 businesses across every industry. They looked at the average dollar amount invoiced per … Read more >


Zagat names Raleigh as one of the "Hottest Food Cities of 2016"

One of the most revered restaurant review sources, , names Raleigh one of the "Hottest Food Cities of 2016."  Read more > 


HQ Is Marquee Tenant of Historic Capital Club in Downtown Raleigh

Contact:Ilina Ewen, Director of Marketingiewen@hq.community919.632.2915 Raleigh, NC - November 30, 2016- HQ Raleigh, the flagship site of HQ Community, the largest entrepreneurial co-working community in North Carolina, is about to expand its growing footprint, literally and figuratively. H… Read more >

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K4Connect Expands Headquarters in Raleigh

Wake County Economic Development (WCED) and the City of Raleigh Office of Economic Development announced today that K4Connect, a mission-centered technology company that creates solutions that serve and empower older adults and individuals living with disabilities, has expanded into a new 15,000 square foot space at 5511 Capital Center Drive in Raleigh. Read more >

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Raleigh Named a top 2017 Housing Market

Raleigh has been named a top 2017 housing market by Despite a more moderate housing market overall in 2017, strong local economies and population growth will continue to fuel the nation’s hottest markets, and Raleigh is one of those markets. According to n… Read more >