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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 >


City to Host Information Sessions on Summer Job Opportunities

Damien Graham, Communications Director  Prepared by: John Boyette Jr., Public Information OfficerFor more information: Robert Jones, Human Resources Department, 919-996-3570 or Nov. 28, 2016 City to Host Information Sessions on Summer Job Opportunities Du… Read more >


Fuquay-Varina Manufacturer Proposes Expansion, Adding New Jobs

One of Fuquay-Varina’s largest employers plans to expand its Fuquay-Varina distribution operations that will bring 40 new jobs to the community by 2021. Bob Barker Company, a leader in manufacturing detention supply equipment is proposing a $4.15 million facility expansion of their Fu… Read more >


North Carolina ranks as the #2 Best State for Business

Forbes released their annual Best States for Business list that measures which states have the best business climates and are poised to succeed in the future. North Carolina came in at number two right behind Utah and is the only state to appear in the top five of the For… Read more >

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Open-data Startup Competition to Catalyze Positive Community and Economic Impact

NC Datapalooza, an open-data startup competition, will take place on Monday, November 14.   It’s an event that brings together coders, designers, entrepreneurs, the public and government to create positive change in the community through the use of open data. After ideation an… Read more >


Bridging the Gap for the African-American Small Business Community

Existing African-American business owners or start-ups in need of capital for businesses can join Council Member Corey Branch and Wake County Commissioner & Chair, James West, for a business networking event and seminar to discuss small business lending and introduce Carolina Small Busin… Read more >


Garner Technology Center Designated as AT&T Fiber Ready

Designation Reflects Presence of Fiber-Based, High-Speed Internet GARNER, N.C., Nov. 1, 2016 - As part of AT&T's continuing efforts to drive economic development and investment in North Carolina, AT&T* and representatives from the Town of Garner&#… Read more >


2035 Fuquay-Varina Community Vision Land Use Plan Charrette

2035 Community Vision Land Use Plan Charrette What will Fuquay-Varina look like in the year 2035? If the past 20 years are any indication, it may look very different than it does today. Over the past 20 years, the Town of Fuquay-Varina’s population has grown from approximately 6,500 t… Read more >