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Qatar Officials Tour the Research Triangle

As out-of-market talent and qualified graduates continue to pour into Wake County, the need for a diverse business ecosystem continues to grow. While the Research Triangle region’s job economy has long been stoked by industry convergence and collaboration, civic and business leaders fr… Read more >

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Ipreo to add another 250 jobs in Wake County

New York financial services and analytics firm Ipreo is doubling down on its commitment to Wake County, promising another 250 jobs and $2.1 million in investments. “This region offers a talented and innovative workforce, a strong university system, and a collaborative business environm… Read more >

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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 >

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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. Read more >

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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.  Read more >

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

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

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A deep dive: The many reasons Forbes ranks Raleigh metro, North Carolina so highly

by Michael Haley, Wake County Economic Development — December 8, 2017Editor’s note: Michael Haley is executive director of Wake County Economic Development. RALEIGH – Over the past two months North Carolina and Raleigh have been recognized as… Read more >

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Economic Development Recap: May 2017

Click here to view the May 2017 Economic Development Recap.  Read more >

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As tech startups surge in cities, inclusive economic growth must be a priority

By Brooks Rainwater for TechCrunch Great places don't rise from a blank slate - they use unique assets to build up what's special about the community, rather than seeking to recreate success from elsewhere.   This is a recurring story; cities that succeed - from Boston and Seattle, to… Read more >

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Credit Suisse Announces Expansion in Wake County

Creating 1,200 jobs and investing $70.5 million Gov. Roy Cooper, N.C. Commerce Secretary Tony Copeland and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) announced today that Credit Suisse will expand its Research Triangle Park campus operations in Wake County, creating 1,… Read more >