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Emsi names Wake County #8 large county in 2020 Talent Attraction Scorecard

This year’s Talent Attraction Scorecard unpacks how early data suggests existing trends in remote work and large city out-migration have been accelerated by COVID-19. Whether succeeding in their efforts or struggling, the pandemic is forcing communities to respond to shifting migration… Read more >

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Business Facilities names North Carolina 2020 State of the Year

The national publication serving corporate site selectors and economic development professionals recognizes North Carolina’s success in winning projects that create capital investments and new jobs. North Carolina was ranked among the top 10 states for best business climate, workforce … Read more >

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Raleigh is one of the 50 Best Places to Travel in 2021

Travel & Leisure released its list of the 50 best places to travel in 2021. This year’s list features 50 dynamic, of-the-moment destinations — all right here in the United States including Raleigh. Read the article here.   Read more >

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Slow the Spread of COVID-19

To keep the economy open we need to slow the spread of the virus. That's why the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) is raising awareness of SlowCOVIDNC, North Carolina’s Exposure Notification app that anonymously notifies users of potential COVID-19 exposur… Read more >

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Raleigh is No.1 Real Estate Market for 2021

Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2021 highlights the evolving trends shaping the real estate industry. The report, which includes proprietary data and insights from more than 1,600 leading real estate industry experts, explores how COVID-19 accelerated many existing trends like retail foo… Read more >

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Wake Forest Developing 200 Acres for Mixed-use Tech Park

Despite the challenges currently presented by COVID-19 to land developments of all sizes and to the future of modern work habits, Wake Forest's plans for a nearly 200-acre, tech-centric site remain active. The Wake Forest tech park, located off of Capital Boulevard/U.S. 1, represents one of … Read more >

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Raleigh-Durham No.5 in the nation for Life Sciences

CBRE | Raleigh, a commercial real estate services company, released a research report in October 2020 that named the Raleigh-Durham area as number five in the nation for the life sciences. The Triangle has long established itself as a leader in life sciences with its Research Triangle Park c… Read more >

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Raleigh is among the Top College Towns in the U.S.

North Carolina is home to one of the nation’s top college towns, a new study finds. Raleigh ranks No. 6 in a study of social activities and other offerings that make cities attractive to students pursuing higher education, according to results published Tuesday from WalletHub. Read mor… Read more >

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NC State Faculty Members Elected to AAAS

Ten NC State faculty members have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest scientific society and publisher of the journal Science. This is the largest class of AAAS fellows elected from NC State since the university was foun… Read more >

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GRCVB Named Best CVB/DMO in the Southeast

Northstar Meetings Group and its principal brands, Meetings & Conventions and Successful Meetings, announced the recipients of the Fourth Annual Stella Awards; Greater Raleigh Conventions Visitors Bureau (GRCVB) was awarded the Gold Award in the Best CVB/DMO (Regional) Southeas… Read more >