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Michael Haley Covers Talent in WRAL Techwire Article

In the recently released CBRE tech talent report, it was no surprise that the Raleigh-Durham market ranked in the top 10. The ranking kept us in the good company of other tech giants like San Francisco, New York, Washington, D.C., and Seattle. While we may be the smallest metro in the top 10… Read more >

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South Korean Company Chooses to Locate PPE Operation in Garner, Wake County

GARNER, N.C.—Hansae Co,. Ltd., a leader in the global apparel industry based in South Korea, will locate its first U.S. manufacturing operation in Greenfield North Business Park in Garner. Hansae’s Garner facility will focus on producing personal protective equipment (PPE) for th… Read more >

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Today Show Features Raleigh Neighborhood

Realtor.com chief economist Danielle Hale tells Hoda and Jenna about the website’s list of the most popular zip codes in America in the mid-pandemic market. Watch the Today Show clip to see why Raleigh is featured as one of the most popular zip codes in America.    Read more >

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Inc.'s 5000: America’s Most Inspiring Entrepreneurs

Inc. released its 2020 ranking of the 5,000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America. See which Raleigh-based companies made the list here.     Read more >

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Raleigh Drone Company Awarded Drone Patents

PrecisionHawk, Inc., a pioneer in geospatial data acquisition and analysis for enterprises, announced it has been awarded two patents for technologies it has developed for unmanned aircraft system traffic management (UTM). The patents, titled ‘Automated Unmanned Air Traffic Control Sys… Read more >

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North Carolina has the most Equitable School Districts in the U.S.

States that provide equitable funding to all school districts can help prevent poor students from having lower graduation rates, lower rates of pursuing higher education, and smaller future incomes than their wealthy peers. See why WalletHub awarded North Carolina No. 1 here. Source:… Read more >

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Fortune's 75 Best Large Workplaces for Millennials

Fortune worked with its long-standing research partner Great Place to Work to help find the best employers for those born between 1981 and 1997—a generation known for appreciating firms with strong values and for changing jobs frequently. To determine millennials’ workplace prefe… Read more >

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The Triangle's Life Science Industry battles COVID-19

Perhaps no region in the United States was more prepared to fight coronavirus than our state’s Research Triangle Region. As you may be aware, the Triangle is known widely as one of the top life science clusters in the United States. with more than 500 life science companies in our 12-c… Read more >

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Business Facilities: 16th Annual Rankings Report

North Carolina’s economic development efforts are recognized in Business Facilities magazine’s 2020 Metro Rankings Report, with the City of Raleigh number one on its list of GDP leaders in mid-size metro markets. Raleigh also ranked number six among the nation’s … Read more >

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Michael Haley Selected for ACCE Economic Recovery Fellowship

ACCE’s Fellowship for Economic Recovery is designed to help chambers refine their economic recovery goals. Executive Director of Wake County Economic Development, Michael Haley, has been selected to join this accomplished group of Chamber leaders.   Read more >