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Amazon to Open Two New Delivery Stations in the Triangle

Amazon Logistics has signed various leases in an effort to open two new delivery stations in the Triangle. The new stations will power Amazon’s last-mile delivery capabilities to speed up deliveries for customers in the Triangle. Each delivery station will create hundreds of full-time … Read more >

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LimeLight: Wake County, Research Triangle development execs crack top 50 list

Ashley Cagle, Assistant Executive Director of Wake County Economic Development, and Ryan Combs, Executive Director or the Research Triangle Regional Partnership, have been named to the top 50 economic developers of 2021. Read more.  Read more >

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Gilead Sciences Will Create 275 Jobs in the Research Triangle Region

Feb 9, 2021   Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq; GILD), a leading biopharmaceutical company developing innovative medicines, has selected North Carolina’s Research Triangle region as the location for a major business services and information technology hub, creatin… Read more >

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Ashley Cagle Named to Consultant Connect North America’s Top 50 Economic Developers of 2021

Ashley Cagle, Assistant Executive Director of Wake County Economic Development and Vice President of the Raleigh Chamber was named to the top 50 economic developers of 2021. The economic development professionals selected for this list were nominated by their colleagues in both the economic … Read more >

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PennyMac to create more than 300 jobs in Wake County

Jan 26, 2021 Raleigh, N.C.   PennyMac Financial Services, Inc., a California-based specialty financial services firm, will create more than 300 jobs in Wake County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $4.3 million into PennyMac Loan … Read more >

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Cary named #2 city for work from home

The COVID-19 pandemic, while challenging and devastating, has led to greater flexibility for employees across many industries, including the opportunity to work from home. These changes have enabled people to work from home while maintaining their career.People are migrating to “Zoom t… Read more >

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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 >