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  • Jul 12, 2016

    Relias Learning Expansion to Create Over 450 Jobs in Cary

    Plans to invest $4.5 million in Wake County through 2020 Gov. Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III, and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) announced today that Relias Learning LLC will add more than 450 jobs over the coming five years in Wake...

  • Jun 14, 2016

    Improved Nature Selects Garner Site

    GARNER, NC (June 14, 2016)—Improved Nature LLC has selected Garner, N.C., as the location to build its first production facility to produce proprietary vegetable-based meat substitute products. Improved Nature will set up a manufacturing facility at 101 Vandora Springs Road in Garner to...

  • Jun 1, 2016

    Economic Development April 2016 Recap

    Featured News Site Assessment Program Prepares Land for Industrial Development In February, Wake County Economic Development launched into the second year of our Site Assessment Program. The Site Assessment Program was created to help Wake County municipalities prioritize their...

  • May 24, 2016

    WalkMe Inc. Establishes Regional Headquarters in Raleigh

    Plans to create hundreds of jobs in Wake County over the next few years RALEIGH, N.C. – May 24, 2016 – Wake County Economic Development (WCED) and the City of Raleigh Office of Economic announced today that WalkMe Inc. , a leading software company from Silicon...

  • May 16, 2016

    Raleigh a Best City for Starting a Career in 2016

    Raleigh landed on Forbes ‘Best and Worst cities For Starting A Career’ list as a best city to start a career. For the piece, Forbes referenced personal finance site WalletHub’s study of the 150 most populous cities in America. The study evaluated these cities across...

  • May 16, 2016

    Raleigh's a 'Best City for Jobs' in 2016

    Raleigh recently came in ninth on Forbes ‘Best Cities for Jobs in 2016’ list. The study noted that the health of the American economy looks very different depending on where you live and right now growth belongs to the tech centers, like Raleigh, and the Sun Belt. According to...

  • Apr 28, 2016

    Economic Development March 2016 Recap

    Recent Announcements 2016 Economic Development Forum The 2016 Economic Development Forum featured  Jeff Hoffman , co-founder of Priceline.com, serial entrepreneur, and advisor to the State Department, United Nations, and White House on economic growth initiatives focused...

  • Apr 27, 2016

    Will N.C. Cities Embrace Regional Transportation Plan?

    Next City published "Will N.C. Cities Embrace Regional Transportation Plan?"  The story highlights Raleigh and the region's rapid growth, and the strategic planning and investment being made to ensure that our great quality of life remains, for all citizens.  The article...

  • Apr 26, 2016

    Developer plans to revive $50 million commercial mixed-use project in Fuquay-Varina

    Fuquay-Varina prepares for gateway project; Developer plans to revive $50 million commercial mixed-use project In late 2013, the Fuquay-Varina Town Board of Commissioners approved a rezoning request for approximately 50 acres of Industrial Zoned property to new zoning that will allow...

  • Apr 14, 2016

    Holly Springs' first coworking space opens

    BY KATHRYN TROGDON ktrogdon@newsobserver.com HOLLY SPRINGS  Dave Macpherson, a business development consultant, used to drive every day from his home in Holly Springs to work at The Frontier, a co-working space in Research Triangle Park. But now Holly Springs has its own...