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  • 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...

  • Apr 14, 2016

    Raleigh Named a Top Ten Software Hotspot

    Forbes released a report on America's top 10 software hotspot based on a study conducted by BW Research Partnership for the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation. Raleigh ranked in at number 5. The rankings are based on eight metrics, divided into four categories: ...

  • Apr 25, 2016

    One of 'America's Top Boom Towns' is 30 minutes from Raleigh

    A report from Realtor.com highlights 10 towns across the country that show the strongest growth in jobs, household formation and housing starts. Counted among some of the largest U.S. metros is Rolesville, which is the only North Carolina town to make the list. The report says, "Rolesville...

  • Mar 31, 2016

    Jason Cannon Named New Economic Development Director for Wake Forest

      WAKE FOREST, NC – Wake Forest Town Manager Kip Padgett announced today that Jason Cannon has been selected as the town’s new Economic Development Director. Cannon is the first person to hold the position since the town assumed economic development responsibilities...