Raleigh is fourth most cost-attractive midsized city for business

Monday, April 7, 2014

Rebecca Troyer      Triangle Business Journal   Raleigh ranks fourth on a list of 13 mid-sized U.S. cities ranked according to their cost-attractiveness to business, according to audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG LLC. The firm evaluated cities with populations between 1 and 2 million using factors that contribute View More

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Realtor.com ranks Triangle in top 10 for first-time homebuyers

Friday, March 28, 2014

Amanda Jones Hoyle     Triangle Business Journal   A recent Realtor.com report has ranked the Triangle at No. 9 among the top 10 markets across the country with the best conditions for buyers seeking to buy their first home. Recognizing that buying a new home can be stressful, especially View More

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CNNMoney ranks Raleigh No. 3 on fastest-growing cities list

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Dawn Kurry                              Triangle Business Journal   Raleigh has been named the third fastest-growing city in America by CNNMoney, which recognizes the Oak City for its affordable housing, high income and low unemployment. Following Austin and View More

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Raleigh-Cary No. 5 on list of fastest-growing retirement places

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Rebecca Troyer     Triangle Business Journal   The Raleigh-Cary metro is No. 5 among the fastest-growing retirement places in the U.S. Using population data from the U.S. Census Bureau, personal finance website NerdWallet ranked the top 75 metro areas based on growth of the 65-and-over population. The top View More

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Forbes’ most valuable college basketball teams: UNC, Duke, N.C. State among top 12

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Jesse Burkhart  Triangle Business Journal   On the eve of the official start of the 2014 NCAA men’s basketball tournament,Forbes has released its list of the most valuable valuable college basketball teams in the country. Over the years, making this list has become something of a formality for Tobacco Road teams. This View More

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Raleigh’s in one of nation’s 12 ‘regional powerhouses driving the U.S. economy’

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Rebecca Troyer  Triangle Business Journal   Raleigh is included in one of the nation’s 12 “regional powerhouses driving the U.S. economy,” according to a report released Wednesday by The Atlantic Cities. The dozen regions identified by the urban thinktank include “Bos-Wash,” the largest region that includes Boston, New View More

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6 Triangle-area towns named best places to own homes in North Carolina

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Jesse Burkhart Triangle Business Journal   Over the last several months, we’ve been reporting on the robust housing recovery taking root in the Triangle. Whether it’s home prices, home sizes or home permits, practically every operative metric used to measure the strength of the area’s housing market is View More

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N.C. and Texas claim top 6 affordable cities; Raleigh’s on the list

Monday, March 10, 2014

Rebecca Troyer Triangle Business Journal   Every few days there seems to be a new ranking of the “best” cities, and here’s a new one that takes into account affordability. Raleigh ranks sixth and Charlotte ranks fourth on the nation’s six most affordable cities evaluated by consumer website Cheapism.com. View More

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Cary, Apex on list of America’s 10 safest suburbs

Friday, February 28, 2014

Rebecca Troyer Triangle Business Journal   Cary and Apex have landed on another top 10 list – this time as two of America’s safest suburbs. The two Wake County communities ranked No. 6 and No. 7 among 120 communities that are suburbs of the 50 most populous U.S. View More

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Where the brainpower is: Exclusive U.S. rankings, insights

Thursday, February 27, 2014

G. Scott Thomas Triangle Business Journal   It pays to have a college diploma — and preferably more than one. A worker who holds a bachelor’s degree will typically earn 77 percent more than a colleague who didn’t go beyond high school, says a new U.S. Census Bureau report. And View More

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