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Archive: April 2016

Durham Chamber Helps Secure 275 New Jobs for Durham

By: kompleks | April 26, 2016

Aurobindo USA, the US subsidiary of Aurobindo Pharma, an Indian pharmaceutical company, is moving forward with the purchase of the 142, 400 square foot Teleflex building at 2917 Weck Drive. The Durham location of Aurobindo will house a pharmaceutical manufacturing plant and R&D center while the company will keep...

First Quarter Economic Development Update

By: kompleks | April 25, 2016

Below are the Durham Chamber of Commerce economic development metrics for Q1 which has been a very active quarter. New projects: 16 Jobs Announced: 726 Investment: $126,042,420 Project Visits: 5 RFI/RFP/Building Searches Completed: 40 Follow-up Data provided: 39 Existing Industry Visits: 8

Investor Spotlight: ABC-11 Eyewitness News

By: kompleks | April 25, 2016

Ask just about anyone and they can tell you that ABC11/WTVD has three newsrooms in the greater Triangle region – one in downtown Durham, one in downtown Raleigh and one in downtown Fayetteville. After all, the station covers 23 counties in North Carolina, and that takes a lot of...

The Chamber Opposes HB2

By: kompleks | April 19, 2016

Since March 23, the Durham Chamber has been actively engaged in understanding and informing our membership of the details included in HB2 and its impact on the economic development of Durham and the quality of life of its citizens and visitors. To ensure that all voices were included in...

What’s New at Art of Cool Festival

By: kompleks | April 19, 2016

AOCFEST has returned for another year, and is chock full of activities to please the whole family. From headliner Terence Blanchard for the smooth jazz fans, to the new school The Internet and Anderson Paak, there are tons of musical artists to fit any musical taste. For the innovative...

Durham Chamber of Commerce Takes a Position on HB2

By: kompleks | April 18, 2016

“The Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce stands with the many companies, communities and individuals in opposing HB2 and all legislation which discriminates against men, women, governments and private companies living in, traveling to and doing business in North Carolina." Durham, is an inclusive community which is home to many...

Durham Festivals

By: kompleks | April 5, 2016

Full Frame Documentary Festival, April 7-10. Full Frame is the country’s first and largest film festival devoted solely to documentaries. Taste 2016 will tempt your taste buds beginning April 21-23 at the Durham Armory, Alley 26 and The Rickhouse. This celebration of food and drink is presented by Durham...

Festival Season in Durham

By: kompleks | April 5, 2016

Full Frame Documentary Festival, April 7-10. Full Frame is the country’s first and largest film festival devoted solely to documentaries. After a flurry of graduations, slip into “Cool” at the Art of Cool Festival. AOC crosses artistic, economic and social boundaries to bring together a diverse mix of people,...

The “New” Millennium Hotel

By: kompleks | April 5, 2016

What is your role at the Millennium Hotel? I am General Manager of the Hotel and arrived in February. I left Crescent Hotels& Resorts (Fairfax, VA) where I was an Area General Manager with responsibilities for a number of hotels. My most recent prior experience includes serving as General...

Mangum Flats: The Latest Downtown Condo Project

By: kompleks | April 5, 2016

Mangum Flats is the latest downtown condo project designed by Durham 2.0 member Center Studio Architecture and real estate developer and Durham Chamber board member Scott Harmon. Like their recent Church+Main project next to the historic courthouse, Mangum Flats is a partnerships with Triangle veteran developers Roland and Jed...

Idea Generation Next – United Way of the Greater Triangle

By: kompleks | April 1, 2016

Presented by United Way of the Greater Triangle’s Leaders United in partnership with American Underground, Duke I & E, HQ Raleigh, and The Institute Site: IBM Headquarters, RTP Date: Friday, May 20, 2016 Time: 11:30 am to 1:30 pm | Lunch will be served Audience: Leaders United members, entrepreneurs,...

Investor Spotlight: One City Center

By: kompleks | April 1, 2016

One of the most exciting projects to get underway in Durham is One City Center. This project recently broke ground and when in downtown Durham, you can hear and see all of the action happening in the heart of the city. One City Center is located in the heart...