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Chamber Presents 2016 Citizen of the Year Award to Phil Freelon; Family Launches ALS Campaign

By: ChamberMarketing | December 13, 2016

The Durham Chamber of Commerce presented Phil Freelon with the 2016 Duke Energy Citizen of the Year award at the Legislative Forum and Holiday Reception. During the event, the Freelon family, through the Freelon Foundation announced its Design A World Without ALS fundraising campaign which will take place on...

DPAC Sensory-Friendly Performance Delights Families

By: ChamberMarketing | December 13, 2016

Since 2008, Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) has been presenting one-of-a-kind, live entertainment events that truly can be described as “something for everyone.” This month, they expanded their offerings when they hosted a sensory-friendly performance of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical. Sensory-friendly performances are designed...

Nutanix Signs Major Lease at Chesterfield

By: ChamberMarketing | December 1, 2016

Nutanix, one of Durham’s fastest growing technology companies has signed a lease commitment for 70,000 square feet at Chesterfield, the office, lab and retail building project at the corner of Main and Duke streets in the Brightleaf District. The Durham Chamber played an integral role in the Nutanix expansion...

Welcome New Durham 2.0 Investor!

By: ChamberMarketing | December 1, 2016

The Durham Chamber would like to welcome its newest Durham 2.0 investor – Whiting-Turner G.W.C. Whiting and LeBaron Turner founded The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company in 1909 on the belief that integrity, engineering talent, and a dedication to our customers would make us the very best in the construction industry....

Investor Spotlight: Thomas, Judy & Tucker

By: ChamberMarketing | December 1, 2016

Many people think of CPAs during tax season, especially right before the April 15th individual filing deadline. Comments like “Don’t you take the rest of the year off after busy season?” often make us chuckle as it brings to light the perception that we only focus on the compliance...

Investor Spotlight: S&ME

By: ChamberMarketing | October 26, 2016

S&ME delivers engineering, design, planning, environmental and construction services for the built environment. We started in Raleigh in 1973 and have grown to a 1200-person corporation operating from 36 offices in the Southeast and Midwest. In 2016 Engineering News Record ranked S&ME at no. 82 among the 500 largest...

Best Places to Work in the Triangle; Morningstar Law Group Recognized

By: ChamberMarketing | September 28, 2016

Each year, the Triangle Business Journal names 50 businesses in the area as the “Best Places to Work in the Triangle.” This year, several of our Durham 2.0 investors were recognized. The winners were chosen based on an employee-survey process conducted by Quantum Workplace. Once nominated, a company had...

New Key Investor: The Villages at Ellis Crossing

By: ChamberMarketing | September 28, 2016

The Villages at Ellis Crossing encompasses a unique mix of one, two and three bedroom apartment homes, with a range of 687 to 1,420 square feet. One bedrooms start at $1,049, two bedrooms from $1,475 and three bedrooms from $1,689. Situated at the Northeast corner of NC Highway 147...

The Forest at Duke: Vibrant Living. Continuing Care. In the heart of Durham.

By: ChamberMarketing | September 28, 2016

Twenty-five years ago, neighbors and faculty members of Duke University envisioned an exceptional retirement experience. They banded together, acquired land near the Duke campus and began to explore the possibilities. Today they have something pretty impressive to show for it. As the Durham renaissance has gained steam, The Forest...

Almac Group Selects Durham for 79 Job Expansion

By: ChamberMarketing | September 20, 2016

Headquartered in Craigavon, United Kingdom, Almac Group, a privately-held, global contract development and manufacturing organization providing a wide range of services to the worldwide biopharma industry announced today that it will expand its operations in the Durham, creating 79 new jobs over the next three years and 102 jobs...

American Underground — Startup Capital of the South — Receives NC IDEA Support for ‘Retail Stampede’

By: ChamberMarketing | September 12, 2016

The American Underground will use a $100,000 Ecosystem Partner grant from NC IDEA to launch a ‘Retail Stampede’ designed to identify and support startups focused on developing products for consumers. Entrepreneurs whose businesses fit the description below can learn more here: startupstampede.com. Expanding the Triangle’s Startup Success Story To...

2016 Bond Referendum

By: ChamberMarketing | September 6, 2016

Durham County is growing and so is the need to improve our community’s infrastructure! On November 8, 2016, all Durham County residents will have the opportunity to vote on a special bond referendum to enhance Durham Public Schools, Durham Technical Community College, Museum of Life and Science and the...

How Risk Management Can Save Your Favorite Eatery

By: ChamberMarketing | September 6, 2016

We’ve all seen it or heard it happen at one time or another. You and your companions are enjoying a meal at your favorite local restaurant and all of a sudden – CRASH! Dishes and glasses are heard breaking after having fallen from the hands of a very embarrassed...

Best Lawyers® Recognizes 74 Moore & Van Allen Attorneys

By: ChamberMarketing | August 24, 2016

Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that 74 attorneys representing each of the Firm’s three offices were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017. Additionally, Real Estate Member Jefferson W. Brown was named a Best Lawyers 2017 Land Use &...

Welcome New Durham 2.0 Investors

By: ChamberMarketing | August 24, 2016

The Durham Chamber is pleased to welcome three new Durham 2.0 investors – Akridge, Cree and EY. Akridge is a comprehensive real estate services company that has invested in the Washington Metropolitan area for over four decades and are now branching out into the Triangle. It provides acquisitions, design...