December 1, 2016

Nutanix Signs Major Lease at Chesterfield

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 by … read more

Welcome New Durham 2.0 Investor!

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. For … read more

Investor Spotlight: Thomas, Judy & Tucker

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 work … read more

October 27, 2016

Sponsor an Intern, Help Scale Durham YouthWork

Forward-thinking employers in Durham are hosting over 200 young people ages 14-24 in paid summer internships.

Research shows work-based learning, such as summer internships, motivates young people to stay in school, graduate and steer toward careers. Providing internships prepares youth for work, builds a talent pipeline for employers and creates … read more

October 26, 2016

Welcome New Durham 2.0 Investor: L.A. Downey and Sons

The Durham Chamber would like to welcome its newest Durham 2.0 investor – LA Downey and Sons, Inc.

L.A. Downey and Son, Inc., is one of central North Carolina’s oldest and most respected general contractors. Since 1945, we have been offering our clients service and quality that is unparalleled. They … read more

Investor Spotlight: S&ME

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 engineering … read more

October 18, 2016

The Supplier Connection

Powered by IBM, Supplier Connection is a free web-based tool that connects North Carolina Small and Diverse Businesses to the supply chains of Corporations.   Supplier Connection helps buyers find competent suppliers across many categories, saving businesses time and improving the efficiency of supply chain procurement processes.  Our goal is to … read more

September 28, 2016

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

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 to … read more

New Key Investor: The Villages at Ellis Crossing

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 and … read more

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

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 at … read more