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

September 20, 2016

Almac Group Selects Durham for 79 Job Expansion

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 over … read more

September 12, 2016

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

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 … read more

September 6, 2016

2016 Bond Referendum

Taken from the Durham County Website here

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,

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How Risk Management Can Save Your Favorite Eatery

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 waitperson.   … read more