July 27, 2016

N. Carolina’s M&F Bank Signs Up $1.25 MILLION in New Accounts In 5 Days

This is becoming a trend and its a wonderful thing! For the third time in 3 days we are reporting on a Black Owned bank seeing high increases in new account sign ups. This time it’s M&F Bank in North Carolina.

According to Black Main Street Newsroom Buzz, Jasmine Parker … read more

Investor Spotlight: Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina

Coming Home: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Completes Move to Durham

On June 24, 2016, the last of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina employees working out of the iconic headquarters building in Chapel Hill moved up the road to the company’s new Durham … read more

July 26, 2016

Durham Innovation District Unveils New Life Science and Tech Buildings

The Durham Innovation District (Durham.ID) will soon include two new mixed-use buildings, leaders from Longfellow Real Estate Partners, Duke University, Measurement Inc. and Duda|Paine Architects announced.

Fast facts:

  • The buildings – focused primarily on office and technology use, but also including retail and restaurants – will be located on Morris
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June 30, 2016

Savills Studley Acquires Cresa’s Charlotte and Durham Offices

Leading Tenant Rep Firm Expands its Brand Presence Providing Conflict-Free Services to Occupiers in the Research Triangle and Charlotte Regions

NEW YORK (June 16, 2016) - Savills Studley, the leading global commercial real estate firm specializing in tenant representation, announced today it has acquired the Cresa Carolinas offices located in … read more

Beyond of the Loop – Economic Update for Durham County

There is no doubt there are a lot of exciting projects going on in downtown Durham that will have a tremendous impact on Durham’s economy.  But there are many equally cool things going throughout the county.  Whether it is at Research Triangle Park or Treyburn Corporate Park or in south … read more

Investor Spotlight: Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham

The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham and Durham Make for Creative Collaborators

 The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham, a campus of South University (Ai Raleigh-Durham), is proud to be a founding sponsor of Durham 2.0, and honored to be in the company of the area’s leaders, innovators and creators.

Ai Raleigh-Durham, which … read more

June 28, 2016

Proposed 2016 Bond Referendum Benefits Education

The Durham County’s proposed 2016 bond referendum will benefit four Durham educational agencies including:

Proposed Bond Projects:

1)      Durham Public Schools ($90 million)– GO Bond funds will largely support life cycle renovation (20 year renovation of building systems and finishes), building, parking, roof, and HVAC enhancements and replacements across … read more

Durham County Commissioners Approve Annual Budget for 2016-17

Dozens gathered tonight to witness the passing of the Fiscal Year 2016-17 Annual Budget by the Durham Board of County Commissioners. Nearly one month after County Manager Wendell Davis presented his recommended budget, the five-member board voted unanimously (5-0) to pass a $587,305,721 annual spending plan that includes support for … read more

June 1, 2016

Get Updates on HB2 Through #Free2BDurham

#Free2BDurham is a nonpartisan educational campaign aimed at helping people better understand House Bill 2 (HB2) and its impact on individuals’ quality of life and the business community.

The Goal
To assist citizens in becoming more informed about House Bill 2, along with the legislative and judicial processes associated with … read more

May 24, 2016

New Durham 2.0 Investor – Time Warner Cable

The Durham Chamber would like to welcome Time Warner Cable back as a Durham 2.0 investor!

Time Warner Cable Inc. is among the largest providers of video, high-speed data and voice services in the United States, connecting 16 million customers to entertainment, information and each other. Time Warner Cable Business … read more