August 20, 2015

Chamber Board Chair Named to the 2016 Best Lawyers in America List

William “Bill” Brian, chair of the Durham Chamber Board of Directors has been named to the 2016 Best Lawyers in America. Brian was recognized for his work in eminent domain and condemnation law; land use and zoning law; land use and zoning litigation law and real estate litigation law.

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August 18, 2015

Same Day Registration and Out of Precinct Voting

SAME-DAY REGISTRATION

Eligible individuals may register and vote during the one-stop early voting period. This “same-day registration” process is currently permitted due to a preliminary injunction granted under a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, but this option remains the subject of ongoing litigation in … read more

Schulman IRB Opens RTP Office for Business

Schulman Associates IRB, Inc., the industry-leading central IRB in customer service and technology, is pleased to announce its new office in the Research Triangle Park, Durham, North Carolina, is officially open for business.

“We are thrilled to open the doors of our new space in RTP,” said Michael Woods, President, … read more

August 7, 2015

Economic Development Updates

  • Vice President of Economic Development Ted Connor has met with several prospects (more are scheduled for next week) while continuing to respond to RFI’s for large and medium size projects, despite space challenges.
  • Construction on the 26 story tower in City Center, along with the adjoining hotel could start by
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NEW NCDOT Secretary Has Durham Ties

Gov. Pat McCrory announced the appointment of new N.C. Department of Transportation Secretary Nick Tennyson earlier this week. Prior to his appointment, Tennyson served as chief deputy secretary under then NCDOT  Secretary Tony Tata. Tennyson served two terms as Mayor of Durham, vice president of the Home Builders Association of … read more

Durham Accolades Continue

10 Best College Towns by Livability

The city’s diversity, highly educated residents, affordable housing costs and large portion of young adults make it one of the Top 10 Best College Towns.

Livability also ranked Durham No. 29 in its Top 100 Best Places to Live

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August 4, 2015

DPAC Celebrates Record-Breaking Seventh Season

DPAC has just announced key event statistics for the venue’s recently completed seventh season. Total attendance hit a new high mark of 448,998 guests, topping DPAC’s last record of 421,000 set in the 2011 / 2012 season. The seventh season also set new records with total events (224 events), total … read more

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DPAC

Total attendance hit a new high mark of 448,998 guests, topping DPAC’s last record of 421,000 set in the 2011 / 2012 season. The seventh season also set new records with total events (224 events), total sellouts (112 sellout performances) and number of season seat members (15,167) for the … read more

July 31, 2015

Durham Chamber Announces Resignation of Chamber President Casey Steinbacher

Casey Steinbacher, who has served as president and CEO of the Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce since 2007, will step down on August 31 to pursue independent consulting work in urban innovation projects and strategy development.

Under Steinbacher’s direction, the Durham Chamber has received national and international acclaim for its … read more

July 21, 2015

The Durham Hotel Opens

It is being called, the “community living room,”  offering ever-changing events like movie screenings, live music and a farmer’s market breakfast. Designed by Commune, a Los Angeles based design studio the hotel also includes collaborations with local regional partners including Burt’s Bees.

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