May 25, 2017

Freudenberg IT Expands

Freudenberg, a Germany-based data management firm, has signed a new lease for about 27,000 square feet at Keystone Tech 8 on Davis Drive in Keystone Technology Park owned by Longfellow Real Estate Partners.

Freudenberg IT manages cloud data services focused on hosting-mission critical AP applications for its clients. Since opening … read more

Key Investor Spotlight: AW North Carolina

AW North Carolina Inc. (AWNC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Aisin AW Co., Ltd. of Japan, is a specialized manufacturing company of automatic transmissions and transmission components. It was established in Durham, NC, in 1998. While Aisin AW makes Automatic Transmissions for various vehicle makers globally with 15% world market … read more

May 23, 2017

Durham Chamber, ReCity Network Join Forces for Economic, Social Impact

The Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce, and ReCity Network, an emerging hub for social impact with non-profits, faith-based organizations, and mission-driven businesses, announce a new strategic partnership to build on the Bull City’s record of economic success and drive next-generation leadership.

Under the terms of the agreement, ReCity Network joins … read more

May 9, 2017

Atlanta-based Software Firm Opens Satellite Office in Durham

Jarrell, an Atlanta-based software firm, opened their Durham satellite office this week in an effort to better serve businesses in the burgeoning Research Triangle of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill.

“We have been looking for the perfect place to expand our footprint and opening an office within this area seemed … read more

Pharmacy…Watches…Now Pie!

It was known as “The Corner” to longtime East Durham residents. Built in the 1920s, the building has served as a pharmacy, physician’s office, watch repair shop, barber shop and convenience store.  But the iconic location, found on the corner of Angier and Driver will find new life when it … read more

May 1, 2017

Investor Spotlight: Durham Performing Arts Center

In nine years, Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) has indisputably become one of America’s great modern theaters while spearheading a significant urban renaissance. The crown jewel of Downtown Durham’s redevelopment, DPAC’s is a success story like no other:

  • DPAC has been listed at Pollstar, Billboard and Venues Today national
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March 30, 2017

Welcome New Durham 2.0 Investor

The Durham Chamber would like to welcome its newest Durham 2.0 investor – Genesys.

Genesys powers more than 25 billion of the world’s best customer experiences each year. We put the customer at the center of everything we do and passionately believe that great customer engagement drives great business outcomes. … read more

It’s Festival Season!

It’s that time of year – when spring brings everything back to life – and in Durham, that is an understatement!  The city will be buzzing with several great festivals including Full Frame Film Fest, Taste 2017, Art of Cool and Moogfest!

April 6-9:  Full Frame Film Festival is celebrating … read more

Investor Spotlight: Biogen

In 1995, Biogen broke ground on a site in RTP that was envisioned as a manufacturing site for biologic drugs at a time when “biomanufacturing” was largely an unknown term in the Triangle. Twenty-two years later, Biogen is the largest biotech company in the state with 1,300 employees across two … read more

March 27, 2017

Durham Innovation District Breaks Ground on New Downtown Tech and Research Buildings

New Builds Open New Chapter

The buildings – under construction led by Barnhill Contracting – mark an important milestone for the award-winning Durham.ID, a 15-acre research hub and live-work-play campus that connects dynamic neighborhoods on the west side of the Bull City’s thriving downtown.

To date, execution of the master … read more