August 24, 2016

Best Lawyers® Recognizes 74 Moore & Van Allen Attorneys

Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that 74 attorneys representing each of the Firm’s three offices were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017. Additionally, Real Estate Member Jefferson W. Brown was named a Best Lawyers 2017 Land Use & … read more

Welcome New Durham 2.0 Investors

The Durham Chamber is pleased to welcome three new Durham 2.0 investors – Akridge, Cree and EY.

Akridge is a comprehensive real estate services company that has invested in the Washington Metropolitan area for over four decades and are now branching out into the Triangle. It provides acquisitions, design and … read more

Investor Spotlight: Durham Technical Community College and the Education Bond

On Tuesday, November 8, 2016, Durham voters will have the opportunity to decide on a proposal to provide Durham Technical Community College with $20 million to expand classroom and lab facilities on the main campus.  This initiative, one of four separate bond issues to appear on the November ballot, was … read more

August 9, 2016

It’s Time to Prepare for the New Over-time Rule

Written by Geri Lail, CPA, Tax Partner with Thomas Judy & Tucker

The Department of Labor issued the anticipated final overtime rule on May 18th, revising the overtime exemption regulations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  The salary threshold for exempt status has been changed only onceread more

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