March 16, 2017

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

Mayor Bill Bell and County Commission Chair Wendy Jacobs joined leaders from the NC Department of Commerce, Duke University, the Economic Development Partnership of NC and Longfellow Real Estate Partners today to break ground on two landmark new office and research buildings that form the Southern Gateway of the Durham … read more

February 22, 2017

Welcome New Durham 2.0 Investor!

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

LabCorp provides leading-edge medical laboratory tests and services through a national network of primary clinical laboratories and specialty testing laboratories.

With scientific expertise in esoteric testing, genomics, and clinical and anatomic pathology, LabCorp processes tests on … read more

Investor Spotlight: The Carolina Theater

The Carolina Theatre has been in the heart of downtown Durham since 1926. More than 91 years after opening as the Durham Auditorium, the Carolina Theatre has become one of its city’s most beloved institutions. The historic venue presents vibrant, thought-provoking film and live performances that contribute to the cultural … read more

February 2, 2017

Durham Chamber Joins Tech Giants Sending Letter to President Trump and Congressional Leaders

The Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce has joined with leaders from tech giants Google, Facebook, Dropbox, Microsoft and more in drafting a letter to President Trump addressing his recent Executive Order on Immigration.

The full text of the letter can be found here.

As the home to the Research … read more

January 31, 2017

Chamber Members Helping Chamber Members

by Warren Greshes Chamber member and President of Speaking of Success

Last summer I attended a Chamber “Business After Hours” at Caring House in Durham. “Caring House, is a non-profit organization that provides peace of mind through affordable housing to Duke Cancer patients, but it  is so much more.  Caring read more

January 26, 2017

21c Joins the Ranks of AAA’s Four Diamond Award Winners

One of downtown Durham’s newest boutique hotels, the 21c Museum Hotel, has joined the ranks of some of the most exclusive hospitality establishments in the world. It was honored last week as one of the newest additions to AAA’s Four Diamond rating list.

AAA Carolinas held a banquet at the … read more

Welcome New Durham 2.0 Investor

Helping customers solve problems and fulfill needs in operating, maintaining, improving and expanding their facility is GreenWood’s mission. Led by an experienced, highly competent management team and on-site work force, we have developed a successful record of providing these services in a cost-effective manner for a growing list of valued … read more

Investor Spotlight: Performance Auto Mall

Hendrick Southpoint Auto Mall currently offers six different automotive nameplates, more than 1,000 new and 250 pre-owned vehicles on site, and access to more than 30,000 new and pre-owned vehicles at

Across from The Streets of Southpoint, Durham’s popular super-regional shopping mall located at the Interstate 40 and Fayetteville … read more

January 12, 2017

Durham Chamber Announces 2017 Slate of Board Members

The Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce announces a new slate of both appointed and elected board members for 2017. The board is comprised of industry leaders committed to helping Durham grow in a smart and strategic direction.

“We are thrilled to have a leadership team that will help enhance our … read more

January 3, 2017

Your Chamber Membership Gives You Access to Workers’ Compensation Benefits

North Carolina law states that all businesses with three or more employees, and farm operations with ten or more employees are required to purchase a worker’s compensation policy. Although these number dictate when you have to purchase coverage , your liability to your employees begins when you hire the first … read more