Archive for March, 2015

Census Bureau Ranks Raleigh Among the Nation’s 20 Fastest-Growing Metros

Friday, March 27th, 2015

New Census Bureau Population Estimates Reveal Metro Areas and Counties that Propelled Growth in Florida and the Nation The Villages, Fla., Nation’s Fastest-Growing Metro Area for Second Year in a Row Florida was home to the nation’s fastest growing metro area from 2013 to 2014, according to new U.S. Census Bureau metropolitan statistical area, micropolitan […]

Triangle Employers Ranked in Forbes Top 125 America’s Best Employers

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Five Triangle organizations ranked in the top 125 on Forbes’ list of “America’s Best Employers.” Sixteen North Carolina companies were ranked in the top 500.. #30 Quintiles #31 SAS #50 UNC Health Care #95 UNC-Chapel Hill #125 N.C. State University #210 ABB

Raleigh is No. 1 ‘Hot Spot’ for Tech Startups Outside Silicon Valley

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Many of us have heard RTP referred to as the “Silicon Valley of the East”. A recent report by seems to confirm RTP’s position in the tech world.   Raleigh has been ranked as the number one “hot spot” outside of Silicon Valley and San Francisco for tech startups and workers. “The report evaluates several factors […]

$169M in Triangle Commercial Properties Sold in February

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

  The Triangle had close to $169 million in property sales recorded in February. The Lenovo campus in RTP sold for 127 million dollars.  The deal was a was a joint venture for partners Rubenstein Partners and  Grubb Properties which had paid only $26 million for the two office buildings in December 2013 after the […]

Raleigh’s One of the 5 hottest U.S. Housing Markets

Monday, March 9th, 2015

Raleigh is one of five of the “hottest” markets in the U.S., according to a recent report by Builder Magazine. “Potential home buyers – both Millennials and Baby Boomers – are flocking to the state of North Carolina and one of its most vibrant cities, Raleigh,” says Builder. The magazine bases its short list on places where housing […]

Six Forks Road Apartment Complex to be Torn Down

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

  ‘The Charlotte owners of a 1960s-era rental complex on Six Forks Road near Anderson Drive stopped renewing tenant leases months ago and the last of its residents are expected to vacate by the end of February. The buildings are coming down to make way for a modern, 4-story apartment community with 182 new apartment […]

Rule-Based Thinking in Commercial Real Estate Transactions

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Commercial real estate is one of many possibilities buyers have for investing capital. By treating the commercial real estate buying decision as an investment, these buyers are unlike residential buyers who often make purchase decisions by relying, perhaps unwittingly, on less rational dynamics like emotion. Instead, commercial buyers are focused on the potential economic value […]