Posts tagged “Economic development”
Prescient, which officials said has a design platform that offers a faster and more cost-effective alternative to conventional building, will invest more than $18.8 million in the facility at North Carolina Commerce Park near Mebane.
The US Department of Homeland Security is going to make it easier for foreign entrepreneurs to stay in the country if they and their startup companies meet certain criteria to ensure they provide a "significant public benefit." That includes creating jobs and drawing investors to their US companies.
Metrics Contract Services is investing $3.5 million in a 15,000-square-foot specialized drug stability storage expansion in Greenville that will triple its current capacity as part of a larger $80 million expansion. It plans to hire 110 scientists and technicians.
A new General Assembly is coming to the Triangle - and it's not made up of politicians. This General Assembly is a fast-growing workforce training startup that plans to open an operation somewhere in RTP in coming months. GA is looking for a local manager - and space. In an exclusive interview, WRAL TechWire talks with the firm's general manager for campus education and operations about why GA is coming to the Triangle plus how GA differs from competitors.
The Research Triangle Park Foundation is expanding the availability of office space - from startups to established businesses - at The Frontier building (and soon to be more) in RTP. Plus: Get a breakdown on space availability.
Analysis: Now, just as in 1960 and almost every election since, today's presidential contest focuses on the economy. One of the big economic issues is relatively slow growth. Which candidate offers the best plan? Each of us has about two months to decide which best fits reality! Here's an overview of both plans.
Greensboro rises to No. 3 from No. 8 and Winston-Salem cracks the top 10 in a new survey ranking cities for lowest startup costs.
Lenovo is continuing to add a mix of full-time and contractor employees as it expands its sales force and call center operations to meet growing customer demand, says the company's top North America executive. Plus, Lenovo is remodeling part of a campus building "to offer all the things millennials love."
North Carolina State University has received a $45 million grant from Golden LEAF, a Rocky Mount-based foundation, for planned plant research complex on Centennial Campus.
Google for Entrepreneurs and the American Underground are teaming up to put on a conference that they say will focus on "building and funding the best black led startups." Participating startups will receive mentoring and have a chance to make a pitch to investors.
The American Underground is bringing a Google for Entrepreneurs Exchange event focusing on growing and mentoring black-founded startups in October. AU executive Adam Klein explains why the AU is doing so and says response "has been phenomenal."