If you are watching closely what is happening in the past couple weeks...you will find Research Triangle Park (RTP) is attracting more and more companies and families attention!!
According Triangle Business Journal
-Dallas-based ACS (NYSE: ACS) Affiliated Computer Services is hiring for about 150 positions at its Raleigh call center, the company announced Monday. ACS currently employs 2,600 in North Carolina, including about 2,300 in the Triangle.
-Stiefel laboratories was acquired by GlaxoSmithKline has announced it will shutter its 200-plus employee operation in Duluth, Ga and relocate to RTP next year and GSK employs about 4,000 people in its U.S. headquarters in Research Triangle Park.
- AAIPharma Inc a clinical research organization that was based in Wilmington, has changed its name to ZeeCRO and moved its corporate headquarters to Cary.
-Raleigh has the 28th lowest uninsured rate among the nation's 70 largest cities, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau with 16.73 percent of its population not covered by health insurance.
-North Carolina tied with Arizona and Washington as the sixth most popular states in the nation when it comes to where people want to live, according to a Harris Interactive poll.
-People in the Triangle made more money, with fewer living in poverty, last year despite the worst economic conditions in decades, according to data released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau
Be honest with you, the list can keep longer and longer...and if you are still thinking is this a right place for your family, your business and your retirement???? Do your homework and come and see and you will find out yourself!! Of course, you will want to give me a call so you will not get lost cause we had so many new roads and shopping which your GPS may not able to recognise the address :)
Hannah Chan Broker, GRI - Your Entrusted Real Estate Advisor in Traingle
Cary-Raleigh Realty, Inc.