Why Raleigh, Chapel Hill, Durham NC
Are you wondering why Raleigh, NC and Cary, NC is a good place to live? Below are a few of the accolades mentioned by mainstream media publications--Recently, the Research Triangle was named by Newsweek magazine as one of three “New Silicon Valleys” and one of 10 metropolitan areas “best situated for the recovery” from the recession.
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- Raleigh ranks as 8th US strongest job market April 2011.
- Raleigh named major metropolitan market that offers the best quality of life in the Unites states by Portfolio.com/bizjournals.
- Durhham named CNN/Money Magazine #1 2010 Best Place to Retire.
- Raleigh metro area named #8 place to live in the United States for 2010 by RelocateAmerica.com.
- Cary makes CNN/Money Magazine’s list of 2010 Best Places to Live in America at #23.
- Chapel Hill ranked #40 on CNN/Money Magazine’s list of 2010 Best Places to Live in America.
- #1 Best Metro Area for Business and Career by Forbes (2009)
- Raleigh-Cary is one of the top 20 metro areas in new-home building permits
- #1 Best City for Relocation by Forbes (2009)
- Named one of the top 10 Best Places to Live in 2009 by Relocate-America
- Chapel Hill was named “America’s Foodiest Small Town” by Bon Appetit and is rapidly becoming a hot spot for pop American cuisine
- Two of the Top Business Opportunity Metros (Durham MSA, Raleigh-Cary MSA) — 2005 Mayor’s Challenge “Top Business Opportunity Metros” by Expansion Management (2005)
- #17 Best Running City in America (Raleigh) — Runner’s World, MSN (2005)
- #5 U.S. Life Sciences Clusters (Greater Raleigh-Durham) — Milken Institute, (2005)
- One of Top 10 University Markets that Has Its Act Together (Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill) — Southern Business & Development (2005)
- #2 Best Place (Raleigh-Durham) for Business & Careers — Forbes (2005)
- #8 Hottest Labor Market (Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill) — American City Business Journal,(2005) TBJ
- #34 Top Metro (Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill) for Job Growth & High-Tech Output — Outlook (2005)
- #17 America’s Hottest Cities (Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill) — Expansion Management (2004)
- One of America’s Most Entrepreneurial Campuses (UNC-Chapel Hill) — Forbes (2004)
- #3 Best Places to Live in America — Forbes (2003)