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April 23, 2018

Top 2 tech city in the US? Close to 200% population growth with housing units tripling in two years, and still less cost of living than Nashville, Austin or Atlanta? Downtown Raleigh it is, and last week, the Downtown Raleigh Alliance released their 2018 Annual State o...

April 26, 2016


Earlier this morning, the Downtown Raleigh Alliance released their 2016 Annual State of Downtown Report in front of all the business leaders, developers and city officials of the Capital City. The event was well received as well as the report itself.  The 2016 Raleigh...

November 12, 2015


The Downtown Raleigh Alliance has released their 3rd Quarter Market Report full of development numbers, business statistics and residential patterns. Let’s see how DTR did this fall.


In September, the Downtown Experience Plan  (which I wrote a 5 Part Series here...

January 11, 2015

2014 finished with a bang in Raleigh, with over 4 new developments being announced in the last month of December! From Downtown Raleigh to Capital Blvd and Glenwood Ave, the projects (which include retail, apartments, office and hotels) are popping up all around the Ca...

November 7, 2014

In Downtown Raleigh, Glenwood South has quickly transformed from its own separate night life sector of town to a thriving 24/7 resident heavy "downtown district." Glenwood South has the majority of future apartment development in Raleigh, so it's only fitting that the...

July 25, 2014


It seems like every day Raleigh’s urban center is making local and national headlines.  From Forbes, to the Wall Street Journal and Fox Business, Raleigh is a hot topic and the center stage spot light is all on one area: Downtown Raleigh (DTR). Let’s take a look at ho...

June 11, 2014

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Adding to the already new Carolina Row project across the street from Crabtree Mall, Houston based company-Fein plans to add another apartment complex, named "Creekside" behind Crabtree on 7 acres of Kidd's Hill.  With a planned opening of first qua...

June 6, 2014

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Crabtree Valley Mall has been a Raleigh staple ever since Roddy Jones constructed the  "second largest mall in the Carolinas" in 1972 and it only looks to be expanding.  Texas Trademark Property Co. is planning on a new "mixed use" development acros...

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