Here's a brief overview of what you can expect to find here:
There are over half a million people living in Orange, Durham and Wake counties, spread among cities (including Raleigh, the state capital), small towns and rural communities. The booming economy has been led by growth in the high tech, pharmaceutical and health care industries - featuring names such as IBM, Nortel, GlaxoSmithKline and Cisco Systems - as well as expansion in manufacturing and education.
Halfway between the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Blue Ridge Mountains to the west, the Research Triangle area of North Carolina is a growing, vibrant region, offering an ideal balance of exciting employment opportunities and a great quality of life. The mild winters and long spring and fall seasons offer ample opportunities for outdoor enjoyment; activities for families, couples and singles are easily accessible.
In recent years, the Triangle has been recognized numerous times for both it's economy and quality of life. The list includes (but is by no means limited to)
- #1 Choice For Relocation
- #2 Healthiest City For Women
- #5 Best City For Work & Family
- 20 Best Places To Live & Work
- Top 15 Cities For Job Growth
- 10 Best Cities For Working Moms
- Top 50 Places To Retire