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‘Project Slugger’: New office tower to break ground outside Greensboro ballpark

Construction will soon begin on Greensboro’s first new downtown office tower in decades, all a part of “Project Slugger.” Front Street Capital announced plans for a groundbreaking on Thursday in the outfield of First National Bank Field, home of the Greensboro Grasshoppers. The 9-story, 110,000-square-foot tower  will stand at the corner of Eugene Street and… Read more »


SunTrust to relocate mortgage leadership team from Virginia to Greensboro as part of planned BB&T merger

The planned merger of regional banks BB&T Corp. and SunTrust Banks Inc. will result in some management jobs for the combined company being moved out of the Richmond region to Greensboro. SunTrust confirmed last week that it plans to locate the leadership team for the combined company’s mortgage business in Greensboro, which will mean relocating… Read more »


Regional leaders want U.S. 421 designated as future interstate

U.S. 421 will be an interstate highway if Piedmont Triad leaders have any say in the matter. It’s part of an effort to provide another asset to the marketing of the region for economic development, according to Jed McMillan of the Piedmont Triad Partnership. McMillan appeared before the Randolph County Board of Commissioners on Monday… Read more »



Lots of momentum in the Carolina Core - check out some of the happenings here: #econdev #CarolinaCore

“New gene therapy plant being built in Sanford will employ 200 people; hiring is underway” #biotech @ncbiotech @GrowSanfordNC

Talent Attraction: Boomerangs are back in Greensboro! “Program Works to Bring Former Residents Back to Gate City” #talent @ActionGSO @gsochamber

Explore #Fayetteville #CumberlandCounty's latest community data & vacant sites/buildings:

#ExploreFayetteville #InvestFay #NorthCarolina #EconDev #EconomicDevelopment #SiteSelection @ZoomProspector

Greater Winston-Salem puts emphasis on local economic strengths in growth initiative #econdev @greater_ws #CarolinaCore

So many opportunities in #aviation here! FedEx, HAECO, hiring more than 500 workers at PTI @HAECO_Americas @flyfrompti

Lots of #Innovation in the textile industry! Hem Mills moving from Concord to the Burlington area, sets sights on growing hemp fabric manufacturing - @TriadBizAndy @alamancechamber

Our #highered assets contribute to the momentum in the region! The Syllabus: GTCC's latest campus improvement plan @JohnNewsomNR @_gtcc

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