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North Carolina Economy

Positive Trends But Lots of Unknowns at Yearly Economic Forecast

Cary, NC – In this year’s annual economic forecast for the Cary Chamber of Commerce, there are a number of positive trends across the nation’s economy but some big unanswered questions, both domestic and abroad, still make the future uncertain.

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Fenton

Business Bits: Fenton Businesses, Morrisville Sports and More

Cary, NC – There were several pieces of business news to end the year, including a number of new businesses announced for Fenton; a new sports facility in Morrisville; two new restaurants in The Shoppes of Kildaire and more. Read more

Carolina Hurricanes

A Look at the Wake Competition Center

Morrisville, NC – The Wake Competition Center opened three of its facilities in 2019, with plans to open the ice rink in mid-2020, as a site for not only local sports development but also statewide and even national events. Read more

Morrisville

Microsoft Expanding Morrisville Office Over the Next Four Years

Morrisville, NC – Microsoft is expanding their Morrisville office with 500 new jobs over the next four years, investing $2.1 billion in exchange for more than $14 million in economic benefits. Read more

Electric Violin

Local Musician Wants to Share Passion for Electric Violin with the World

Cary, NC – Cary-based musician Matt Bell has made a career out of his love for the electric violin and on his new EP, he said he wants to show people how versatile the instrument is and hopefully reach music students who are losing interest in playing violin. Read more

Carolina Hurricanes

Carolina Hurricanes Partner with Morrisville’s Wake Competition Center

Morrisville, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes announced at a press conference today that, starting next year, the not-yet-open ice facility at the Wake Competition Center will be their official practice facility. Read more

Morrisville Outlets

Business Bits: Big Redevelopments, New Restaurants and More

Cary, NC – This month, there were several pieces of news about major plans for new businesses, including a second Hobby Lobby,  the redevelopment of the Morrisville Outlet Mall into an office campus, the Wake Competition Center opening its first facilities and several new restaurants announcing their arrival. Read more

Cary Bakery

Gourmet Vegan Bakery Opening First Triangle Store in Cary

Cary, NC – Cinnaholic opens its first Triangle store in Cary this year, using all plant-based ingredients to create tastes that appeals to vegans and non-vegans alike. Read more

Gas Prices

Cary Gas Prices Drop Ahead of Thanksgiving Travel Season

Cary, NC – Thanksgiving is one of the biggest travel days of the year, which typically means more demand for gasoline. This year, with a mix of seasonal and market factors, prices have dropped drastically right before the holiday. Read more

Cary Towne Center

New Details in the Proposed Cary Towne Center Redevelopment

Cary, NC – The rezoning and redevelopment of Cary Towne Center comes before Town Council at the end of 2019. This week, the Planning and Zoning Board met to look over the proposal, as well as new conditions and the architectural design guidebook. Read more