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Why Raleigh-Durham?

​Thinking about locating your business to Raleigh-Durham?Here’s just a few reasons why you should give the Jones Lang LaSalle Raleigh-Durham team a call. #1 Metro with the Highest Concentration of Engineering and Engineering Technology Degrees (Raleigh-Cary, NC) New Geography, August 2013 #5 State for Doing Business (North Carolina) Area Development Magazine, July 2013 #15 Most Inventive City in the World (Raleigh, NC) Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development, July 2013 #5 Most Hospitable City in the US (Raleigh, NC) Airbnb, July 2013 #5 Aspirational City in the US (Raleigh, NC) The Daily Beast, July 2013 South’s Smartest Medical Cities (Raleigh, NC) Convention South, June 2013 #4 Life Science Cluster in the U.S. (Raleigh-Durham, NC) Jones Lang Lasalle, May 2013 #5 Competitive State of 2012 (North Carolina) Site Selection Magazine, May 2013 #1 City for Temporary Job Growth (Raleigh-Cary, NC) CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists, Inc., April 2013 #4 Best City for Young Entrepreneurs (Raleigh, NC) Nerd Wallet, April 2013 #2 Best City to Start a Business (Raleigh, NC) Nerd Wallet, April 2013 #2 Safest Major Metro in the U.S. (Raleigh-Cary, NC) Gallup, April 2013 #3 American Boomtown (Raleigh-Cary, NC) Bloomberg, April 2013 #5 City People Are Moving To (Raleigh-Cary, NC) The Fiscal Times, April 2013 #1 Fastest Growing City in the U.S. (Raleigh, NC) Forbes, March 2013 #3 Fastest Growing Large Metro (Raleigh, NC) The Atlantic Cities, March 2013 #1 Metro with the Largest Share of College Grads in the Center City (Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill) The Atlantic Cities, January 2013 #2 Fastest Growing Metro from 1985-2011 (Raleigh-Cary) FDIC, January 2013 #1 Family Friendly City in U.S. (Raleigh, NC) Human Life Project, January 2013 #1 Least Congested Major City in U.S. (Raleigh-Durham, NC) Texas A&M Transportation Institute, January 2013

#1 and #2 Best Educated City in North Carolina (Durham-Chapel-Hill, Raleigh-Cary) Triangle Business Journal, October 2012

#10 Best Place to Live (Chapel Hill, NC) Money Magazine, August 2012

#1 Metro with Best Quality of Life (Raleigh, NC) Business Facilities, July/August 2012

#2 Most Organized U.S. City (Raleigh, NC), April 2012

#10 Tastiest Town in the South (Raleigh) Southern Living, March 2012

#1 Healthiest County in NC (Wake County, NC), March 2012

#10 Best City in America for Health and Happiness (Raleigh) - EcoSalon, March 2012

#1 Real Estate Market to Watch in 2012 (Raleigh-Cary, NC) Inman News, February 2012

#2 Metro with High Economic Impact Colleges and Universities (Raleigh, NC) Westfield State University, January 2012

#1, 2, 3 Highest Quality of Life in NC (Cary, Morrisville, Raleigh, NC) American City Business Journals, December 2011

#1 and #2 Smartest City in North Carolina (Cary, Raleigh, NC) American City Business Journals, November 2011

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