Archives: June 2016

CRO firm plans expansion in Triangle

Veristat, a Massachusetts-based clinical research organization, plans expansion in Triangle, potentially adding 150 jobs over time. “The company will join the Triangle’s growing CRO hub, which is already home to operations for Quintiles, PRA, Inc Research, PPD and others. It’s one of the largest such hubs in the industry. Veristat, which plans to open the […]


Raleigh home inventory shrinking, homes becoming less affordable, report says

“Raleigh home inventory shrinking, homes becoming less affordable, report says” headlined by TBJ. “Inventory is down for all homes in the Raleigh area, but substantially down for starter homes and trade-up homes, leading to increased financial strain for house hunters, according to a report from Trulia. Ralph McLaughlin, Trulia’s chief economist, said Raleigh house buyers […]


IT hiring in Raleigh looks promising

“IT hiring in Raleigh looks promising in second half of 2016” as reported by TBJ. “Nearly 25 percent of Raleigh-area technology executives plan to expand their IT teams in the second half of 2016 compared to 13 percent one year ago, according to a report released Tuesday. The Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Forecast and […]


Strong employment outlook for Cary Raleigh area

Strong employment outlook for Raleigh Cary area “The employment outlook in Raleigh-Cary looks more optimistic than in the United States, according to a 2016 third quarter survey by ManpowerGroup…. …The net employment outlook in Raleigh-Cary for the third quarter is 23 percent, …“Local employers anticipate a stronger hiring pace compared to Q2 2016 when the […]


Chinese Investors Pour Money into US Property

An interesting article from WSJ.com about Chinese investment in commercial properties in the U.S. (See the link below) We see Chinese investors bringing money into our local residential and commercial real estate market (Cary, Raleigh markets). We expect this trend continues as more Chinese investors start to discover the economic strength, talents pool, technology clusters, […]