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Triangle Business Journal

  • Raleigh Council approves major upgrades for PNC Arena
    by Dane Huffman on August 20, 2019 at 6:58 pm

    Major changes to PNC Arena are coming after the Raleigh City Council approved a proposal to dedicate $9 million of hotel and food taxes to upgrade the arena. The Council voted unanimously for a proposal approved Monday by the Wake County Board of Commissioners. The Council did make one change involving parking for a potential hotel downtown, but agreed with the commissioners on the essentials of the deal. The Interlocal Agreement uses revenue generated from hotels and prepared food and beverag […]

  • Long commutes or work from home? Both trends on the rise in Triangle
    by David Purtell on August 20, 2019 at 6:49 pm

    Longer commute times are becoming more common for the American workforce, including for parts of the Triangle, while at the same time more and more people are working from home. A recent study found that the number of "super commuters" — people traveling 90 minutes or more to and from work – grew by nearly a third nationally between 2005 and 2017. The study, from Apartment List, noted the search for cheaper housing has played a role in the trend as people move away from densely urban areas, […]

  • Report shows NC student debt has skyrocketed in last decade
    by Seth Thomas Gulledge on August 20, 2019 at 6:49 pm

    In just the last ten years in North Carolina, student loan debt has more than tripled – putting at risk not only student's post-graduation success, but the rigor of the state's economy. […]

  • WakeMed to outsource services, impacting around 200 employees
    by Seth Thomas Gulledge on August 20, 2019 at 6:38 pm

    WakeMed has decided to partner with a national company to outsource its food and nutrition services. […]

  • Status check: NCDOI works to fix Eli Global insurance companies
    by Lauren Ohnesorge on August 20, 2019 at 6:24 pm

    As they work to return to solvency, a group of companies once squarely under the Eli Global umbrella is – under the direct oversight of state officials – trying to reduce its exposure “affiliated investments.&rdquo […]

  • Facebook tries its hand at news one more time
    by Ryan Fernandez on August 20, 2019 at 5:53 pm

    Facebook Inc. is once again diving into the world of journalism with a brand-new news section. San Mateo-based Facebook is preparing a new feature called News Tab for an October debut, featuring content that would be licensed from publishers, according to Business Insider. One Facebook executive said CEO Mark Zuckerberg believes that the News Tab could draw as many of 15 percent of Facebook’s users. The company reports that there were an average of 1.59 billion daily active users in June 2019, […]

  • Report: Triangle hotel market among the best in the nation
    by Caleb Harshberger on August 20, 2019 at 5:45 pm

    Local occupancy rates continue to rise with demand, as does growth in revenue per available room. […]

  • Feds move to forfeit more than $100K from former BB&T branch manager
    by Lauren Ohnesorge on August 20, 2019 at 3:57 pm

    The feds are moving forward with plans to forfeit the alleged proceeds from the scheme. […]

  • Here's how Universal wants to make sure you don't get sick on its rides
    by Richard Bilbao on August 20, 2019 at 12:16 pm

    Theme park rides that use additional devices like 3-D glasses or virtual-reality goggles know this issue all too well — the process of keeping things sanitized and moving smoothly can be challenging. That may be why Universal Parks & Resorts is looking into a technology that could increase in-ride cleanliness and minimize any slow downs in waits. The patent, dubbed "Systems and methods for sanitizing amusement park articles," aims to clean substances or bacteria that often find their way onto […]

  • Boxyard RTP to put shipping containers to work for entrepreneurs (Slideshow)
    by Caleb Harshberger on August 20, 2019 at 12:03 pm

    Beginning next year, entrepreneurs and restaurateurs will have the chance to wrap their business ideas in cargo-container steel in the heart of Research Triangle Park. […]


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