Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill region, one of the Top 30 Markets to Watch for real estate sales. The market was listed as one of ten "bubble blowers", meaning real estate appreciation should continue to grow.
Durham's Counter Culture Coffee, #3 on list of the "best boutique roasters" in the nation.
Source: Food & Wine Magazine
Durham laundromat Bull City Suds, recognized as one of the nation's Top Five Laundromats.
Source: American Coin-Op Beautiful Contest
Durham-based Motricity's fuel mobile content delivery platform, 2006 Best Service Delivery Platform.
Source: GSM Association
City of Durham: "runner up" for the Annual City Cultural Diversity Award in honor of Mayor Bill Bell's Hispanic/Latino Initiative from the National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials of the National League of Cities.
Source: National League of Cities Congressional City Conference