Archives: January 2013




Raleigh One Of America’s Fastest Growing Cities

Raleigh has ranked fourth on Forbes Magazine’s 2012 list of America’s Fastest Growing Cities. Forbes called Raleigh “the boomtown” and cited the growing presence of major corporations and numerous colleges and universities as factors generating Raleigh’s growth. Forbes used data from Moody’s Analytics to compile the rankings from factors such as population growth, job growth, […]


Home Sales Hit 5-Year High In 2012

Home sales numbers in the U.S. for 2012 rose to their highest levels in five years according to the National Association of Realtors. Sales reached 4.65 million in 2012, which was the most since 2007. The shrinking supply of available homes is pushing prices up and driving competition; the available homes inventory dipped to the […]



Housing Starts Up In December

Homebuilders began construction on new homes in December at the fastest pace since summer 2008, and 2012 turned out to be the best year for residential construction since the housing crisis began. Raleigh (along with Austin and Houston, Texas) showed the highest construction activity in the country. In 2012 the number of housing starts was […]


Triangle Restaurant Week Is Almost Here!

Prepare yourselves! Be sure to hit the gym an extra time or two because Triangle Restaurant Week is upon us! Between January 21 -27th over 70 local eateries will be offering prix fixe menus for both their lunch and dinner offerings at amazing prices. Triangle Restaurant Week showcases dining establishments from Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, […]



Welcome Back Caniacs!

As you may already know, the Carolina Hurricanes have already begun preparations to return to the ice since the players accepted terms last Saturday (January 12th) to end the lockout which has already pre-empted a large portion of the season. The abreviated 48-game 2013 regular season will begin next Saturday, with 8 of the Canes […]