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Lee Anne Nance

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Relationships Key for Business Investment and Opportunity

In real estate, location, location, location is the mantra. In economic development, it’s relationships, relationships, relationships.

This fall, your regional economic development team cultivated relationships across the country and around the world on your behalf that we are confident will yield significant returns in investment and opportunity in the future. 

December 3, 2015 |
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Keys to Smart Grid Success? Integration, Public Policy

While technological advances and consumer demands accelerate the pace of innovation in electric power generation, distribution and consumption, it is grid integration and public policies that ultimately will determine how rapidly and well those advances are deployed.

This was the consensus expressed by energy experts convened at the first-ever Energy Thought Summit at Research Triangle in Raleigh Nov. 12 to examine the complexities facing an electric power industry being turned on its head by rapid change.

December 2, 2014 |
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Risk or Reward: Holly Springs Lets Businesses Speak

Those of us in the business of promoting our communities are knowledgeable and passionate about our places. But too often we can get caught up in our own perceptions of our towns and don’t take the time to listen to our constituents -- or maybe we’re secretly afraid to hear the bad stuff.

Recently, when we created a video about our community, we decided we wanted to hear directly from Holly Springs business owners and residents themselves – who better to explain why businesses should consider locating to our town?

June 30, 2014 |