Raleigh, North Carolina’s capital, is one of the fastest growing cities in the country. Downtown Raleigh is transforming itself into a go-to destination for workers, visitors and residents, and serves as a major employment, cultural and residential center for the region.

Raleigh’s Central Business District (CBD) has benefited from over $2.75 billion in development activity since 2005, and another $1.1 billion is currently in the development pipeline. Projects have included residential developments, a new convention center, office buildings, entertainment venues, retail space, hotels and restaurants.

►    45,000 workers in Downtown 
►    11,500 more workers projected from 2015 - 2030
►    150+ Downtown restaurants 
►    Home to museums, festivals, music venues and art galleries
►    33% increase in Downtown visitors over the past decade
►    15% increase in hotel occupancy since 2013
►    1+ million people attended outdoor festivals in 2016

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