"For me it was an easy decision because I think [Wake Forest] made good business sense. For one thing the cost of doing business and the business culture here, the sort of culture of cooperation with small businesses here in Wake Forest, and then from a personal perspective it was quality of life. You know, it was kind of a no-brainer, so.”
Stockbury Manor and PowerHouse Row – two high-end, mixed-use apartment projects – will break ground in downtown over the next several months adding new local retail and an abundance of housing options emphasizing access, culture, and strategic growth. Both developers considered several communities in Wake County, however, the strong population growth, vibrant community feeling of Wake Forest, and the character of the downtown made Wake Forest standout among the others
A growing community in the Research Triangle region, discover many of the demographics that make Wake Forest, North Carolina a thriving place for working, living, and playing.
In April, the Board of Commissioners approved a two-year agreement that allows the dockless bicycle-sharing company, LimeBike, to offer bicycles for a fee anywhere inside the town limits. As part of the initiative, LimeBike has provided approximately 200 bright green-colored bicycles to Wake Forest and placed them in clusters in high traffic areas around town, including downtown and in parks and greenways.
As an entrepreneur, McWilliams has found Wake Forest, North Carolina, to be place where he can be both successful, and enjoy a great quality of life. Since launching his growing business, like many other start-ups and technology companies in the community, he has found a diverse pool of talent readily available in Wake Forest, where more than 50% of the population has a bachelor’s degree or higher.
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“We found the land, the property here, and worked with the Town to develop the property and develop the industrial park that we are in today. They were very eager for us to work with them. It was just a great experience for both us and the town."
The Wireless Research Center of North Carolina is a world class testing and research facility for wireless technology that is located in Wake Forest, North Carolina - near the heart of the Research Triangle Park.
Jennifer Ray is a Wake Forest, North Carolina businesswoman utilizing the growth of her town to fuel the success of her business.
The vast potential for business growth that's nestled in with the small town charm of Wake Forest, North Carolina was recently highlighted in Business In Focus magazine.