During the last 30 years, growth in Raleigh, and the surrounding Research Triangle Region, has consistently and significantly outpaced the nation. Fueled by an impressive mix of education, ingenuity and collaboration, North Carolina’s capital city has become an internationally recognized leader in life science and technology innovation. It also happens to be a really nice place to live.



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Jim Hansen
PNC Bank

"Raleigh has a ton of momentum"

Jim Hansen, Regional President of PNC Bank, talks about the positive momentum he sees in Raleigh and the importance of engaging new residents to help them become part of the community. He credits Raleigh for being a place where “entrepreneurs can come to build companies and have support and vibrancy around their workforce.” And in addition to its great weather, culture, and location, Jim appreciates that Raleigh offers access to a multitude of recreational activities which helps professionals balance work and family life.

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