Category: Economic Development

Wake Forest Baptist Health to Begin Construction in Preparation for New $450 Million Care Tower

Patients and visitors will soon notice work taking place to prepare for the new $450 million care tower at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. The project includes an upgraded emergency department, state-of-the-art operating rooms and enhanced adult intensive care units and is the next step in a series of significant investments in the Triad as… Read More »

Winston-Salem is #2 Best City for Women in Tech

Winston-Salem is one of the leading cities in the nation for women in tech, according to a study by Lendingtree’s Magnify Money blog. Using data from the US Census, the study examined pay equity in the nation’s metro areas, as well as total available jobs and average salaries. Women in tech make on average 102%… Read More »

Winston-Salem Dash Opening Day Set for May 4

The Winston-Salem Dash have announced that individual tickets for the 2021 season will go on sale Tuesday, April 13 at 11:00 a.m. The season begins at Truist Stadium on Tuesday, May 4 at 7:00 p.m. against the Rome Braves. Ticket packages and group areas are already available for purchase. The full 120-game schedule with game… Read More »

Hayward Holdings Expands Workforce in Forsyth County

Leading Pool Manufacturer Announces Corporate Relocation to North Carolina Hayward Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HAYW) a global designer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad portfolio of pool equipment and associated automation systems, will relocate to North Carolina from Berkeley Heights, New Jersey. As part of the relocation, jobs will move from New Jersey to an existing… Read More »

2021 Annual Meeting Awards

Citizenship and Service Award Presented by Duke Energy Catrina Thompson Winston-Salem Police Chief Chief Catrina Thompson is a 27-year veteran of the Winston Salem Police Department. Under her tenure as Police Chief, she has focused on bringing the community together and encouraging positive relationships between citizens and the police department.   Under Chief Thompson’s leadership, arrests for traffic violations… Read More »

Quarterly Report for Q1 2021

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc.’s One Year Anniversary Report Our 2030 Vision and Strategic Plan has launched as we celebrate the first anniversary of Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. Our Anniversary Quarterly Report includes a complete recap of the Annual Meeting, economic development and commercial property updates, national talent marketing, and more. Read More »

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