Category: Economic Development

TrueLook Expands Operations with New Headquarters in Winston Salem’s Innovation Quarter

Winston Salem-based construction camera provider TrueLook has expanded its operations with a new office located in the rapidly growing Innovation Quarter of Winston Salem.  TrueLook employees gathered at the new office for a ribbon cutting ceremony this past Friday. “The ribbon cutting was particularly momentous for us,” said Roger Yarrow, TrueLook COO. “Not only has an… Read More »

Lowes Foods parent company Alex Lee acquires 20 new stores

Alex Lee, Inc., the parent company of Winston-Salem based Lowes Foods, announced an agreement to purchase 20 BI-LO stores in South Carolina and Georgia from Southeastern Grocers, Inc. The addition of these stores will enable Alex Lee to expand its geographic footprint, enhance operations across these markets, and offer great customer service for shoppers in… Read More »

Economic and community insights in Greater Winston-Salem, Inc’s Quarterly Report

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. has published its newest Quarterly Report, offering insights into the community’s economic development efforts, data on employment and COVID-19, and more. Inside you’ll find consolidated information on sites under development and business investments that signify growth and expansion in manufacturing, healthcare, and more. Don’t miss an introduction to Laura Johnson Lee, Senior… Read More »

Meet the Startups in the Center for Creative Economy’s Velocity Accelerator

The Center for Creative Economy has selected 10 creative entrepreneurs to participate in the organization’s fifth creative accelerator. Velocity is an intensive high impact program that helps creative entrepreneurs discover their target customers, develop business models, and develop a go-to-market strategy. Top startups in this 9-week program will split a pool of $50,000 in seed-stage… Read More »

ORBIS Reusable Packaging Management Announces Expansion at Union Cross Business Park

ORBIS Reusable Packaging Management, a global supply chain company, will increase its Forsyth County presence with an expansion at Union Cross Business Park. ORBIS currently has operations in the Triad in both Winston-Salem and Greensboro.   The company will occupy about 65,000 square feet of space in the Union Cross Business Park and have 25 employees… Read More »

Novant Health Selected as Partner for New Hanover Regional Medical Center

In a 4-1 vote on July 13, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners approved Novant Health as the partner for New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC). Novant Health was the recommended partner by the Partnership Advisory Group (PAG), a 21-member group of hospital board of trustee members, physicians and members of the New Hanover… Read More »

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