Category: Economic Development

Mid-Year Analysis: Q2 Report

PDF Download The bulk of this quarter’s report breaks down the data and insights we’re tracking for our community, along with feedback shared from our keynote speaker at the State of the Economy, NC Secretary of Commerce Machelle Baker Sanders. Access the latest metrics of our project pipeline, talent recruitment efforts, workforce development, and more. Quarterly… Read More »

State of the Economy

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. held the State of the Economy event presented by Wake Forest University on June 14, featuring NC Secretary of Commerce Machelle Baker Sanders as the keynote speaker. As a center of economic activity, Winston-Salem is poised for continued economic attraction and retention in 2023 and beyond. With just under 1,600 new jobs… Read More »

Winston-Salem #1 for Business Startup Costs

Two rankings place Winston-Salem among the top cities in the nation to start a business Winston-Salem has often been recognized for its advantages in starting and growing a business. This month, those advantages are informing two recent national rankings: #1 Best Large City for Business Costs, #13 Overall Best Large City to Start a Business… Read More »

Frank L. Blum Construction Co. Celebrates 100th Anniversary in New Headquarters

Frank L. Blum Construction has relocated to its new headquarters on Pilgrim Court just in time to celebrate the company’s 100th anniversary in May. Blum announced the expansion last August which included a $3.5 million investment and 35 new jobs. The company has a total workforce of 250 employees throughout North Carolina with approximately 130… Read More »

WSPR Fund Invests in KeraVet Bio

The Winston-Salem Partners Roundtable (WSPR) Fund is announcing a new investment in the Winston-Salem based startup KeraVet Bio, bringing its total investment portfolio to seven early-stage companies. The WSPR Fund is comprised of over 70 accredited investors that provide seed capital and strategic support to promising local startups.    KeraVet Bio is in the early stages… Read More »

Benchmarking Progress in the First Quarter

PDF Download Our first quarterly report of 2023 highlights the start of an exciting year – capped off by our move to the Innovation Quarter. Along with investments in economic growth and startups, new talent and workforce initiatives, and more, this quarter signifies a strong start to 2023. Access all of the insights of the… Read More »

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