Raleigh Area Accolades

2005 Accolades

  • #1 Best City - Education Quotient (Raleigh-Cary, NC) - Expansion Management, December 2005
  • #7 Richest City (Raleigh, NC) - Forbes, November 2005
  • #10 Safest City (Cary, NC) - Morgan Quitno Press, November 2005
  • #5 Best Inner City for Small Businesses (Raleigh, NC) - Small Business Administration, November 2005
  • Top 20 Best Places to Live, Work & Play (Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC) - Homebuilder.com, November 2005
  • Top Ten Fast Cities/ Hubs for Creative Class Talent (Raleigh-Durham, NC) - Fast Company, November 2005
  • #3 Best Large Metro for New Businesses and Entrepreneurs (Raleigh-Durham, NC) - National Policy Research Council, October 2005
  • Top "Seven Cool Cities" for Young Professionals (Raleigh, NC) - Kiplinger's Personal Finance, October 2005
  • #3 Hottest City for Entrepreneurs (Raleigh-Durham, NC) - Entrepreneur, October 2005
  • #1 Area for Tech Business (Raleigh-Durham, NC) - Silicon Valley Leadership Group, September 2005
  • #6 Market for Development of Neurotechnology Industry - Neurotech Nexus Report, August 2005
  • #12 Top Real Estate Market (Raleigh-Durham, NC) - Expansion Management, August 2005
  • #2 Among Places to Attend School and "Rock" (Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC) - Rolling Stone, August 2005
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