We defined a new way to spur innovation, drive economic development and empower local business big and small.

We are a bold, dynamic organization committed to serving the needs of businesses, nonprofits and government agencies. No organization can better connect you to resources and opportunities, while building collective influence for the business community. We have proven that working with our community partners and business members results in a prosperous, healthy community for businesses and residents. There’s no better organization in the Research Triangle region with the depth and breadth of relationships that can help you.

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Durham is home to the world-renowned Research Triangle Park (RTP), home of more than 170 high tech companies, as well as a thriving entrepreneurial community. We are a community of individuals from all over the world and all walks of life. We’re diverse in every way and we love it. Our citizens like to challenge and be challenged. Our reasonable cost of living, first-class health care, sports teams, arts, entertainment, shopping options, and an abundance of the natural beauty typical of the Carolina Piedmont all contribute to the high quality of life that “Durhamites” enjoy.

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Durham Economic Development is your trusted source to provide influence for the business community as a whole – eliminating obstacles, expanding opportunities and increasing access.

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