Category Archives: Durham

Premier Research bringing 260 jobs to Durham.

DURHAM, N.C. — Premier Research will bring 260 new jobs to Durham under a five-year expansion plan. Salaries will vary by position, but the new jobs will average $73,296. Durham County’s overall average wage is $66,599. The contract research organizat ...

WillowTree hiring 98 in Durham to develop apps.

DURHAM, N.C. — WillowTree will expand in Durham and plans to hire at least 98 employees over the coming three years to support continued growth. The fast-growing designer of mobile applications plans to hire software developers, mobile designers and p ...

Frontier Communications adding 200 jobs in Durham.

DURHAM, N.C. — Frontier Communications has committed to adding 200 jobs over the coming five years as part of a $4.3 million expansion in Durham. The expansion will add nearly $9.4 million in annual payroll to the state. Newly created positions will in ...

Fidelity Investments bringing 600 more jobs to Durham.

DURHAM, N.C. — Fidelity Investments is investing $8 million and bringing 600 jobs to Durham by 2018. The jobs are primarily in software development and engineering, and expected to have an average annual salary of more than $100,000. The investment ban ...

Spoonflower creating 50 jobs in Durham.

DURHAM, N.C. — Spoonflower plans to create 50 jobs in Durham and expand its operations in Germany. The custom fabric maker employs 150 people and occupies more than 35,000 square feet of space. Spoonflower is also expanding into an additional office s ...

Ansible adding 35 jobs, more planned.

DURHAM, N.C. — Ansible has moved into its new 10,000-square-foot office suite overlooking Durham Bulls Athletic Park. The open-source IT automation startup tripled its space to accommodate business and workforce growth. The company currently has a sta ...

Interactive Intelligence creating 200 jobs in Durham.

DURHAM, N.C. —  Interactive Intelligence Group will invest $1.2 million and create 200 jobs in Durham within the next five years. Salaries will vary by job function, but the average annual wage will be $70,000. The average annual wage in Durham Count ...

Cree upfitting Durham campus.

DURHAM, N.C. — Cree is investing $53 million in renovations on its Durham campus. The company manufactures and develops LEDs at the headquarters facilities. A $40 million renovation at a three-story production complex is to upfit an area of more than ...

Implus adding distribution, office space in Durham.

DURHAM, N.C. — Implus will lease a 136,500-square-foot industrial facility being built next to its headquarters in Durham. The footwear and athletic gear product company is planning expansion of its brands, and the new building will add 40 percent mo ...

Bright View relocates to Durham.

DURHAM, N.C. — Bright View Technologies has relocated to a 52,000-square-foot space in Durham’s Triangle Business Center. The Duke University spinout doubled its manufacturing space with the move. Bright View manufactures films for LED lighting appl ...

Hendrick opens mega-dealership in Durham.

DURHAM, N.C. — Hendrick Automotive Group has opened its new 73,000-square-foot showroom location in Durham. Hendrick Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac Southpoint is located next to The Streets at Southpoint mall. Hendrick’s new mega-dealership facility ...

Bland Landscaping growing in Durham.

DURHAM, N.C. — Bland Landscaping plans to hire up to 120 people over the next five years for its newly constructed facility in Durham. The company, based in Apex, made the investment in response to the city’s streetscape project. Bland has built ...

Mati Energy wins Google Demo Day.

DURHAM, N.C. — Mati Energy’s Tatiana Birgisson won Google for Entrepreneurs Demo Day pitch competition. The 25-year-old beverage entrepreneur from Durham also won a $100,000 personal investment from AOL co-founder Steve Case. Mati Energy, an en ...

Hendrick Automotive hosting career event.

DURHAM, N.C. — Hendrick Automotive Group is hosting a career event March 4 and 5 to fill 50 new positions at its new Durham location. The company will be moving both its Durham Auto Mall and Performance Chevrolet dealership to a bigger auto mall sit ...