Look at all these amazing things about the Triangle!!!!

Triangle Accolades January 2010 to June 2010

#3 Cost Competitive North
American City (Raleigh, NC) KPMG LLC, June 2010

#18 Best Labor-Market Performance
(Raleigh, NC) U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, June 2010

#1 Quality of Life
(Raleigh, NC) Portfolio.com/bizjournals, May 2010

#3 Most Innovative City
(Raleigh, NC) Forbes, May 2010

#2 Best State for Business
(North Carolina) Chief Executive, May 2010

#15 Strongest Economy
(Raleigh-Cary, NC) Policom Corp., May 2010

#3 Hottest Job Growth City for the Next Decade
(Raleigh, NC) BNET.com, April 2010

#8 Best Place to Live
(Raleigh, NC) RelocateAmerica.com, April 2010

#1 Smartest City
(Raleigh-Durham, NC) TheDailyBeast.com, April 2010

#3 Best Place for Business and Careers
(Raleigh, NC) Forbes.com, April 2010

#2 Cheapest Midsized Market to do Business
(Raleigh, NC) KPMG LLP, March 2010

#6 Top-Spending City
(Raleigh, NC) The Bundle Report, March 2010

#3 Market for Young Adults
(Raleigh, NC) Portfolio.com/bizjournals, March 2010

#2 Telecommuting City
(Raleigh-Durham, NC) Microsoft Corp., March 2010

#8 Travel Value
(Raleigh, NC) Hotwire.com, March 2010

#1 Most Wired City
Raleigh, NC, Forbes.com, March 2010

#1 Top Business Climate in 2009
North Carolina, Site Selection, January 2010

#2 Telecommuting City
Raleigh-Durham, NC, Microsoft Corp., March 2010

#3 Best Place to Launch a New Business
Raleigh, NC, Portfolio.com/bizjournals January 2010

#8 Travel Value
Raleigh, NC, Hotwire.com, March 2010

#6 Most Notable High-Growth Areas in the U.S.
Wake Forest, NC, Gadberry Group, January 2010

#1 Healthiest Housing Market
Raleigh-Cary, NC, Hanley Wood Market Intelligence, February 2010

#9 Best Drivers’ Cities
Raleigh, NC, Car and Driver Magazine, January 2010

#3 Well-Being
Raleigh-Cary, NC, Gallup-Healthways, February 2010

#1 Healthiest County in NC
Wake County, NC, University of Wisconsin Population Health
Institute, January 2010

#3 Area in Five-Year Jobs Growth
Raleigh-Cary, NC, Buffalo Business First, February 2010

#4 Best Place to Retire and Row
Raleigh, NC, The Rower’s Almanac, March 2010

Best Value in Public Colleges and Universities:
#1 UNC-Chapel Hill / #10 North Carolina State University
Kiplinger.com, January 2010