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90,000 Square Foot Building Going Up in Durham

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Drawing of the new building to go up beside the Durham Bulls Athletic Park
DURHAM — For years developers have stayed away from downtown Durham but agroundbreaking Monday, coupled with several other projects in the workscould mean a big turnaround in the Bull City.

They may not be digging for gold, but Diamond View could turn out to bea real gem in downtown Durham. Capitol Broadcasting's 90,000-square-footoffice building is expected to be ready within a year.

According to Capitol Broadcasting President Jim Goodmon, Durham is readyfor some downtown development.

City leaders say they hopes more developers are ready to play ball downtown.

The bad news is workers had to dig up 38 trees to make way for the DiamondView building. The good news is the trees are being donated to the DurhamHousing Authority.

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