Big City Energy, Small Town Charm
Wake Forest, North Carolina, like many of its regional counterparts, is dynamically innovative, strategically growing at unprecedented rates, and represents the best that North Carolina has to offer, from access to top tier education to east coast BBQ.
Wake Forest, however, is also uniquely set apart from the rest of our Research Triangle neighbors. In this historically significant community, futuristic businesses of all sizes are met with a workforce educated well above the national average, a bustling downtown with amenities for all ages, an entrepreneurial culture that has produced dozens of highly successful homegrown companies, frequent events attracting thousands from around the region, and so much more.
Discover all that Wake Forest has to offer for millennials and entrepreneurs, for c suite executives and families, and everyone in between.
Wake Forest embodies ‘big-city energy and small-town charm’
Following suit with the growth and demographics of the region at-large, the Town of Wake Forest is both a breeding ground for technological innovation and a launching pad for start-ups and other businesses. Additionally, the quality of life in Wake Forest is unmatched.
Wake Forest represents the power of human capital in a pre-K to PhD society
The Town of Wake Forest’s above-average workforce demographics create tremendous opportunity for launching businesses and entrepreneurial growth, revealing the power of human capital in what has been referred to as a “pre-K to PhD society.”
5 new developments coming to Wake Forest in 2020
In tandem with seeing tremendous business success, strategic economic development in Wake Forest is ramping up, reflecting the boom of the region, but also the town’s efforts to make it a place where people can live, work, play, create and innovate.
Wake Forest's Wireless Research Center puts town on the global tech map
The Wireless Research Center is a world-class testing and research facility that provides services for engineering, antenna testing and commercialization.
How 2 Wake Forest startups are making a global impact
The Wake Forest Business and Industry Partnership and the Wireless Research Center are just two examples of what's propelling the ninth fastest growing municipality in North Carolina.
Wake Forest leaders aim to improve quality of life through strategic planning – here’s how
Wake Forest is a place where you can borrow a cup of sugar, but also a city where you can build a thriving business.
Wake Forest a prime spot for homegrown business, entrepreneurial success
Wake Forest's recreational and professional amenities, family-friendly atmosphere, proximity to other areas of the Research Triangle and cost of living make it a place that's not only beneficial to business owners and citizens, but also highly desirable.
WAKE FOREST BUSINESS & INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP: Success of public-private partnership in Wake Forest's strategic development
In partnership with the Wireless Research Center, both in regard to shared vision and resource development, Wake Forest's economic development initiatives are now focused on providing innovation infrastructure to help accelerate development of entrepreneurs and other job opportunities.