New Homes in the Raleigh Triangle including Raleigh, Knightdale, Garner, Clayton and Fuquay-Varina
Raleigh, North Carolina, known as the City of Oaks, is one of the country's fastest growing cities. It has made a number of "Top 10 Lists" by Forbes, MSNBS, and Money Magazine due to quality of life and business climate including being named 3rd Best Places for Business and Careers by Forbes.
In addition to being part of North Carolina's Research Triangle, Raleigh is home to North Carolina State University and close to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University in Durham.
Raleigh is part of North Carolina's Research Triangle (RTP), which was established in the 1950's and is currently one of the largest and most successful research parks in the country, as well as a major center for high-tech jobs and biotech research. The three universities that anchor the Research Triangle are Raleigh's NC State, Duke University in Durham, and UNC located in Chapel Hill.
The RTP includes over 7,000 acres, 250 businesses, and 50,000 employees and is a thriving hub of innovation. Industries include biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, clean technology, and information technology.
Points of interest in Raleigh include the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, one of the Southeast's largest natural history museums, and the North Carolina Museum of Art offering a permanent collection spanning more than 5,000 years. The NC Museum of Art also includes the nation's largest museum park containing 164 acres of trails and parkland containing major works of art.