Thank you for making our [kitchen and bath] renovations so easy.  You have been an absolute pleasure to work with and we look forward to Part II, Part III, etc.

---Brian and Brenda Ginsberg

North Carolina

We understand that the prospect of moving, no matter at what point in your life it comes, can be daunting. But having some basic information at your fingertips might make the task a little less overwhelming. So whether you are looking to relocate at the end of your career or right in the midst of your career, we hope that this information might help you make that decision a little easier.


Chambers of Commerce Local Chambers of Commerce

If you are looking to learn more about a particular area, the local chambers of commerce are a great place to start. They keep their pulse on the community and have a wealth of knowledge for you at their fingertips.

Newspapers Newspapers

There’s no better way to learn more about an area than by reading the local newspapers.

EMployers Major Employers

Here is a list of just a few of the companies who agree that central North Carolina is the best all-around environment in which to grow their business. Keep in mind this is only a partial list to give you a flavor of the kind of employment opportunities that are available in our area.


State of North Carolina
Wake County Public School System North Carolina State University (full-time)
Rex Healthcare
Progress Energy

Wake County
City of Raleigh
First Citizens Bank & Trust Company
Misys Healthcare Systems
Nationwide Insurance
The News & Observer Publishing Company
NC Central University
Tri-Arc Food Systems, Inc./Bojangle's
United Parcel Service
Wachovia Bank, NA
Wake Technical Community College
Waste Industries



ALLTEL Pavilion at Walnut Creek
Dorothea Dix Hospital
General Parts, Inc.
Gregory Poole Equipment Co.
Guardsmark LLC
Meredith College
NC Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance
Precision Walls, Inc.
Raleigh Community Hospital
Siemens Power Transmission/distribution
Springmoor Life Care
State Employees' Credit Union

Official NC Website Official NC Websites

Here are the web sites that are owned and operated by the state including some web sites targeted at retirees. Some of the sites might be helpful if you are looking for more information on taxation. Other sites are geared towards seniors.