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Raleigh’s Iconic Architecture: Past, Present and Future

In Feature Stories, March 2020 by Jane PorterLeave a Comment

Raleigh has a strong tradition of beautiful and engaging contemporary architectural design, dating back to the opening of the School of Design at NC State in 1948. We take a look at some of the buildings and spaces that give Raleigh its distinct spirit—and at who’s creating them today—and we try to gage what the future of design has in store, given all of Raleigh’s growth and opportunities.

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Moving on Up

In Feature Stories, March 2020 by Tracy JonesLeave a Comment

In the last year, Raleigh has seen a boom in luxury home sales, with closings on homes listed at $1 million or more up 30 percent. Another rising trend is custom home building. We spoke with builders, appraisers, real estate agents and local buyers to determine if these trends—buying
bigger for more, and getting exactly what you want—is here to stay.