Raleigh is the second largest city in North Carolina and is also known as the “City of Oaks” for the amount of oak trees located there. The city has an estimated population of around 392, 552 people making it the 8th fastest growing city and the 45th largest city in USA. Raleigh is a major industrial base that covers film, electronic, telecommunications, electrical, medical, clothing and apparel, paper products, retail, food processing, and pharmaceuticals. In any industry (certainly office type like lawyers, insurance, medical, etc) having a commercial office space to work in is key, and renting a Raleigh executive office suite is vital for anybody looking to expand. If you need to find space in Charlotte, Charleston, Jacksonville, or Atlanta, please check out our office space search.
The city of Raleigh, NC is also an integral part of North Carolina’s Research Triangle that is one of the USA’s largest and successful research parks that is also a hub for biotech, high tech research and textile development. Raleigh, North Carolina is also a primary shipping point for the eastern point of North Carolina and is a wholesale distribution center for the grocery industry. There have been many films that have been shot in Raleigh and its neighboring regions. The North Carolina Film Office that has its headquarters in Raleigh ranks third in USA after New York and Los Angeles in film production. The city has also been ranked fifth on the Women’s Co’s list of the top 25 cities for a career.
Raleigh, North Carolina has a sales tax rate of 5.75% that went into effect on September 1st 2009. In North Carolina, most of the counties add an additional 2% tax for a total tax of 7.75% in 92 of the total 100 counties in the State.
The average median household income in Raleigh in 2000 was $46,612 and the median family income was $60,003. The median per capita income for Raleigh was $25,113 with an estimated 11.5% of the population and 7.1% of the families living below the poverty line. Of the total population there are around 13.8% of people under the age of 18 under the poverty line and around 9.3% of those 65 years and above that were living below the poverty line.
Raleigh has witnessed a decrease in crime rates according to the Uniform Crime Reports. In 2004 there were about 580 reports of violent crime and there were about 3,768 reported cases of property crime per 100,000 of the population. There are many people who come to Raleigh for business and economic reasons.
If you need to visit Raleigh you can easily rent executive office suites that will cater to your business stay. When you are on the search for Raleigh executive office suites, the best prestigious and convenient locations to search for them are in Six Forks Road, Glenwood Avenue, Centerview Drive, Blue Ridge Road, Wake Forest Road, North Central Raleigh, Centre Green Way, Emperor Boulevard, Shannon Oaks and Meridian Parkway. The average rental rates for renting Raleigh executive office suites vary from $350 to $6000 per month per office (dependant on negotiated lease agreement). There are many building sizes and floor plans to select from. To read more about leasing executive suites in Raleigh, please check out our commercial real estate articles section.
Many of these executive offices have modern and furnished amenities like ISDN, reception services, meeting rooms, 24 hour customer support, IT support, security system, conference suite, telephone answering, AV equipment, broadband and internet, car parking, secretarial services, air-conditioning and showers. They also have the latest technology and access to other centers worldwide. Other areas we service in the Raleigh, NC local area are Angier, Apex, Cary, Chapel Hill, Clayton, Downtown and Fuquay Varina. Take advantage of our free service for expert help with your search for temporary offices or Raleigh executive office suites.