Revisiting a feasibility study from 2010 and highlighting the growth of downtown Durham, developers are hoping to reignite the prospect of converting the downtown loop. Through workshops with elected officials, planners and developers, Cleveland and Church Partners has identified 19 sites, valued at $312 million, which could be part of a plan involving converting the loop from a one-way to two-way traffic network.
Biopharmaceutical development company Quintiles has entered into a joint venture with Quest Diagnostics to form a global clinical trials and laboratory services business.
Durham Catering Company has formed a partnership with the Durham Bulls to offer food at this season’s games.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), which announced in December it would be laying off approximately 900 employees in Research Triangle Park (RTP) as part of a global restructuring plan, will be cutting 180 more positions there.
KoKyu opens new location
KoKyu has expanded its presence from two food trucks, opening a restaurant at 4823 Meadow Drive in Durham.