Winston-Salem is 3rd Best City for Young IT Professionals
Winston-Salem, NC has recently been recognized as a "Best City" for young IT professionals. "Right Click" an online newsletter, which focuses on technology news, released their "2017 Best Cities for Young IT Professionals" list, and Winston-Salem is near the top. Only San Antonio, TX and Savannah, GA ranked higher.
Winston-Salem has historically been known for tobacco and manufacturing, but business leaders realized that needed to change in today's high-tech new economy. The report mentioned the city's vibrant arts scene and Wake Forest University's presence as being a launch pad for young IT professionals. Not only does Winston-Salem offer an exciting place to live as well as a high competitive salary, but also very affordable living and real estate. The city has been on many other lists for their overall living and affordability.
Wake Forest Innovation Quarter - Research Hub
Wake Forest Innovation Quarter in Downtown Winston-Salem is a big reason for city's high ranking on this list. It is one of the fastest growing urban-based districts for innovation in the United States. It is home to more than 70 companies, 5 academic institutions as well as 3,000 plus workers and over 7,500 students and workforce trainees. The Innovation Quarter is diverse with a focus on research, information technology, biotechnology (biomedical sciences - both business and education), as well as other high tech and medical services. There are also nearly 800 apartments, lofts, and condos within close proximity.
Downtown Winston-Salem Homes, Lofts, Condos for Sale
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