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The New York Times - Technology Overtakes Tobacco in Winston-Salem, N.C.

The New York Times recently published an article about the growth taking place in Winston-Salem and the transformation of the downtown and the newly constructed Wake Forest Innovation Quarter.  Below is an excerpt:

"...The hotel development, said Mayor Allen Joines, was influenced by the Wake Forest project, two blocks away. The city, he said, is intent on forming medicine, information management and biotechnology into a new brand for Winston-Salem. “Since 2000, we’ve had $1.2 billion in real estate investment in our downtown,” Mayor Joines said. “The Innovation Quarter has been a big part of why that’s happened.”

Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, rising on a 145-acre parcel on the developing east side of this midsize Carolina city, is a partnership between the city and state, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Wake Forest University and Wexford Science and Technology, the Baltimore-based primary developer.

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