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PostPosted: Fri Apr 16, 2021 6:39 am 
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More information on the can maker expansion that F&M has mentioned on this board -

https://journalnow.com/news/local/can-m ... the-latest

Now these are good paying jobs, with an average wage of $77,300 per year.

The vast majority of the investment ($190MM - :eek: ) will go towards new equipment. Remind me - does WS or Forsyth County receive any tax revenue from industrial equipment? I know that I pay annual county taxes on my car, but don't know if businesses pay local taxes on their equipment.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 28, 2021 12:00 am 
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This is the type of list you want to be at the top of!

Metro Areas That Lost and Gained Residents During the Pandemic, according to Bloomberg:
Raleigh 2.1%
Winston-Salem 2%
Asheville 1.8%
Fayetteville 1.6%
Wilmington 1%
Charlotte 0.5%
Greensboro -0.5%
Boone -1.6%
Hickory -1.7%
Durham -1.9%


South Carolina:
Charleston 1.1%
Greenville 0.8%
Columbia 0.3%
Spartanburg -0.5%

Winston-Salem is second best in the Carolinas, among larger cities, and "almost" tied for first. That is awesome and this is people moving here! Voting with a moving van on which cities in the Carolinas are where they really want to be. Just a few months ago, Winston-Salem was #1 in the state in this category. I think most people can see Winston-Salem is one of the big winners in the relocations happening right now, as they see the developers rushing to build and the local home sales and prices. Interestingly, most of the people moving to Winston-Salem are moving from Charlotte and Raleigh. I guess they visit the city and want to move here after seeing it? It's also an easy drive if someone is working three days from home and two days in the office or only visits the office when needed. Real estate agents are reporting a growing number of people moving to Winston-Salem from Philadelphia, Chicago, and Boston. Fayetteville is impressive on this list, but we don't know if the numbers are distorted by the military base? It's very interesting to see more people leaving Greensboro and Durham than moving-in. It's also interesting to see Winston-Salem outperforming Charlotte, Wilmington, Asheville, Greenville, and Charleston. Even attracting residents from those trendy cities.


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 11, 2021 5:58 pm 
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Was a little surprised in the current comparisons in this report:

https://myfox8.com/news/north-carolina/ ... by-county/


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 12, 2021 8:02 am 
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wsnc62 wrote:
Was a little surprised in the current comparisons in this report:

https://myfox8.com/news/north-carolina/ ... by-county/


Yeah, I don't think we can take too much from this article. It contradicts other reports, and it is clear that ZipRecruiter's data is flawed ("Salaries reported to ZipRecruiter in NC are as high as $109,405 but also as low as $16,491. There are likely salaries outside of this range that have not been reported to ZipRecruiter." --- this maxes out at $109K which eliminates high paying jobs from the data).

Still, it's good to get some positive press.

Top 10 Highest Paying NC Cities:

Durham: $67,180

Winston-Salem: $62,813

Greenville: $60,882

Raleigh: $60,176

Greensboro: $59,752

Wilmington: $59,388

Charlotte: $58,449

Gastonia: $58,184

Burlington: $57,181

Jacksonville: $57,163


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 16, 2021 9:32 am 
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Interesting article: "Looking to move? These 17 cities and towns will pay you up to $20,000 just to relocate — and work remotely." https://www.businessinsider.com/us-citi ... ves-2018-7


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 16, 2021 9:33 am 
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Hi Wagonera, that's behind a paywall. Can you precis?


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 17, 2021 7:26 pm 
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Here are some excerpts from the article published in Business Insider on Sept 15th. The digital publication is a great source of news and I highly recommend it if you're interested. They currently have a special annual rate of $49 for the first year for new subscribers which is well worth the money!

"West Virginia launched a program called Ascend WV to attract out-of-state remote workers to Morgantown. To be eligible, potential residents must be 18 years or older, able to verify remote employment, and willing to move to the city of 30,000 for two years.Those accepted to the program are expected to relocate to Morgantown — a vibrant college town home to West Virginia University — within six months to receive $10,000 in cash paid out over the course of a year. Another $2,000 is to be paid at the end of second year."

"The Northwest Arkansas Council recently rolled out a pilot program that offers remote workers $10,000 in cash to relocate. Consider Fayetteville, a city in the Ozarks where the University of Arkansas is based, or Bentonville, home to the headquarters of corporate giants Walmart and Sam's Club."

"The new program is offering movers $7,500 to live in Vermont and seek local employment in a role that is listed by the state's Department of Labor as one of the most in demand. Jobs on the list include restaurant work and construction."

"The Quincy Workforce Relocation Assistance Program is now offering movers who can get a job within the county a property-tax rebate of up to $5,000 after one year of living and working in the area. If you would prefer to rent, you can get a rental rebate of up to $3,500 after six months of residency and employment."

"Tucson, Arizona, is offering remote workers perks and services with worth about $7,500."

"Tulsa, Oklahoma, is offering remote workers a $10,000 grant to put toward housing."

"A handful of cities in Alabama is offering remote workers who move to the area $10,000 cash to be paid out over the course of a year."

"Topeka, Kansas, is offering potential new residents up to $15,000 to move there."

"Southwest Michigan is offering remote workers $15,000 toward a down payment on a home, along with other perks."

"Manilla, Iowa, is offering free plots of land to anyone who will build homes on them."

"The Claremont House Lot Program is giving away single-family lots for free to families of two with a gross income of $91,800 or less. Those with a higher gross income would need to pay $9,500 for their lot. "

"Savannah, Georgia, is offering remote workers in tech $2,000 toward moving expenses."

"Newton, Iowa, is offering homebuyers over $10,000 to buy a house priced at $180,000 or more."

"Buying Into Baltimore is a program that will award $5,000 in down payment and closing cost assistance to a few lucky prospective homebuyers that enter a lottery after attending a special Trolley Tour that is held three times a year."

"West Lafayette, Indiana, is offering a stipend up to $5,000 to remote workers who want to live where Purdue University is located."

"Regardless of where your employer is located, if you live in Maine for the tax year and graduated college after 2008, you are likely eligible for a tax credit that could total up to $377 per month to go toward student-loan payments."


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 18, 2021 3:30 pm 
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Fourth and Main wrote:
This is the type of list you want to be at the top of!

Metro Areas That Lost and Gained Residents During the Pandemic, according to Bloomberg:
Raleigh 2.1%
Winston-Salem 2%
Asheville 1.8%
Fayetteville 1.6%
Wilmington 1%
Charlotte 0.5%
Greensboro -0.5%
Boone -1.6%
Hickory -1.7%
Durham -1.9%


South Carolina:
Charleston 1.1%
Greenville 0.8%
Columbia 0.3%
Spartanburg -0.5%

Winston-Salem is second best in the Carolinas, among larger cities, and "almost" tied for first. That is awesome and this is people moving here! Voting with a moving van on which cities in the Carolinas are where they really want to be. Just a few months ago, Winston-Salem was #1 in the state in this category. I think most people can see Winston-Salem is one of the big winners in the relocations happening right now, as they see the developers rushing to build and the local home sales and prices. Interestingly, most of the people moving to Winston-Salem are moving from Charlotte and Raleigh. I guess they visit the city and want to move here after seeing it? It's also an easy drive if someone is working three days from home and two days in the office or only visits the office when needed. Real estate agents are reporting a growing number of people moving to Winston-Salem from Philadelphia, Chicago, and Boston. Fayetteville is impressive on this list, but we don't know if the numbers are distorted by the military base? It's very interesting to see more people leaving Greensboro and Durham than moving-in. It's also interesting to see Winston-Salem outperforming Charlotte, Wilmington, Asheville, Greenville, and Charleston. Even attracting residents from those trendy cities.


What is the source of this data?


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 18, 2021 7:58 pm 
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Looks like this is it:
https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2021 ... ans-moved/

Anecdotally, I know several families that have moved to Winston from larger cities since the pandemic started (from Charlotte, DC & San Fran). I don't know their specific reasons, but I do know that all have good jobs and are certainly the people we want moving here.


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