Tuesday, May 3, 2011

What Do You Like About
Living in Forsyth County?

At the Legacy Update Kick-Off Meeting last week, we showed these two videos to start the conversation.

How should we prepare for 120,000 new people?

Give us your answers in the comments section below:

1 comment:

The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County said...

Key Advantages Winston-Salem Offers to 50+ Residents

Quality of life:
The natural beauty of trees, lakes and mountains
The wonderful weather which includes 4 full seasons of mild winters, beautiful springs, moderate summers and spectacular falls
Proximity to the Smokey Mountains and the Atlantic Coast
Freedom from heavy automobile traffic
Affordable real estate
Low cost entertainment, dining and shopping
Exceptional medical facilities in Baptist Hospital and Forsyth Memorial
Unusually extensive and comprehensive arts programs including The Winston-Salem Symphony, Youth Chorus, Festival Ballet, SECCA, River Run Film Festival, Reynolda House Museum of Contemporary Art, Piedmont Opera, Piedmont Wind Symphony, Old Salem Museum and Gardens, NC Black Repertory Company, Festival State and the Children’s Theater of Winston-Salem
High quality educational institutions with Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem State, Salem College, Forsyth Tech, and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts

Business Environment:
North Carolina was just voted the second most “business friendly” state in the union, second only to Texas, by Chief Executive Magazine.
A skilled non-union workforce
State and local business tax incentives
Favorable state and local business labor laws
Low cost commercial real estate availability
Active and fertile ground for entrepreneurial small businesses