Entries by Anna Haddock

Top Coffee Shops for Coworking: Raleigh Edition

Award for best duo? Coffee and coworking. Today on the blog, we are highlighting the best coffee shops for coworking here in Raleigh (Durham, we’ll be reviewing you next!) The gig economy continues to grow rapidly. As of August 2019, About 36% of US workers are now involved in the gig economy. US freelancers contributed […]

As WeWork Stumbles, Local Co-working Flourishes

As you may have noticed, co-working spaces have been popping up everywhere, big and small. Raleigh and Durham both now have WeWork, founded in New York, and there are tons of other new co-working spaces opening up everywhere. If the gig economy keeps growing at its current rate, more than 50% of the US workforce […]

Beyu Caffe and Downtown Durham thrive in diversity

As we wrap up our diversity series here at Urban MJ, this week’s blog post is all about one of Downtown Durham’s most iconic restaurants,  Beyu Caffe, started by passionate thought leader in the African American community, Dorian Bolden. Downtown Durham is one of our favorite areas to explore and when on W Main St., […]

Triangle remains outstanding class A apartment value play

Urban MJ founder, Marcus Jackson, recently published a guest post on the blog of Avison Young, the world’s fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm. Click the link down below to hear his thoughts on development opportunities and his insight on how Triangle real estate is changing. Here’s a sneak peek: North Carolina’s Research Triangle metropolitan […]

Legends Nightclub celebrates 28 years

As we continue our dive into diversity series here at Urban MJ, this week’s blog post is in celebration of one of Downtown Raleigh’s original settlers of the Warehouse District. Many of you, if you’re local to the Raleigh area, are familiar with the Downtown scene staple, Legends Nightclub.  Known as one of Raleigh’s best […]