RBC Centura and Highwoods Properties have been in the news lately. Both of these companies are married to a huge downtown Raleigh project – RBC Plaza. When completed, RBC Plaza will be 33 stories tall and claim the honor downtown Raleigh’s tallest building. This mixed use project includes office, condo, retail and parking space. It will house the headquarters of RBC Centura, have about 139 condos above the 22nd floor (with balconies) and provide street level retail. The condos are sold out with the building scheduled for completion in late 2008.
Here’s the late news.
Highwoods Properties has hired Myriad Media to produce a documentary of the project. Their mission is to produce a TV quality film about the whole process of contracting and constructing RBC Plaza. I’m sure it will be extremely interesting to watch the birth of such a significant building.
RBC Centura just announced the purchase of Alabama National Bancorp. This acquisition expands RBC’s influence in Georgia, Florida and Alabama and will likely beef up the number of RBC Centura jobs at their new downtown Raleigh headquarters.