Top Reasons

Apex is an amazing place to locate or expand a business. Below are just a few reasons why Apex is the perfect destination to watch your business expand and develop.

  • Voted the Best Place to Live in America 2015 by Time/Money Magazine!
  • Talent! By choosing Apex you have immediate access to an extremely well-educated workforce, whereby more than 61% of Apex residents age 25 or older have a bachelor’s degree or higher, that are ready to work for you!
  • A thriving commercial real estate market with reasonable rates make your location choices numerous.
  • Multi-modal transportation networks ensure your goods and services – and your employees – have the access they need.
  • The presence of three Tier 1 universities in the local area – NC State University, UNC Chapel Hill, Duke University – that provide a plethora of academic and research connections for business and industry.
  • The presence of Wake Technical Community College, providing assistance to business and industry through the Small Business Center and their nationally recognized Customized Workforce Training.
  • A diverse and plentiful supply of housing, from starter homes to executive estates, ensures you and your employees can live and work in the same community.
  • Apex has a low tax rate ($0.38 of $100 Assessed Value) providing companies a competitive cost to do business.
  • Low crime rate! SafeWise ranked Apex the 7th Safest City in North Carolina in 2015.