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Raleigh leaders consider building new government campus

MAR 11, 2016

City leaders are considering plans to sell some Raleigh-owned downtown properties and build a centralized government campus.

About 1,100 city employees work in downtown offices, mostly in six properties valued at roughly $100 million, according to staff. The city also leases office space at three downtown sites.

Consolidating workers into one location would improve customer service, save money on rent and maintenance costs and give city government room to grow, according to a staff presentation to the City Council this week.

Building a campus would be difficult, expensive and possibly controversial, said City Manager Ruffin Hall.

 


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