Building Communities in Durham

Investing in communities means investing more than just money—we also invest our time. We’re always interested in partnering with local businesses, and in supporting causes and organizations who work to ensure Durham’s future.

"The Woman Who Made Snow"

Hem + Spire Partners with Museum of Durham History

We’ve partnered with the Museum of Durham History to tell the fascinating story of this iconic and remarkable building.

BB&T BUILDING PURCHASE

Duke grad buys another piece of downtown Durham

The aging BB&T bank building on the western edge of downtown Durham could soon see renovations and new tenants after a New York-based group recently bought…

OFF AND RUNNING

Ales for Rail Trails 5k

Running is a huge part of Durham’s culture and we’re very proud that we could play some small part in nurturing that community. Even better, our race sponsorship benefitted the East Coast Greenway Alliance, a vital organization dedicated to preserving our running and biking trails.

BB&T bank has sold its five-story, city branch building at 505 S. Duke St. in downtown Durham to New York real estate investment group Hem + Spire. The firm's founder, Maxwell Joseph, says the building will soon be undergoing a “substantial” renovation.

High Profile Acquisition

BB&T sells high-profile building in downtown Durham

BB&T bank has sold its five-story, city branch building at 505 S. Duke St. in downtown Durham to New York real estate investment group Hem + Spire.

The firm’s founder, Maxwell Joseph, says the building will soon…