Nestled in the heart of the vibrant North Hills district, this robust city center offers something for everyone – all within a short walk from the AIME Center, located in the CAPTRUST Tower. 


Over 45 restaurants provide dining experiences ranging from casual and quick service to upscale. Several restaurants are within walking distance of the AIME Center, including The Capital Grille, Ruth’s Chris, Firebirds, Vivace Italian and Coquette Brasserie. View a comprehensive list of eateries at Visit North Hills.


In your downtime, shop in the many high-end boutiques that include Anthropologie, Lululemon and Rothy’s. Beyond fashion,  explore shops with specialty items, home décor and books. A full list of local shops is available here.


The North Hills district is full of fitness studios, spas, salons and other entertainment options, including a movie theater and bowling alley, providing an abundance of options to fill your free time. Looking to stay active while in Raleigh? Stop by CycleBar or Orangetheory Fitness, or walk along one of the area’s greenway trails. Here is a full list of local businesses.

Looking to explore further?

The AIME Center is located a short drive away from many Raleigh and Triangle attractions and innovation hubs.

Explore everything the Triangle has to offer

Downtown Raleigh –  4.9 miles

Downtown Cary –  12.5 miles

RDU International Airport – 15.6 miles

Research Triangle Park (RTP) – 17.5 miles

Duke University –  27.1 miles

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill – 27.7 miles

NC State University – 7 miles

“The AIME Center is fantastic, the location is great too! Although you’re in an office building, you don’t feel like you’re in an office building. There’s food and restaurants there for the examiners to go to steps from the facility.”

Erin Killeen

Executive Vice President
The American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery