Boxyard RTP, News from RTP

[RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC – February 26, 2024]Boxyard RTP, the experiential dining and retail destination created out of shipping containers in Research Triangle Park (RTP), today announced premium styling lounge New Wave Capitol Suites as its newest tenant. 
As a full-service barber suite, New Wave Capitol Suites offers fresh fades, facials, neck shaves, massages, shampoos and more. The brand started as an all-natural men’s haircare line in 2019 and grew quickly thanks to a passion for content creation that led to an impressive online following and highly engaged community. Today, New Wave Capitol partners with hundreds of barbers across the U.S. to open premium styling destinations. 
“Research Triangle Park holds a special place in my heart. It’s where our brand originated, driven by the goal to craft handmade hair care products that enhance your hair’s natural qualities rather than simply treating it,” says Krishna Cuffee, owner and CEO of New Wave Capitol Suites. “The commitment to precision and collaboration has shaped our evolution. As this moment comes full circle, we are thrilled to continue sharing our passion for refined grooming with the RTP community for years to come.” 

New Wave Capitol Suites celebrated its grand opening is one of numerous businesses joining the vibrant Boxyard RTP retail community, including an exciting new roster of rotating pop-up style shops. 
“Creating unique, immersive experiences is one of the key objectives of Boxyard RTP, and New Wave Capitol Suites embodies that perfectly,” says Carolyn Coia, VP of Real Estate for the Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina (RTF), stewards of RTP. “Welcoming businesses like New Wave enables us to evolve our programming and continue to build a strong sense of community in the heart of RTP.” 

For more information and to book online, visit the New Wave website at

About Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina  
Since 1959, the Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina (RTF) has served Research Triangle Park in its mission to facilitate collaboration among our region’s industries, universities, and workforce and create economic impact for the residents of North Carolina by attracting the world’s most innovative companies and top-tier talent to North Carolina. Comprised of 7,000 acres, its boundaries are centrally located among Duke University, North Carolina Central University, North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. RTP is home to 55,000 employees and more than 375 companies and national labs, including Apple, BASF, Biogen, Cisco Systems, EPA, Fidelity Investments, IBM, LabCorp, Lenovo, Eli Lilly, NetApp, NIEHS, RTI International and United Therapeutics. For more information, visit   

Media Contact for RTF   
Kelly Propst  
VP of Marketing & Communications