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Commerce Issues 2015 Economic Development Tier Rankings
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C.  ― The North Carolina Department of Commerce released the county tier designations for 2015 today.  The designations, which are mandated by state law, determine a variety of funding opportunities to assist in economic development. read more ...


In Case You Missed It: Forbes' Best States for Business
Friday, November 14, 2014
Note: "North Carolina moves up one spot to third. People have descended on North Carolina for the past decade, and it boasts one of the highest net migration rates in the U.S. Many are chasing jobs. read more ...


Cognizant to Open New IT Delivery and Operations Center in Charlotte
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Raleigh, N.C. -  Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker and the Economic Development Partnership of NC announced today that Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) will open a new IT Delivery and Operations Center in Charlotte. read more ...


Oak Valley Hardwoods Expanding Into Graham County
Monday, November 10, 2014
Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker and the Economic Development Partnership of N.C. announced today that Oak Valley Hardwoods, Inc. is planning to expand operations into Graham County and create 114 new jobs. read more ...


Burkert Contromatic Corp. to Expand in Mecklenburg County
Monday, November 10, 2014
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker and the Economic Development Partnership of N.C. announced today that Burkert Contromatic Corporation (dba Burkert Fluid Control Systems) is planning to expand in Mecklenburg County and create 61 new jobs. read more ...


Technimark Expansion Means 163 New Jobs for Randolph County
Friday, November 07, 2014
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker, along with the Economic Development Partnership of  N.C., announced today that 163 new jobs will be coming to Randolph County. Technimark, a provider of plastic injection molding services, will expand in Asheboro and is planning to invest $25.9 million in its facilities during the next three years. read more ...


N.C. Rural Infrastructure Authority Approves Seventh Round of Grants
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker and Assistant Secretary for Rural Development Dr. Pat Mitchell announced today that the N.C. Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved four grants or loans totaling more than $1.8 million with the commitment of more than 150 new jobs.  read more ...


NC Rural Economic Development Division Now Accepting Applications for Competitive Grant Program
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C. – The North Carolina Department of Commerce is now accepting applications for the FY2015 Economic Development Competitive Grant Program for Underserved and Limited Resource Communities (ULRC). This program provides grants to local governments and non-profits totaling up to $1.75 million. read more ...


Linamar Expanding Its Buncombe County Facility
Friday, October 31, 2014
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Linamar North Carolina, Inc., is expanding operations in Buncombe County.  The company plans to create 150 new jobs and invest $115 million over the next several years in Arden, near Asheville. read more ...


Gordon Food Service to Build Distribution Center in Cabarrus County
Monday, October 27, 2014
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker, along with the Economic Development Partnership of N.C., announced today that 275 new jobs will be coming to Cabarrus County.  Gordon Food Service is planning to build a new distribution center in Cabarrus County, and will be investing approximately $58 million over the next five years in Kannapolis. read more ...

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