North Carolina Economic Development Guide

2016

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT GUIDE OVERVIEW Arm in arm 10 Economic developers from Raleigh to rural regions cooperate to give companies a hand. By Leah Hughes CASE STUDIES Coming together 18 Municipalities team up to create industrial parks that meet the needs of businesses. By D. Lawrence Bivins Making a home 28 Quality of life, workforce and low costs sell companies on North Carolina headquarters. By D. Lawrence Bivins The hills are alive 36 Manufacturers see opportunity among western North Carolina's mountain vistas. By Edward Martin Global connections 42 Technology companies and workers fi nd what they need in the Research Triangle. By D. Lawrence Bivins INSIDE LOOK Cure all 48 No-cost workforce development helps all companies, especially biomanufacturers. By Pete M. Anderson FACTS OF LIFE Diversity abounds 75 Each region has unique vocations and avocations. By Pete M. Anderson 10 Reasons To Be Here ...................................................................... 6 Population And Geography ..........................................................54 Economic Data By County ............................................................56 Economic Development Partnerships...................................... 73 For More Information ..................................................................... 80 Around the State 10 28 75 ®

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