June 2018

Annual Meeting Explores Asia-Related FDI

Over 330 NCEDA members and guests descended on the Holiday Inn Resort last week in Wrightsville Beach for the organization’s 2018 Annual Conference. The event, presented by LeChase Construction, featured speakers and panels surrounding the theme of “Working Globally. Flourishing Locally.” The gathering also included...

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NC Gets High Ranking For Low Business Tax Burden

After ranking #5 in the nation for the last four years, North Carolina has jumped to #3 in terms of the appeal of its business-tax structure, according to Anderson Economic Group. The firm’s rankings consider 11 categories of taxes paid by business. “North Carolina is...

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WCU Unveils New Economic Tool

Jackson County’s Economic Development Director Rich Price knows that exciting business recruitment opportunities typically begin with a written request for in-depth information about specific assets and resources. “Say you’ve got an RFP through a particular lead source, like the Economic Development Partnership or Duke Energy,”...

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