Economic Success in North Carolina

‘Continental to expand Morganton facility, create 160 jobs with $40 million investment.’ ABC Western North Carolina April 2017

‘Refrigerant packing company brings 31 jobs, $12.8 million to Martin County, North Carolina.’ Daily Reflector April 2017

‘Clinical trial company’s $38 million investment to bring 550 jobs to Wake County.’ CBS Raleigh April 2017

‘Global textile company selects Randolph County for first U.S. location, adds 133 jobs with $20 million investment.’ Management Recruiters International April 2017

‘Packaging company adds 22 jobs, $6.7 million investment in Randolph County.’ News & Record April 2017

‘Foam products manufacturer adds 40 jobs, $5.2 million investment in Franklin County.’  Triangle Business Journal April 2017

‘Fiberglass company relocates from China, brings 53 jobs to Lenoir, North Carolina.’ WBTV April 2017

‘Smart grid firm moving HQ to Cary from Silicon Valley, bringing 130 jobs.’ WRAL Tech Wire April 2017

‘The number of workers employed statewide (not seasonally adjusted) increased in February by 41,376 to 4,669,306.’ Department of Commerce April 2017

‘Unemployment Rates Decrease in All 100 North Carolina Counties.’ Department of Commerce April 2017

North Carolina hotels set record high occupancy and rates, while room revenue growth doubles the national average. VisitNC Lodging Report March 2017

‘2 companies to add 118 jobs in McDowell County.’ Asheville Citizen Times March 2017

Each month of 2016 North Carolina had the highest hotel occupancy on record. VisitNC Lodging Report March 2017

North Carolina excels in ‘Fiscal Survey of States’ – National Association of State Budget Officers March 2017

‘Clearwater announces 180 new jobs, $330 million investment.’ The Shelby Star February 2017

‘Carolina Structural Systems will open a manufacturing plant in Montgomery, employ 71 workers.’ News & Record February 2017

‘$552 million budget surplus announced.’ North State Journal February 2017 

North Carolina ranked #1 in the United States for IT employment growth by Tech Association study. Triangle Business Journal February 2017

North Carolina ranks above all other states for percentage of women in the IT workforce.  N.C. Tech Association State of Technology Report February 2017

‘Revenue picture remains good for North Carolina government’ with $332 million revenue surplus Associated Press January 2017

‘North Carolina continues to provide income tax relief.’ Forbes December 2016

North Carolina Ranks #2 in Site Selection’s 2016 Top State Business Rankings. Site Selection Magazine November 2016

‘Lending Tree to add more than 300 jobs in Charlotte HQ expansion.’ Charlotte Business Journal November 2016

‘North Carolina’s unemployment rate below national average.’ Washington Times September 2016

‘Raleigh and Charlotte named #2 and #7 in “America’s Top Spots for Tech Jobs.’ Forbes August 2016

‘Growing tax collections trigger corporate rate cut; revenues beat target by more than $300 million.’ Carolina Journal August 2016

‘North Carolina budget director reports $425 million surplus.’ Time Warner Cable News July 2016

‘Tax revenues have increased 6% this year, and the state has a $400 million budget surplus.’ Wall Street Journal June 2016

‘State budget cuts income taxes, raises teacher and state worker salaries.’ WRAL June 2016

‘North Carolina improves from #9 to #5 Top State for Business.’ CNBC June 2016

‘North Carolina has had the country’s fastest growing economy.’ Politifact April 2016

‘By G.D.P., North Carolina had fastest growing large economy in the nation.’ Triangle Business Journal March 2016