Successful economic development programs offer multiple benefits, including a better standard of living for citizens, more job opportunities, a diversified business base, smarter use of technology, and more. What are some of the ways Cabarrus Economic Development strives to foster investment in the county?
What matters most to business owners considering relocating to Cabarrus County? According to Jonathan Q. Morgan of the UNC School of Government, research indicates that the availability of skilled workers, access to highways, quality of life, and availability of buildings, labor costs, and corporate taxes are among the factors that play a role.
With spring upon us, the downtown Kannapolis revitalization project is continuing to move ahead right on schedule. We’re fortunate that the city now controls a significant portion of the land downtown, which means our project components can move from the planning phase into design and construction relatively quickly.
Cabarrus Conversations: Q&A with Mount Pleasant Mayor Del Eudy and Town Administrator Randy Holloway
We recently visited with County Manager Mike Downs, who has spent more than three decades serving Cabarrus County, and asked him about highlights from 2016, the county’s economic landscape and plans for 2017.