When it comes to economic development, creating new “product” from conception to market is a complex and arduous process with a lifecycle that can extend for years. Take a drive through Cabarrus County, for example, and you’ll see expansive acres of land that appear ripe for development. But what many people don’t realize is there’s a long list of behind-the-scenes hurdles to clear before a piece of land can be transformed into a site-ready product.
Recently, the Wall Street Journal released a fascinating study called “Where Graduates Move After College.” This study aimed to find where graduates from major academic institutions move after college as well as what markets succeed at attracting talent.
Guest columnist Chris Skibinski, a Principal with Avison Young, shares the latest news at the Concord Airport Business Park, as well as his insights on Cabarrus County’s appeal to prospective industries.