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How does Cabarrus County provide value to business owners looking to relocate?

Posted by: Cabarrus Economic Development on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 4:00:00 pm

For business owners and individuals considering a move, location and available opportunities are two significant factors to consider.

Cabarrus County offers a wealth of opportunities related to its location and unique attributes. It is part of one of the most vibrant regions in the country, and it provides a range of amenities that make it the ideal place to live, work and play.


A Business-Friendly Environment

Positioned close to both Charlotte and major interstates, Cabarrus offers a business-friendly environment that attracts organizations across a range of industries.

Local officials, working in conjunction with Cabarrus Economic Development, are always flexible and ready to talk with business owners about assistance that can get them into the area or help them expand. While incentives are not the primary reason businesses locate or expand in Cabarrus, they serve as one important tool for providing assistance when needed.

For businesses with specific needs like road infrastructure, water, sewer and other utilities, county and municipal officials work together to create personalized programs that meet specific needs.


Infrastructure that Works for Business

The location of Cabarrus County appeals to businesses and individuals alike, and it provides a number of advantages. Just minutes from interstates 85, 77 and 485, Cabarrus offers quick and convenient access to major markets throughout the region.

In addition, Concord Airport Business Park is located beside the Concord Regional Airport, which makes both business and leisure travel simple as the state’s fourth-busiest airport. Charlotte-Douglas International Airport also is nearby, providing easy access to international destinations.

Cabarrus County also offers quick access to rail transport for manufacturers, with both Norfolk-Southern and Aberdeen Carolina and Western Railway providing service.

For businesses looking for premier space, International Business Park is home to approximately 30 organizations, including global and Fortune 500 companies. The 500-acre park is ideally located at the interchange of Interstate 85 and Highway 73.


A Great Place to Live, Learn, Work and Play

In addition to its pro-business climate, Cabarrus County offers a variety of attractions for its residents when they’re ready to enjoy themselves. From small boutiques and specialty stores to the vast Concord Mills, the area offers an array of shopping experiences.

Regional parks — several with more than 100 beautiful acres — appeal to those who love spending time in nature. In addition, sports-minded residents find plenty to love from biking and other fitness activities to teams like the Kannapolis Intimidators.

Cabarrus also is known for its great housing and high quality of life overall. Access to the Charlotte Metro area provides an additional advantage that makes it easy for employers to attract workers who want to live in the Cabarrus area.

Employers who locate in Cabarrus County can feel confident that they’ll find qualified workers. Strong STEM education in the county schools, along with the Career and Technical Education program, help train people for the specific roles that businesses need. Additional initiatives for maintaining a strong workforce include partnering with the UNC Charlotte and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College.


Cabarrus County: Where Location and Opportunities Meet

Business owners seeking the ideal location for a new or expanding operation will find a variety of attractions in Cabarrus County. With access to infrastructure, qualified workers, a variety of amenities that residents love, and a business-friendly environment, Cabarrus offers the best of all worlds.


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