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Published Monday, March 9, 2020
In honor of Women’s History Month, the Cabarrus Economic Development Corporation presents its Go Bold initiative, which promotes women in manufacturing careers. This 4-part article series highlights the role women play in the manufacturing industry, the challenges they face, and what industry leaders are doing to combat those challenges right here in read more


Published Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Allegiant Travel Company today announced plans to establish a base of operations at Concord-Padgett Regional Airport. The Las Vegas-based company will invest $50 million to establish the new base in Concord, creating at least 66 high-wage jobs and housing two Airbus aircraft. The company, which focuses on linking travelers in small-to-medium cities to read more


Published Monday, March 2, 2020
The manufacturing industry has been around for centuries. Despite every technological advancement, every declaration of its demise, and every question about what comes next, it’s still here. How? Its willingness to change, to adapt. Thanks to local resources, like the North Carolina Manufacturing Institute, those changes are easier to make here in read more


Published Tuesday, February 25, 2020
In September 2019, we announced Carvana’s plans to locate a new inspection and reconditioning facility in Cabarrus County, providing Cabarrus County with an investment of $35 million that will significantly benefit our local taxpayers. Since then, Carvana has made great strides toward fulfilling their commitment to the county. Carvana, a leading read more


Published Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Reynolds Group Holdings and General Motors have both announced plans to expand in Cabarrus County in 2020. Both facilities will be located off of I-85 and provide quick access to their partners throughout the region. Reynolds Group Holdings Reynolds Group Holdings has leased a 360,000-square-foot flex building, Afton Ridge I, in the Afton Ridge Business read more


Published Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Help develop your future workforce by participating in Students@Work! Cabarrus County Schools (CCS) is striving to help our local business community. Middle school is a crucial time for dropout prevention and also when high school curriculum planning takes place. Direct experience with the workplace demonstrates the relevance of education and career read more


Published Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Recently, Cabarrus Economic Development team members attended the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance's workshop, "The Hidden Workforce", which focused on talent acquisition strategies that are inclusive to employees with criminal backgrounds. We heard from experts on how employers can successfully tap into this often-overlooked pool of talent and how it read more


Published Monday, December 16, 2019

Cabarrus Economic Development is awarding five local, second-stage companies with grants to participate in Grow Cabarrus — a pilot program we are launching in partnership with the National Center for Economic Gardening.

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