Published Wednesday, August 21, 2019
In the highly competitive job market, many firms and companies have difficulty finding employees with the necessary skills or desired level of company-specific knowledge. Through apprenticeships, employers are able to reduce operational costs by establishing a streamlined channel to bring on new workers and advance existing workers, building employee read more
Published Friday, August 9, 2019
On Thursday, the Cabarrus Economic Development team hosted delegates from the Grand Bahamas Sister Cities as they kicked off their visit to Concord, North Carolina. During their stay, they will be exploring the city, meeting with elected officials, Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Southern Grace Distillery staff.
The group had the read more
Published Thursday, August 8, 2019
Our Existing Industry Director, Page Castrodale, joined some of Cabarrus County Schools' Career & Technical Education (CTE) staff at FlyRight to get a tour of their facility and to "fly" in one of their flight simulators!
FlyRight is located on Aviation Boulevard in Concord, North Carolina. The FAA-approved Flight Training Center offers initial, read more
Published Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Two of our team members, Page Castrodale and Shanell Varner, attended the International Economic Development Council's accredited Basic Economic Development course last week at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Government.
This four-day course was a comprehensive educational experience that integrated theoretical and practical read more
Published Wednesday, July 31, 2019
The City of Kannapolis is in the midst of investing over $120 million on its Downtown Revitalization Project. The city kicked off the project in 2015 as they purchased the entire downtown district – approximately 50 acres and eight blocks of buildings – from its one property owner. The massive project includes infrastructure improvements, the construction of a linear park and streetscape, a Sports and Entertainment Venue (the new home of the city’s Minor League Baseball team), VIDA Mixed Use District, and a parking deck. read more
Published Tuesday, July 30, 2019
The City of Kannapolis welcomes SNP Therapeutics, a new medical food and supplement company to the North Carolina Research Campus. read more
Published Tuesday, July 23, 2019
EDPNC, Charlotte Regional Business Alliance and other nearby counties joined us to provide presentation updates on their communities and learn more about economic opportunities right here in Cabarrus County. read more
Published Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Cabarrus County Schools was selected as one of four teams to participate in locally-sponsored NAF Future Ready Labs. This program is a collaboration between the National Academy Foundation (NAF), business partners, and academy and district representatives to offer students an internship experience with an innovative and comprehensive structure.
Students read more