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Published Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Cabarrus Economic Development is excited to announce a new industrial development in Concord.  Fortius Capital Partners plans to construct Meadows Corporate Park, which will comprise two multi-tenant, industrial buildings fronting I-85 near Poplar Tent Road.  Through its affiliate, Fortius-Richardson, LLC, the company will deliver approximately $9,900,000 in new tax investment.

Published Thursday, September 6, 2018

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) released its 2017-2018 School Performance Grades today. The report includes a variety of data including graduation rates, student proficiency for levels 3, 4, and 5 for EOG and EOC tests, as well as academic growth and school performance grades.

Thirty-two CCS schools met or exceeded academic growth targets for students during the 2017-2018 school year.

Published Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Cabarrus Economic Development is excited to announce a new speculative industrial development from Griffin Industrial Realty (“Griffin”). Griffin plans to add two new buildings to its recently rebranded Carolina Tradeport development in Concord, which currently consists of a 100% leased, 277,000 square foot warehouse located at the intersection of Poplar Tent Road and International Drive.  The two new buildings at Carolina Tradeport are expected to generate approximately $12,800,000 in new investment by Griffin.

Published Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Kannapolis City Schools’ focus on increasing academic achievement has led to strong gains across the system. As a result, the district has seen major improvements in student success. Test scores released today show that Kannapolis City Schools’ graduation rate has soared to above the state average. It hit a district record of 86.5% in 2018. In addition, five of eight KCS schools met or exceeded growth. Nearly every KCS school showed significant academic gains in 2018, and the district has been removed from the state’s low-performing list.

Published Friday, July 13, 2018

Residential, commercial and industrial growth is gaining significant momentum in the City of Kannapolis. The City is experiencing a tidal wave of development as a result of many factors including the quality of life for people, the I-85 corridor, proximity to the Charlotte region, a welcoming attitude to companies and more. 

Published Thursday, June 21, 2018

A Colorado-based company is hiring 550 people for its Concord call center.

Published Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Robert Carney Jr. serves as executive director of the EDC, whose role is to both entice new businesses into locating here and partner with existing businesses in expansion and services like workforce assistance and the grant process, among others.

Published Thursday, April 26, 2018

Over 125 people from 35 companies gathered at K1 Speed on Thursday, April 19th to attend the first annual Cabarrus Industry Race Challenge. The challenge was created to celebrate and show appreciation for Cabarrus County manufacturers and distributors.

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