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The Economic Development staff looks forward to assisting you with your relocation or expansion. Please visit our contacts page to get in touch with a developer.

In 2013 our Economic Development staff opened over 275 new project files and located 48 projects for more than 8,313 new jobs and $819 million in new capital investment.

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Recent Economic Development News

Aramark announced today the opening of a new Healthcare Technology and Innovation Center in Charlotte. The facility is designed to drive more efficient ways for hospitals to manage clinical equipment assets. By opening the facility, Aramark is able to increase its research and development expertise, centralize training and engineering capabilities, and integrate the company’s clinical equipment parts sourcing organization into a single center of excellence. More on Aramark …

Velocity Technology Solutions, Inc., a global leader in cloud application hosting for enterprise and business software, announced today that it will relocate its corporate headquarters from New York City to Charlotte. Velocity recently completed the acquisition of Charlotte-based Titan Technology Partners and will move to the former Titan office space located at 2105 Water Ridge Parkway. More on Velocity …

Queen City Soccer Club LLC has announced it has acquired the USL PRO franchise rights for Charlotte from the Charlotte Eagles. The new team, owned and operated by Queen City Soccer Club LLC, will begin play in 2015. The ownership group is headed by Jim McPhilliamy, current president and managing partner of the Charlotte Hounds (Major League Lacrosse). More on Charlotte Independence …

Gov. Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that AvidXchange, currently headquartered in Charlotte, will create 603 jobs in addition to the 200 jobs currently at the headquarters. The company specializes in automated invoice and bill payment processes. More on AvidXchange …


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