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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

RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG), a leading provider of cloud business phone systems, announced today the opening of its East Coast sales office in uptown Charlotte.  The company plans to hire up to 100 people in Charlotte over the next three years. RingCentral’s Charlotte operations will focus on East Coast sales, and the company is looking for qualified applicants. More about RingCentral …

Gov. Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Cognizant will open a new information technology delivery and operations center in Charlotte. The company, a leading Fortune 500 provider of information technology, consulting and business process services, plans to create 100 jobs in Charlotte by the end of 2018 and invest more than $1.4 million at its current 10101 Claude Freeman Drive location. Cognizant is also adding 100 new jobs in Raleigh and 300 additional jobs at its other company locations throughout North Carolina. More on Cognizant …

Bürkert Fluid Control Systems announced today its plans for a new advanced manufacturing facility in the town of Huntersville. The facility, a 120,000-square-foot building, will be constructed on Mount Holly-Huntersville Road. Bürkert plans to invest approximately $23 million over the next five years and create 61 new jobs. More on Bürkert …


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