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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

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 …

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 …


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