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Burlington lands ‘Project Fiber,’ bringing new HQ and 33 new jobs to Triad

National OnDemand, a provider of installation and construction services for the broadband and telecommunications industries, has selected downtown Burlington for its headquarters. The company will create 33 jobs with an average salary of $70,455 over two years. The N.C. Rural Infrastructure Authority approved a grant of $312,500 to support the reuse of the vacant former… Read more »


New state laws bring tax breaks, other changes in 2019

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The final phase of the 2013 tax overhaul takes effect in tax year 2019. The state’s personal income tax rate will drop from 5.499 percent to 5.25 percent, while the corporate tax rate sees a bigger decline, from 3 percent to 2.5 percent, the lowest rate in the country among states that impose a corporate income tax.


More than 8,500 jobs announced in 2018

Carolina Core

The Carolina Core experienced major jobs announcements and increasing momentum in 2018 with more than 8,500 jobs announced, according to a press release from the Piedmont Triad Partnership.



Lots of momentum in the Carolina Core - check out some of the happenings here: #econdev #CarolinaCore

“New gene therapy plant being built in Sanford will employ 200 people; hiring is underway” #biotech @ncbiotech @GrowSanfordNC

Talent Attraction: Boomerangs are back in Greensboro! “Program Works to Bring Former Residents Back to Gate City” #talent @ActionGSO @gsochamber

Explore #Fayetteville #CumberlandCounty's latest community data & vacant sites/buildings:

#ExploreFayetteville #InvestFay #NorthCarolina #EconDev #EconomicDevelopment #SiteSelection @ZoomProspector

Greater Winston-Salem puts emphasis on local economic strengths in growth initiative #econdev @greater_ws #CarolinaCore

So many opportunities in #aviation here! FedEx, HAECO, hiring more than 500 workers at PTI @HAECO_Americas @flyfrompti

Lots of #Innovation in the textile industry! Hem Mills moving from Concord to the Burlington area, sets sights on growing hemp fabric manufacturing - @TriadBizAndy @alamancechamber

Our #highered assets contribute to the momentum in the region! The Syllabus: GTCC's latest campus improvement plan @JohnNewsomNR @_gtcc

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