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Regional leaders want U.S. 421 designated as future interstate

U.S. 421 will be an interstate highway if Piedmont Triad leaders have any say in the matter. It’s part of an effort to provide another asset to the marketing of the region for economic development, according to Jed McMillan of the Piedmont Triad Partnership. McMillan appeared before the Randolph County Board of Commissioners on Monday… Read more »


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

Aerial of highway

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.



New @ptpnc President Mike Fox introducing @ncdot Secretary Boyette at #CarolinaCore sponsored @nceda_ conference. #econdev #transportation

So glad to sponsor the fall @nceda_ conference. Keynote @highpointu president Nido Qubein & conference chair Loren Hill representing the #CarolinaCore! @hardwatercoach #econdev

Join our partners at @edpnc and other experts to learn about #export and #trade opportunities and support: Register for Our Free Export Education Webinar @NCCommerce @ncmep

We love to hear young voices on our region! Welcome Back, Avery!
My Town: Avery Ruzicka’s Greensboro, North Carolina @greensborocity @Biscuitville #econdev

Family-owned automotive manufacturer Mickey Truck Bodies expanding, adding 62 Triad jobs - Triad Business Journal

Great to hear Natalie Hawkins of Moore Partners In Progress on the #podcase with @BusinessNC #econdev

We have momentum - creating 50,000 jobs by 2030! #CarolinaCore
#Jobs are surging in Triad MSAs. The labor force is growing, too, but more slowly - Triad Business Journal #econdev

Visit this beautiful town in the center of the #CarolinaCore ! A Guide to Downtown Sanford | Our State @GrowSanfordNC #downtown

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