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Address

Mailing Address:

Office of Economic Development
600 East Fourth Street
2nd Floor - Suite 226
Charlotte, NC 28202

Office Location:

600 East Fourth Street
2nd Floor - Suite 226
Charlotte, NC 28202

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Monica Grier
Administrative Support Coordinator
980-314-2941

​Business Attraction

Attracting new investment and jobs to Mecklenburg County is vital to maintaining a vibrant economy with opportunities for all residents. New investment brings new tax base to fund important services such as schools and libraries for the entire community while also helping provide employment across a wide range industries.
Mission: To promote Mecklenburg County as an attractive place to locate a business with a high quality of life, a robust and talented workforce, and business friendly climate and to assist with potential incentives.

Mecklenburg County is home to:

  • 12 Fortune 1000 Headquarters
  • Second largest banking center in United States
  • Seventh largest airport globally by flight operations
  • A tech focused workforce with more than 45% of employees having a bachelors degree or better
  • Ten universities and colleges  
  • 55 new residents a per day, attracted by a high quality of life, affordability and opportunity

Business Investment Grants:

Mecklenburg County makes grants available to qualifying companies bringing at least 20 new jobs and $3 million in investment to our community. These grants are refunds of a portion of the new ad valorem taxes created by the project. Terms are based on the number of jobs, the amount of investment and geographic location.
  

Partners in attracting new businesses to Mecklenburg County include:

Charlotte Regional Business Alliance

https://charlotteregion.com/

Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina

https://edpnc.com/

 

Lake Norman Economic Development

https://www.lnedc.com/

Contact: Peter Zeiler
Email: peter.zeiler@mecknc.gov
Phone980-314-2938

"To me, it's not just a job, it's a commitment - to myself, my colleagues and my community - to improve people's lives every day." 


- Jim Heights, CEO of Bright  Memories























Address

Mailing Address:

Office of Economic Development
600 East Fourth Street
2nd Floor - Suite 226
Charlotte, NC 28202

Office Location:

600 East Fourth Street
2nd Floor - Suite 226
Charlotte, NC 28202

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Monica Grier
Administrative Support Coordinator
980-314-2941

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