June 08, 2017
Over the past two months, I’ve been on the road, from California to New York to Europe, educating companies and their consultants about doing business in our 16-county region, Charlotte USA. In those travels and meetings with more than 25 consultants and companies in seven cities, I was reminded
May 23, 2017
May 09, 2017
As Mother’s Day approaches this weekend, I thought it was timely and appropriate to highlight a Cabarrus County initiative currently in the works aimed at educating and attracting women to non-traditional careers such as advanced manufacturing, automotive, construction, and logistics.
April 25, 2017
RowanWorks named an economic development superstar from Ohio, Rod Crider, as its new President and CEO this week, which means we have a new member of the CharlotteUSA team as of June 5. (Rowan is strategically located in central North Carolina and the rapidly growing Southeast region, with
April 11, 2017
By David Swenson, Director, York County Economic Development
With last week’s official launch of our new website, that will help promote York County as the premier location to do business in the Southeast, it seems like the perfect time for a York County growth update.
March 21, 2017
March 07, 2017
Manufacturing continues to make headlines around the region. Year to date, there have been six announcements, totaling 1032 direct new jobs and $850 million in new capital investment. From energy storage and fiber optics to paper and additives, Charlotte USA has indeed become an advanced and
February 21, 2017
Harry Jones, trusted mentor and friend
My dear friend, former Mecklenburg County Manager Harry Jones, was laid to rest yesterday. Since he passed away last week, I have been thinking about how much he added to my life, both personally and professionally.
Harry was one of the first people
February 08, 2017
January 24, 2017