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All Eyes on Amazon 9-19-17

September 19, 2017

 
 
 
It’s a very exciting and busy time at Charlotte Regional Partnership.
 
As you know, Amazon is putting out a national call for proposals from cities eager to be the home to their next headquarters, which would bring in 50,000 high paying jobs and $5 billion dollars in economic

Staying competitive in an ever-changing economic climate - 9-5-17

September 05, 2017

Transparency, responsiveness and basic honesty were three of the key takeaways from a panel of top site location consultants at the Southern Economic Development Council’s Annual Conference which was held recently in Charlotte. The panelists- Kathy Mussio, Atlas Insight; Mark Sweeney, McCallum

My Advice to Recent Graduates 5-23-17

May 23, 2017

Last Friday, I had the distinct honor of delivering the commencement address at Mitchell Community College, a two-year community college based in downtown Statesville (Iredell County).  Mitchell has been making a difference in our region for 150 years preparing students for careers ranging from

Bold Women in Bold Careers 5-9-17

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.

The

New President & CEO for RowanWORKS 4-25-17

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

York County Growing On All Fronts 4-11-17

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.

Brand Growth

Tackling Charlotte’s Economic Mobility Challenge – One P.I.E.C.E. at a Time 3-21-17

March 21, 2017

By Kevin Dick, Economic Development Director
City of Charlotte
 
When I started working for the City of Charlotte in May 2016, I immediately became excited about the opportunity to connect my economic and talent development experiences by working in both areas simultaneously.  The

Charlotte USA: An Advanced and Diverse Manufacturing Hub 3-7-17

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

What Harry Jones Meant to Me and The Partnership 2-21-17

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

Seeking thoughts and ideas about how to improve the regional economy 2-8-17

February 08, 2017

 

By Michael L. Manis, CEcD
Director, Community and Economic Development
Centralina Council of Governments
 
 
The Centralina Economic Development Commission (CEDC) is beginning work on a required update to our region's existing Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy "CEDS",