YES, WE'RE LAID BACK. BUT NOT WHEN IT COMES TO SUPPORTING OUR BUSINESS COMMUNITY
Don’t be fooled by the relaxed, carefree lifestyle. You won’t find a harder working team than the economic development officials representing the Lake Norman Region. And you won’t find a more business-friendly locale than North Carolina. Labor related costs in our right-to-work state are among the lowest in the nation. Tax rates are very attractive. And a variety of incentives are available to new and expanding companies, including free job training through our nationally renowned community college system.
Lake Norman Region Economic Development Incentive Grants — awarded by the Towns of Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville based on a variety of criteria including size and type of project, job creation, growth potential, environmental impact and other considerations. Click here for Lake Norman Region incentive policy.
Mecklenburg County Business Investment Partnership — assists new and expanding companies with the creation of jobs and new capital investment in geographically targeted areas, a large portion of which also falls within the designated State Development Zone that adds additional incentives for job creation. Click here for more information.
Click here for the Business Investment Partnership application form as an Excel spreadsheet.
Or click here to download and/or print the Business Investment Partnership application form as a PDF file.