North Carolina's Eastern Region
North Carolina's Eastern Region is the economic development agency for 13 counties in eastern North Carolina. We offer confidential site location assistance and information to companies considering the region for a business location or expansion.
Our mission is to promote and encourage economic development by fostering or sponsoring development projects to provide land, buildings, and infrastructure requirements for business and industry within the 13-county development zone.
The Partnership, marketed as North Carolina’s Eastern Region, promotes economic development through a mix of low-interest loans, a family of grant programs, marketing, business recruitment, Certified Industrial Sites, research, public relations, training and product development initiatives. The partnership coordinates its activities at the state level with the North Carolina Partnership for Economic Development (NCPED) and at the local level with its individual county developers.
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