Job Development Investment Grant.
In North Carolina, four expansion projects announced in the past week will bring a total of more than 530 new jobs to Cabarrus, Gaston, Nash and Scotland counties.
Roseburg Forest Products will invest $200 million to develop a sustainable high-tech sawmill operation in Halifax County, NC.
California-based financial services firm Robinhood will invest $11.7 million in a new customer experience and account operations center in Charlotte, NC.
Through two popular incentive programs, the North Carolina Department of Commerce tailors grants to help attract jobs and the company making an investment.
Indiana-based Eli Lilly and Company will create more than 460 new jobs at its new manufacturing pharmaceutical facility in Durham, NC.
The company will create 475 jobs at a new subsidiary at North Carolina’s Global TransPark to recycle aircraft parts and materials.
The global industrial company will create more than 400 jobs at its current facility in Mebane, NC.
The home improvement retailer will invest $153 million and create more than 1,900 jobs in the Charlotte region.
The software company will invest $34.5 million to expand its Raleigh, NC operations over the next five years.
Taiwan-based Everest Textile Co. will invest $18.5 million in a new manufacturing plant in Forest City, NC, creating 610 jobs.
The construction industry innovator will invest nearly $19 million in a new East Coast operations center in Alamance County, NC.
The Edgecombe County infrastructure project, scheduled to open in 2020, will be a “major transportation hub” in Southeast U.S.
On what seems to be a job-creation winning streak, Carolina economic developers must be doing something right. From the May/June 2013 issue.