Local Business Services

A diverse economy, strong talent pool and strategic location position Craven County for growth.
Craven County’s numerous business advantages – chief among them a strategic coastal location in North Carolina, an integrated transportation network, an ample supply of skilled workers – have led to growth in industries such as manufacturing and health care and have primed the region for even more growth and investment.
And with its access to water, wealth of outdoor recreation opportunities and a rich historical experience, Craven County’s lifestyle appeal makes it a draw for talent.
If you are seeking to open or expand a business in Craven County, the Office of Economic Development is prepared to assist you in the following ways:
 Find suitable buildings or sites for your new or expanding business operations
·     Connect your business to local and State incentives and business development programs
·     Link your business to workforce expansion and training resources
·     Help your business to navigate planning, zoning, and other local regulatory requirements

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