Economic Development News

International manufacturer plans to build first US facility in Huntersville

Published Thursday, July 9, 2015

Nutec Group announced today that it is establishing its first U.S. manufacturing facility in Huntersville. The new advanced manufacturing facility will be constructed on Mount Holly-Huntersville Road. The company plans to invest approximately $19.2 million and create 61 new jobs.


Texas global investment firm announces plans for regional headquarters in Charlotte

Published Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Governor Pat McCrory announced today that Dimensional Fund Advisors is locating its new East Coast regional headquarters in Charlotte, adding more than 300 jobs in the financial services sector.


Chinese company Jetstar Express relocates headquarters to Charlotte

Published Friday, June 26, 2015

Jetstar Express LLC has recently relocated its headquarters to Charlotte, North Carolina. Jetstar Express  provides standard, speedy, and safe warehousing and distribution operations, as well as order fulfillment, supply chain management, contract logistics services and quality control inspections.


Eight New Companies From Seven Countries Choose Charlotte

Published Friday, June 19, 2015

The Charlotte Chamber, with its partners in the public and private sector, is pleased to announce the following European companies who have recently selected Charlotte as their new U.S. home. For more information, visit


German company Vossloh AG relocates U.S. headquarters to Charlotte

Published Friday, June 5, 2015

Vossloh North America announced that it is relocating its U.S. headquarters to Charlotte. The company has signed a lease for 9,570 square feet at the Coliseum Centre office park off Tyvola Road and plans to relocate its key executives, eventually hiring additional support staff to bring the total number to around 30 people in all.


Associate Staffing Expands Charlotte Office

Published Thursday, May 7, 2015

Associate Staffing, a diversity-certified Technology and Professional Services Staffing firm, headquartered in North Carolina, announced today that it will be expanding to a 7,500 square-foot office located at 2320 Cascade Pointe Blvd., Suite 150, Charlotte, NC 28208. The expansion is expected to create 40 new jobs over the next three years. The positions will include recruiters, sales executives and support personnel.


Site Selection magazine names Charlotte among Top 10 US Economic Development Groups

Published Monday, May 4, 2015

The Charlotte Chamber of Commerce and the Charlotte Regional Partnership have both been named as two of the country’s Top 10 Economic Development Groups of 2014 by Site Selection. The magazine bases its annual ranking on four objective criteria – jobs, capital investment, jobs per capita and investment per capita.


Queen City Earns High Marks in American Cities of the Future Report

Published Thursday, April 16, 2015
In a study of the most promising investment locations in the Americas, fDi Magazine – a Financial Times publication – has named New York fDi’s American City of the Future 2015/6. But look beyond the top spot in the rankings and the intense competition for FDI among American cities becomes evident. San Francisco, which ranked eighth in more»