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by Think Currituck, on 1/7/21 12:49 PM

Business Facilities has named North Carolina its 2020 State of the Year. Business Facilities is a national publication serving corporate site selectors and economic development professionals. They've handed out the award …

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Topics:North CarolinaSite SelectionRankingsEconomic DevelopmentBusiness Climate

by Think Currituck, on 12/21/20 4:33 PM

This past year was anything but "business as usual" for North Carolina. Much like the rest of the world, our state was forced to adapt in the face of the …

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Topics:North CarolinaBusiness RelocationManufacturingEconomic DevelopmentBusiness ExpansionWorkforce DevelopmentJobs

by Think Currituck, on 12/17/20 10:55 AM

Construction of a 2.5-gigawatt wind farm off the coast of North Carolina's Outer Banks is now one step closer to becoming a reality. But even more impressive is the promise …

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Topics:North CarolinaHampton RoadsManufacturingWorkforce DevelopmentCurrituck CountyOffshore Wind

by Think Currituck, on 12/11/20 2:00 PM

Currituck County has always been a popular destination for migrating Canadian geese. In the 1940's and 50's, the goose population of northeastern North Carolina numbered around 200,000. But recent geographic …

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Topics:North CarolinaEconomic DevelopmentPopulation

by Think Currituck, on 12/3/20 1:20 PM

The North Carolina Department of Commerce released the county tier designations for 2021 and Currituck County remains a Tier 3, also ranking high on individual economic indicator lists. The county …

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Topics:North CarolinaRankingsEconomic DevelopmentCurrituck County

by Think Currituck, on 12/2/20 1:38 PM

The N.C. Board of Transportation approved $675,000 in additional state construction funds to rehabilitate the north aircraft apron pavement at Currituck County Regional Airport. During its November meeting, the board …

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Topics:North CarolinaAirportEconomic DevelopmentCurrituck CountyAviationInfrastructure

by Think Currituck, on 11/3/20 12:54 PM

Need more proof that North Carolina has the best business climate in the country? Once again, Site Selection has ranked North Carolina at the top of the list for their …

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Topics:North CarolinaRankingsEconomic DevelopmentBusiness Climate

by Think Currituck, on 10/2/20 10:58 AM

Today is Manufacturing Day (aka MFG Day). MFG Day is a flagship initiative of The Manufacturing Institute, the 501(c)3 nonprofit workforce development and education partner of the National Association of …

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Topics:North CarolinaManufacturing

by Think Currituck, on 9/25/20 4:40 PM

Currituck County Economic Development Director Larry Lombardi has been appointed as Chairman of the Business Resources & Opportunities Committee (BROC) on the Northeastern Workforce Development Board (NWDB). The Northeastern Workforce …

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Topics:North CarolinaEconomic DevelopmentWorkforce DevelopmentCurrituck County

by Think Currituck, on 9/8/20 4:47 PM

The Southeastern Wind Coalition recently hosted an online presentation to discuss the economic opportunities for North Carolina related to the growing offshore wind industry. The presentation lasted less than an …

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Topics:North CarolinaManufacturingEconomic DevelopmentWorkforce DevelopmentOffshore Wind

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