News / Economic Development (2)

by Think Currituck, on 5/10/21 2:18 PM

Visit North Carolina's commissioned report about tourism during 2020 underscores how the COVID-19 pandemic affected this significant source of income for the state. Tourists' spending declined 32 percent last year …

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by Think Currituck, on 5/5/21 2:23 PM

Site Selection magazine lauds work of state's economic development teams The people of North Carolina continue to stand a little taller, a little prouder, thanks to all the cooperative work …

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by Think Currituck, on 4/28/21 8:57 AM

Apple to plant new site in Wake County Move will generate 3,000 jobs, $1B for North Carolina RALEIGH, N.C. - Through Gov. Roy Cooper's announcement on April 26, Apple Inc …

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by Think Currituck, on 3/11/21 12:41 PM

Earlier this year, the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation released its report on the economic impacts of the state’s public airports. On its website, NCDOT notes that …

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by Think Currituck, on 3/4/21 10:35 AM

A new report predicts that the offshore wind industry will create a $100 billion market opportunity and North Carolina has a serious chance to make itself a vital link in …

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Topics:North CarolinaManufacturingEconomic DevelopmentJobsOffshore Wind

by Think Currituck, on 2/2/21 1:08 PM

If you're interested in reading about a state that's humble about its technological accomplishments, you've come to the wrong place. This is where North Carolina takes its victory lap. North …

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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 12/11/20 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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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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