...for an East Coast Location.

We're centrally located in the southeast with close proximity to NC metros Greensboro, Raleigh, Durham and Charlotte.

...for food & beverage.

Rockingham County has a proven track record in food & beverage production and all the assets to support this industry.

...for a large talent pool.

Over 1,000,000 available workers within a 50-mile radius of Rockingham County.

...for airborne success.

Shiloh Airport is a well-equipped FBO currently undergoing $3.6 million in runway improvements.

...for space.

AVAILABLE: State-of-the-art brewery in Eden NC; over 1.3 million sq.ft.; on-site waste water plant & rail line.

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Rockingham County: Perfectly located for economic development opportunities

You’re in a good place for economic development in Rockingham County: nestled in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and cradled between the power centers of Greensboro, Raleigh, Durham and Charlotte. With abundant land and water flowing in four rivers and two lakes, it’s a picture perfect setting—especially for industry seeking a brighter profit picture.

Enjoy strategically low operating costs, a right-to-work, ready-to-work labor force of more than 1,000,000 within 50 miles, and high-powered logistics that ensure rapid market reach. Think better surrounded by clean air and the renowned North Carolina higher education system. Work smarter with a superb portfolio of location assets. Grow stronger, because you’re in a good place for a great future in Rockingham County.

Our economic development team is ready to work with you find the right location, resources or workforce to power any idea or business need you have. Browse our site to learn more about all that’s available in Rockingham County, and then reach out to us when you’re ready to learn more!


RCC Finalizes Site for Workforce Development Center, Funded by 1/4 Cent Sales Tax

The Rockingham Community College Board of Trustees on July 16 approved the site for the college’s new Center for Workforce Development – and an extra $4 million for the project, bringing the budget to $19 million. The 41,200-square-foot building will be constructed on 2.64 acres on Wrenn Memorial Road at the traffic triangle, across the […]

Pella Project Makes List of Biggest Economic Development Wins of 2019

Rockingham County’s Pella manufacturing project ranks as one of the biggest economic development wins in North Carolina in 2019 so far.  The list, which is ranked by total new jobs to be created, was compiled by the Triad Business Journal as follows: By the numbers: N.C. counties with biggest economic development wins in 2019 Jul […]

NC Leaps to No. 3 on Top State for Business List

North Carolina has jumped six spots to No. 3 on CNBC’s 2019 ranking of America’s Top States for Business released today. “Our rise on this well-regarded business ranking is a strong indicator of North Carolina’s immediate and long-term promise for businesses, their employees and their families,” said Christopher Chung, chief executive officer of the Economic Development Partnership […]