...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!

NEWS & EVENTS


Video: View the Improvements Taking Place at Rockingham County, NC’s Shiloh Airport

Here’s a video update about all the great improvements currently happening at Rockingham County NC’s Shiloh Airport (KSIF).   Projects include $3.6 million to repave the runway and strengthen it to double the weight-bearing capacity.  Shiloh Airport is one of 72 publicly owned airports in North Carolina.  Thanks to Rockingham Update​ for this video.

Local Developer Invests in Madison Industrial Center

The Rockingham County Center for Economic Development, Small Business & Tourism is pleased to announce that local developer, Eddie Smith with Venture Logistics in Mayodan, has purchased the Madison Industrial Center and plans to invest approximately $155,000 to upfit the building.  Smith plans to lease the space to clients for distribution operations, which will create […]

Quality of Local Workforce Attracted Pella Corp.

From RockinghamNow By Joe Dexter May 13, 2019 On the first day of the job, Rockingham County Economic, Small Business and Tourism Director Leigh Cockram, was given notice that her office would be taking part in a prospect visit the next day. Little did she know that some of her first hours on the clock, […]