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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


Small Business Spotlight: Vibe Nutrition

Rockingham County, NC (July 14, 2020) – Vibe Nutrition, owned and operated by 24 year old Alex Nickerson, took the town of Madison by storm when it opened its doors June 15, 2020. Vibe Nutrition is a healthy smoothie and energy bar, which was the first of its kind on the western side of Rockingham […]

Rockingham County Welcomes New Manufacturer

Rockingham County, NC (May 26, 2020) – Earlier today, Governor Roy Cooper, announced Rockingham County’s newest corporate partner, Ontex Group. “Following the previously-announced decision to invest in manufacturing in the eastern part of the country to complement shipments from abroad, we are proud to announce the forthcoming opening of Ontex’ first U.S. production site,” Ontex [...]

Citizens for Economic Development Secures Additional Funds for Rockingham County Micro-Businesses Grant

Rockingham County, NC (May 18, 2020) – Rockingham County Citizens for Economic Development is excited to announce additional funds were secured to offer micro-businesses in Rockingham County grant funding. Announced in April, Citizen’s for Economic Development (CED) in collaboration with Rockingham County Economic Development, developed a grant package for Rockingham County mico-businesses, defined as businesses […]