North Carolina ranks #1 for business climate in Site Selection magazine. Lowest in the nation in union enrollment, the state boasts no inventory or intangibles taxes and offers tax credits and assistance for several business initiatives.
The Piedmont Triad is the twelve-county region in central North Carolina composed of Alamance, Caswell, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Guilford, Montgomery, Randolph, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry and Yadkin counties.
Greensboro, Winston-Salem and High Point are the primary metropolitan centers of the area. Together, these cities rank 37th in size among U.S. cities, following Nashville at 36th.
The region's population of more than 1.5 million is growing, along with a workforce of more than 810,000. Distributions of the workforce among major industries include:
- Logistics and Distribution
- Financial Services
The Piedmont Triad Region has emerged as the location of choice for a diverse community of global companies, operating in virtually every sector of industry and commerce. Well known as a national center for manufacturing and logistics, the Piedmont Triad is also home to an increasing number of corporate headquarters and medical/health care industries. Growing international business concerns, innovative manufacturing resources, cutting-edge technological research and rich cultural development are branding the Piedmont Triad as the Right Place and the Right Pace for globally connected business growth.
Eleven four-year colleges and universities and nine community colleges support the people and the industries of the region. Combined with a moderate climate, natural beauty and comfortable quality of life, the excitement of lifelong learning makes the Piedmont Triad a lively and attractive place to live and work.
The State of North Carolina provides tax credits for job creation and machinery/equipment investment, workforce training and Research & Development. Information on incentives can be found on the NC Department of Commerce web site at http://www.nccommerce.com/finance/.
Whatever your industry, you'll find relevant information in this section of the website, where we illustrate the region and its organizations, infrastructure and people. Further specifics are available at the Piedmont Triad Partnership, and we encourage you to contact us to discuss your specific informational needs. Click here to contact us now.