Greensboro-Randolph Megasite

With more than 1,300 acres under control, this certified site is located near many automotive, transportation and heavy truck companies. Along with being at the heart of North Carolina, the schools and universities within the region support a diverse workforce aimed at enhancing logistics and supply chain.

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Wake Forest Innovation Quarter

Comprised of nearly 3 million square feet of office, laboratory and educational space, the hub serves as a platform to drive economic growth and build a vital community. It is estimated that Bailey Power Plant – one of Innovation Quarter’s undergoing projects – will be completed at the end of 2017.

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PTI Airport

More than 900 acres are being prepped for development after an investment of $120 million for airfield infrastructure. This includes the “Bridge to Commerce,” which will open access to additional acreage on the west side of the airport’s property. PTI Airport generates more than 18,500 jobs in the region, and it will continue the growth of aviation and aerospace in North Carolina.

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Chatham-Siler City Advanced Manufacturing Site

As the largest site in North Carolina that’s certified, the Chatham-Siler City Advanced Manufacturing Site (CAM site) is comprised of more than 1,800 acres. The site assists in leading education, research and development in the Research Triangle where it continues to target an auto manufacturer.

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Whitaker Park

A bold redevelopment plan for this 350-acre campus is predicted to stimulate job growth in the region, which could potentially create 15,000 more jobs. This space will not only be used for biotech, manufacturing and retail but also for entertainment and residential purposes.


Piedmont Triad Region Major Businesses

  • Novant Health
  • Cone Health
  • Lowes Food Stores Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Co.
  • Laboratory Corp. of America
  • Honda Aircraft Company
  • FedEx Air
  • FedEx Ground
  • Reynolds American Inc.
  • Hanesbrands
  • BB&T Corp.
  • Bank of America
  • Unifi Inc.
  • Volvo Group
  • HAECO Americas
  • VF Corp.
  • Imperial Tobacco
  • AT&T
  • Klaussner Furniture Industries Inc.
  • Cornerstone Health Care
  • Qorvo
  • Lincoln Financial Group
  • Thomas Built Buses Inc.
  • Old Dominion Freight Line Inc.
  • Atrium Windows & Doors
  • Time Warner Cable
  • Aetna
  • PPG Industries Inc.
  • Koury Corp.
  • Ralph Lauren

Regional Colleges and Universities

  • Bennett College
  • Elon University
  • High Point University
  • Greensboro College
  • Guilford College
  • North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
  • University of North Carolina School of the Arts
  • Salem College
  • University of North Carolina, Greensboro
  • Wake Forest University
  • Winston-Salem State University
  • 9 community colleges in the region

Regional Research Facilities

  • Innovation Quarter, Winston-Salem
  • Gateway University Research Park, Greensboro