Other Resources



NCEast Alliance 

The NCEast Alliance, the lead economic development agency in eastern North Carolina, serves over 1 million people in counties east of I-95 to the coast. They offer assistance to member counties in recruitment of new businesses to the area to provide quality jobs for our citizens and help bolster the economic vitality of our region as a whole. For more information contact:

John Chafee, President and CEO

1020 Red Banks Road, Suite 202

Greenville, NC 27858


252-689-6496 phone


Research Triangle Regional Partnership 

The Research Triangle Regional Partnership (RTRP) is a public-private partnership charged with fostering an economically competitive RTP via business, governmental, and educational collaboration. Members of RTRP are comprised of economic development agencies from counties surrounding the Research Triangle, such as our own Economic Development Council. For more information contact: 

Charles A. Hayes, President and CEO

8000 Weston Parkway, Suite 340

Cary, NC 27513




Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina 

The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina is a statewide non-profit corporation that oversees efforts in expanding trade, tourism, film and sports development, and business recruitment. The EDPNC works with both private and public entities to achieve its goals of expanding and recruiting in our economy. For more information contact:

Tiffany H. McNeill, Client Services Manager

15000 Weston Parkway

Cary, NC 27513-118




NC Department of Commerce 

The North Carolina Department of Commerce is our state’s preeminent leader in economic, community, and workforce development. They aid development throughout the state by providing communities with grants and planning services to stimulate growth throughout North Carolina. Visit their website:


For more information, as well as data, statistics, and reports on what’s going on in the business sphere of North Carolina today.