Kannapolis Continues to Make Progress on Downtown Revitalization
Photo: City of Kannapolis. Rendering of the new Kannapolis train station platform.

The City of Kannapolis is blossoming as small businesses move into the recently renovated spaces surrounding downtown and the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers prepare for their first season at the new Atrium Health Ballpark. Despite all the buzz surrounding the new businesses that are moving in and the spaces that are being revitalized, the City of Kannapolis isn't quite finished. There is more excitement to come.
Concord Named 2020 Tree City USA
The City of Concord was recognized for the second year in a row as a Tree City USA by the national Arbor Day Foundation. This recognition follows Concord’s continued commitment to effective urban forest management, and it is the second year the city has earned the Tree City USA designation.

Upcoming Hiring Event
Centralina Workforce Development Board is hosting virtual job fairs with employers from across the Centralina Region.

📆 May 11, 2021 | 8:00am-8:00pm
**Chat with employers from 10am-2pm!

The Latest Project Activity
Cabarrus Economic Development's monthly Project Activity Report provides a snapshot of the economic development activity happening here in Cabarrus County. Currently, there are 62 active projects, with 13 of those projects added in the month of March 2021.

Investors allow the Cabarrus EDC to be a high performing economic development organization that excels in recruitment, business retention and expansion, product development and workforce development. They share a commitment to creating and promoting vibrant communities.

One of our investors is the North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR). They own and manage the 317-mile rail corridor that stretches from Charlotte to the Port Terminal in Morehead City. NCRR has a rich heritage in North Carolina and is committed to investing in opportunities that lead to job growth. Their goal is to ensure North Carolina's rail infrastructure continues to meet the demands of businesses and industries looking to expand or locate in our state.
New Business Recruitment
Samantha Grass
(704) 490-4973
Existing Business Expansion/Support
Page Castrodale
(704) 490-4974
General Questions & Inquiries
Shanell Varner
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