Greater Statesville Shrine 052010

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Greater Statesville Shrine 052010

  1. 1. GREATER STATESVILLE GTR SVLDEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
  2. 2. Greater Statesville Development Corporation  Public-Private Partnership  501c3 Nonprofit Organization  Iredell County, City of Statesville, Town of Troutman, Private-Sector Investors  3-Person Staff
  3. 3. Greater Statesville Development Corporation  Promote industrial and commercial development in the region  Provide services and assistance to help locate, maintain and expand new and existing businesses and industries
  4. 4. Greater Statesville Development Corporation Industrial Recruitment Business Retention & Expansion M K T G
  5. 5. Greater Statesville Development Corporation  Focused on industrial manufacturing and transportation/distribution sectors  Limited involvement with start-ups and entrepreneurial ventures  Very limited or no direct involvement in retail, travel & tourism, health care and sports sectors
  6. 6. Greater Statesville Development Corporation Looking for projects that:  Invest significant capital  Create good jobs (at or above county average, benefits)  Offer a long-term benefit to the community
  7. 7.  Project pipeline  Product development  SBP shell building  Recent Projects  Opportunity 2015  Incentive policies  BRE & Marketing 2010 Update
  8. 8. 0 5 10 15 20 25 1Q '09 2Q '09 3Q '09 4Q '09 1Q '10 Current 2010 Update Project Pipeline
  9. 9. SBP Shell Building  Strong activity  Variety of client types
  10. 10. Product Development  Statesville Airport  Barium Springs Technology Park  Troutman-LKN Business Park  Data Center Sites
  11. 11. Talon Systems  Announced in December 2009  Manufactures ready-to- assemble furniture and organizer systems  Bought Canac building  150 new jobs; $3.5 million new capital investment  Started production in March
  12. 12. Providência USA  Confirmed earlier announcement in November 2009  Manufactures nonwoven fabrics  Building at West Industrial Park  50 new jobs  $70 million new capital investment Providência USA
  13. 13. Providência USA West Industrial Park Construction Site May 2010
  14. 14. Kooks Custom Headers  48 new jobs  Adding second shift 2Q 2010, additional 14 jobs  Facility opened July 2009
  15. 15. Kewaunee Scientific  100 new jobs; $13 million capital investment  New 32,000 sq/ft building complete in September  Remodeling of administrative building under way  Announced January 2010
  16. 16. Convergent Study • Surveyed Statesville business and community leaders • GSDC effectiveness and future directions • Positive results
  17. 17.  Powerful “closing” tool  Market-driven  Will be even more important as competition for jobs and investment heats up Incentive Policies
  18. 18.  Industrial outreach  Partner referrals  Expansion assistance  Retention “intervention”  Corporate training  Community-building BRE Activities
  19. 19. BRE Activities 150 170 190 210 230 2007 2008 2009 2010 Industrial Outreach Visits
  20. 20.  Target Market Research  Strategic Marketing Planning  Marketing Collateral  Proposals for Lenders  Advertising Opportunities  Trade Show Opportunities  Email Marketing  Site/Building Selection  Zoning/Permitting  Workforce Development  Search Engine Marketing  Public Relations  Speakers/Presenters BRE Activities
  21. 21.  Online Advertising  Print Advertising  Email Marketing  Social Media  Live Event Marketing Greater Statesville
  22. 22.  Site Selection magazine #1 Micropolitan for new and expanding industry 5 of last 6 years  Site Selection magazine Top Economic Development Group award 2009  West Industrial Park named to list of Best Rail Sites in North Carolina GSDC Recognition
  23. 23. Thank you for your support of Greater Statesville

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