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  1. 1. Charlotte Broker’s EventPiedmont Natural Gas Company Offices November 30, 2011 North Carolina’s Southeast Economic Development Partnership
  2. 2. COLLABORATIVE PARTNERSHIPS NC Department of Commerce Local Clients Developers Successful Economic Development North Carolina’s Allies Southeast
  3. 3. INDUSTRY CLUSTERS Mission: Provide strong economic development leadership in southeastern North Carolina through innovative marketing and collaborative regional initiatives that will create new jobs, generate capital investment, and secure new business locations. Since 1996… •8,626 industry jobs created •$904M private investment •105 industry locations • $1 state appropriation = $64 private investment
  4. 4. MAP OF NCSE MID-ATLANTIC PROXIMITY North Carolina’s Southeast is centrally located on the east coast. • The longest east-west and north-south interstates in the country (I-40 and I-95) •Four international ports within two hundred miles •Access to 2/3 of the country’s population within a two day drive •Five airports with adjacent industrial sites and three with uncontrolled air space.
  5. 5. MAP OF NORTH CAROLINA’SSOUTHEAST REGION 11 Counties > 7,500 Sq. Miles > 1.08 M Population > 500,000 In Workforce
  6. 6. FORTUNE 500 COMPANIES
  7. 7. NCSE KEY REGIONAL ASSETS •NC Port at Wilmington •Fort Bragg & military presence •Transportation/distribution access •Agricultural base •Diversified manufacturing/industry base •Expanding entrepreneurship base •3 State Universities & 2 private colleges •Community Colleges •I-40, I-95, and I-74 •2 International Airports
  8. 8. NC PORT AT WILMINGTON •North Carolina Port Enhancement Zone Legislation
  9. 9. PORT OF WILMINGTON GROWTH
  10. 10. BUSINESS COMMUNITY
  11. 11. NCSE’s STRATEGIC LOCATION FORAVIATION AND AEROSPACE
  12. 12. DEFENSE SECTOR
  13. 13. POPULATION GROWTH
  14. 14. COMMUTER PATTERNS 2009
  15. 15. COST OF LIVING 2010
  16. 16. AVERAGE WEEKLY WAGES
  17. 17. MARKETING RESULTS FY 2011 Project Leads 116 Projects 95 Visits 48 Recommendations 74 • 74 of 95 projects (72 Generated, 23 Assisted) had recommendations of one or more counties • 48 projects visited the region or met with NCSE staff at company location • Projects represent 8,953 potential jobs and $ 2,280,129,500 potential investment • 58% of projects that needed port and/or rail visited the region • Average employment per project was 105 jobs and average investment per project was $ 26,825,053
  18. 18. LEAD GENERATION SOURCES
  19. 19. INDUSTRY SECTOR ACTIVITY
  20. 20. BLADEN COUNTY Bladen’s Bloomin’ Agri-Industrial, Inc. (BBAI) Marlowe Building 175K SF Warehouse and Distribution
  21. 21. BRUNSWICK COUNTYUS Marine Building
  22. 22. COLUMBUS COUNTY Southeast Industrial Park Rail ServedInternational Logistics Park of NC1,100 Acre SiteTwo County Industrial Park
  23. 23. CUMBERLAND COUNTY I-95 Distribution Center (3) 300K SF Buildings
  24. 24. HOKE COUNTY A&R Railroad System Map Connection to CSX and NS Hoke County Industrial Park Dual Rail Served County Owned
  25. 25. NEW HANOVER COUNTY Call/Data Center Buildings Plug & Play Extensive Telecommunications Class A Office Space
  26. 26. PENDER COUNTY Pender County Shell Building 40K SF Ready October 2011
  27. 27. RICHMOND COUNTY UCO Building 560K SF Pinehills Industrial Park Hamlet CSX Rail Yard
  28. 28. ROBESON COUNTY I-95/US 74 Biggs Industrial Site 1 of 6 Certified Industrial Sites Rimption Building
  29. 29. SAMPSON COUNTY Bay Valley Distribution Bldg. 502,034 SQUARE FEET Cooler Space I-40 Exit 355 Industrial Site County Owned
  30. 30. SCOTLAND COUNTY Laurinburg Maxton Airport Site
  31. 31. REGIONAL INITIATIVES •Distribution & Logistics Initiative •Defense and Security Contracting Marketing •Aviation/Aerospace Industry Sector •Bio-Fuels Center of NC •NC Biotechnology Center •Woody Biomass Analysis •Regional Workforce Analysis
  32. 32. ACTIVITY GROWTH •Entrepreneurship & Small Business Development •Regional Loan Program •International Marketing •Specialized Sub-Regional Marketing •Enhanced Value Added Services to Counties •Redesigned and More Robust Website
  33. 33. ACTIVITY PIPELINE Project Industry Jobs Investment Toybox Defense 160 $ 75,000,000 Triumph Energy 100 $170,000,000 Class Energy 80 $150,000,000 Sneaker Manufacturing 200 $ 50,000,000 PA 2 Defense 50 $ 5,000,000 Jerry Aviation/Aerospace 150 $ 20,000,000 Rodeo Food Processing 25 $ 1,000,000 Cover Metalworking 25 $ 3,000,000 Apollo Agri-Business 50 $ 5,000,000 General Defense 230 $10,000,000 Totals 1070 $ 489,000,000
  34. 34. What can North Carolina’s Southeast do to help you land companies in Southeastern North Carolina? North Carolina’s Southeast Steve Yost - Director Joe Melvin - Director of Business Development Bart Richardson-Research Developer

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