Heart of North Carolina MegaPark A joint project between  Moore & Montgomery Counties 
Vision Heart of North Carolina MegaPark 1)  Long-term regional economic impact 2)  Strategic central location 3)  Large la...
Regional Economic Impact Heart of North Carolina MegaPark  60-minute Drive Time 2010 Population  646,251 2010 Civ. Labor ...
Strategic Central Location Heart of North Carolina MegaPark  Easy access to East Coast markets  Geographic Center of Nor...
Distances to Selected NC Cities Heart of North Carolina MegaPark  Charlotte Winston-Salem   Rockingham  Greensboro  R...
Heart of North Carolina MegaPark Moore Montgomery US 220 NC 24/27
Heart of North Carolina MegaPark NC 24/27 US 220 Montgomery Moore
<ul><li>Highways  (truck travel times)   </li></ul><ul><li>   Greensboro = 50 min.     Port of Charleston = 4 hrs. </li>...
<ul><li>Rail :   Aberdeen Carolina & Western Railway </li></ul><ul><li>   Connects to CSX & Norfolk Southern </li></ul><u...
Large Land Tract <ul><li>Over 3,000 acres with some frontage on Interstate 73/74 </li></ul><ul><li>Utilities : </li></ul><...
Incentives <ul><li>Tier 1 =  Maximum state incentives </li></ul><ul><li>   Tier 1 status applies to entire site </li></ul...
Eco-Friendly Development <ul><li>Green & sustainable </li></ul><ul><li>Protect wetlands & wildlife habitats </li></ul><ul>...
Quality of Life Amenities <ul><li>Pinehurst/Southern Pines lifestyle </li></ul><ul><li>Uwharrie National Forest </li></ul>...
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Heart of North Carolina MegaPark Overview

  1. 1. Heart of North Carolina MegaPark A joint project between Moore & Montgomery Counties 
  2. 2. Vision Heart of North Carolina MegaPark 1) Long-term regional economic impact 2) Strategic central location 3) Large land tract 4) Landowners’ support 5) Joint collaboration between counties 6) Eco-friendly development 7) Quality of life amenities
  3. 3. Regional Economic Impact Heart of North Carolina MegaPark  60-minute Drive Time 2010 Population 646,251 2010 Civ. Labor Force 317,875 Source: Site to Do Business, www.stdbonline.com Greensboro Rockingham Albemarle Sanford
  4. 4. Strategic Central Location Heart of North Carolina MegaPark  Easy access to East Coast markets  Geographic Center of North Carolina
  5. 5. Distances to Selected NC Cities Heart of North Carolina MegaPark  Charlotte Winston-Salem   Rockingham  Greensboro  Raleigh  Fayetteville  Pinehurst/So Pines 
  6. 6. Heart of North Carolina MegaPark Moore Montgomery US 220 NC 24/27
  7. 7. Heart of North Carolina MegaPark NC 24/27 US 220 Montgomery Moore
  8. 8. <ul><li>Highways (truck travel times) </li></ul><ul><li> Greensboro = 50 min.  Port of Charleston = 4 hrs. </li></ul><ul><li> Raleigh = 90 min.  Port of Morehead City = 4 hrs. </li></ul><ul><li> Charlotte = 90 min.  Norfolk VA Port = 4 hrs. 50 min. </li></ul><ul><li> Fayetteville = 90 min.  Atlanta = 5 ½ hrs. </li></ul><ul><li> Port of Wilmington = 3 hrs. </li></ul>Access Heart of North Carolina MegaPark
  9. 9. <ul><li>Rail : Aberdeen Carolina & Western Railway </li></ul><ul><li> Connects to CSX & Norfolk Southern </li></ul><ul><li>Airports : </li></ul><ul><li> Montgomery County Airport = 3 miles </li></ul><ul><li> Moore County Airport = 33 miles </li></ul><ul><li> Piedmont Triad International = 55 miles </li></ul><ul><li> Raleigh Durham International = 88 miles </li></ul><ul><li> Charlotte Douglas International = 80 miles </li></ul>Heart of North Carolina MegaPark Access (continued)
  10. 10. Large Land Tract <ul><li>Over 3,000 acres with some frontage on Interstate 73/74 </li></ul><ul><li>Utilities : </li></ul><ul><li> Electricity - Progress Energy & Randolph EMC </li></ul><ul><li> Water - Montgomery County </li></ul><ul><li> Sewer - Town of Biscoe or on-site system </li></ul><ul><li> Natural Gas - access within a 20-25 mile radius </li></ul><ul><li>Other Amenities : </li></ul><ul><li> Fiber Optics - CenturyLink </li></ul><ul><li> HUBZone compliant </li></ul><ul><li> Air Quality - Attainment area </li></ul>Heart of North Carolina MegaPark
  11. 11. Incentives <ul><li>Tier 1 = Maximum state incentives </li></ul><ul><li> Tier 1 status applies to entire site </li></ul><ul><li> $12,500 tax credit per new job </li></ul><ul><li> 7% tax credit for investment in personal property </li></ul>Heart of North Carolina MegaPark
  12. 12. Eco-Friendly Development <ul><li>Green & sustainable </li></ul><ul><li>Protect wetlands & wildlife habitats </li></ul><ul><li>Preserve natural aesthetics </li></ul><ul><li>Restrictive covenants </li></ul><ul><li>Target industries supporting environmental sustainability </li></ul>Heart of North Carolina MegaPark
  13. 13. Quality of Life Amenities <ul><li>Pinehurst/Southern Pines lifestyle </li></ul><ul><li>Uwharrie National Forest </li></ul><ul><li>Lake Tillery & Badin Lake </li></ul><ul><li>North Carolina Zoo </li></ul><ul><li>Healthcare </li></ul><ul><li>Community Colleges </li></ul>Heart of North Carolina MegaPark

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