Recent News Articles
|Tuesday, March 11, 2014||
SANFORD – The Triangle South Workforce Development Board, located at Central Carolina Community College, is accepting applications for the North Carolina Incumbent Workforce Development Program grant.
The IWDP grant is a competitive, retention solutions grant. Qualifying businesses can use this grant to address employees’ skills gaps, which will result in increased knowledge, certifications, and value of the employee to the company. Addressing employees’ skills gaps also contributes to a company’s competitiveness in regional and global economies.Continue Reading »
|Tuesday, March 11, 2014||
Martin Brossman Presents
April 2, 2014, 6 - 8 p.m.
|Monday, March 3, 2014||
IEI SPONSORS TWO COMMUNITIES’ PARTICIPATION IN GLOBAL LEADERS TO GERMANY PROGRAM
|Tuesday, February 11, 2014||
This event has been postponed until spring.
Presented by Triangle J Council of Governments
Come find out why companies in our region such as Glaxo Smith Kline, Merck, Revlon, Dudson China, Southern Lithoplate and others are already using Foreign Trade Zone #93. Businesses of all sizes can take advantage of the admittance of merchandise without formal Customs entry, duty and other fee savings, as well as zone-to-zone transfers.Continue Reading »
|Friday, February 7, 2014||
The Chatham Economic Development Corporation is hosting a joint elected officials meeting Thursday, March 13 at 7 p.m. at Bestfood Cafeteria. The Chatham County Board of Commissioners, town boards of Goldston, Pittsboro and Siler City and the Board of Education are invited.
Chatham EDC board members will present an update on the organization’s recent accomplishments and ongoing projects. All Boards will have an opportunity to provide an update.Continue Reading »
|Wednesday, February 5, 2014||
This editorial appears in the Februrary 2014 edition of the Chatham County Line as Build Chatham Park for a bright, prosperous future.
The Chatham Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is a private, non-profit organization working to make Chatham County the preferred location for emerging growth companies. By attracting new companies, helping existing businesses expand, and assisting new ventures, the EDC encourages new job creation and private investment in property and equipment.Continue Reading »
|Wednesday, January 22, 2014||
The Chatham Economic Development Corporation is pleased to announce a new website for the Chatham Randolph Megasite. The website, chathamrandolphmegasite.com, includes facts about the land, maps of transportation infrastructure and utilities, and panoramic photos that show different views around the Chatham County site, located west of Siler City.Continue Reading »
|Friday, January 3, 2014||
Chatham County is poised for exciting development with a megasite in the west and a mixed-use development in the east. Come be part of the team that makes it happen. Chatham Economic Development Corporation is looking for an experienced economic developer to serve as vice president of the organization. Complete job description below. For PDF, click here.
|Monday, December 23, 2013||
The Chatham Economic Development Corporation office will be closed December 24-26 and January 1. The office will be open Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. otherwise.Continue Reading »
|Tuesday, December 17, 2013||
One of the most successful solar energy companies in the nation, Strata Solar, recently moved its headquarters to Chatham County, where it already had located its warehouse and a one-megawatt solar farm. The company has 90 employees but expects to be at 100 by January.
“This does not include the 1,200 contractors involved in constructing solar farms across the state,” said Strata Solar Co-Founder Cathy Wilhelm. “In 2014, we expect to add another 250 to 300 contract workers as we expand operations into Tennessee.”Continue Reading »