If you have an idea you want to turn into a business, the Chatham Small Business Center at Central Carolina Community College can help you build a business plan, analyze strategies and connect you with the resources to make your business successful. See our Partners and Programs page for more resources for entrepreneurs.


If you’re looking for an existing building or a greenfield site, Chatham County has some excellent options on our buildings and sites database. With a skilled workforce, competitive incentives and major available sites, Chatham County can support a variety of industries, from manufacturing to professional services. We’re here to help with your site search.

For small businesses, we recommend engaging a real estate professional who has access to more resources to help you find a potential location. You can find real estate professionals through the Chatham Chamber of Commerce or through the North Carolina Real Estate Commission by searching firms.


Hiring and training employees. Filing the right paperwork. Securing working capital. Marketing to customers. The list goes on, and applies to businesses of all sizes – but there’s not a one size fits all solution. If you have a business in Chatham County and are looking to grow, please contact us so we can foster new connections for you through our active network of local and state partners.