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Henderson County Business

Leaders celebrate commerce park as ‘blank slate for good'

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Heralding the area’s newest industrial park as a “blank slate for good,” Hendersonville and Henderson County leaders last week praised the McMurray Road site as a catalyst for job creation, an exemplary public-private partnership and a welcome addition to the inventory of marketable space for manufacturing and distribution.   Read Story »

Tags: economic development | Duke Energy | Partnership for Economic Development | economic development incentives

Henderson County Business

Elkamet announces $4.6 million expansion

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Elkamet has announced plans for a $4.6 million expansion of its East Flat Rock plant that will make the facility its U.S. headquarters.   Read Story »

Tags: economic development incentives | Elkamet

Fletcher Business

$40 million Meritor expansion will add 40 jobs

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Meritor, a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking, aftermarket and electric powertrain solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets, announced plans to expand its Fletcher plant by investing $40 million in machinery and equipment and adding 40 new jobs.   Read Story »

Tags: economic development | Meritor | economic development incentives

Henderson County Business

Economic development team will study workforce talent

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Two economic development specialists from Henderson County have been chosen to participate in a training program aimed at improving workforce talent.   Read Story »

Tags: economic development | economic development incentives

Henderson County News

Companies eye county for $270M investment, 281 jobs

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An agriculture company is considering locating a $260 million production facility and a North Carolina company may invest $10 million in land and equipment in Henderson County, according to separate legal notices the Hendersonville Lightning published Wednesday.   Read Story »

Tags: economic development incentives

Henderson County News

Board of Commissioners calls special meeting to consider industrial prospect

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In a move that suggests some urgency, the Henderson County Board of Commissioners will hold a special called meeting at 3 p.m.  Monday to consider a matter related to new or expanded industry.   Read Story »

Tags: property taxes | economic development incentives

Henderson County Business

North Carolina is No. 1 state for business, CNBC says

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CNBC has named North Carolina as America’s Top State for Business in 2022.   Read Story »

Tags: business | manufacturing jobs | economic development incentives

Henderson County Business

City and county offer $11.5M in tax breaks for proposed plant at Berkeley Park

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The Henderson County Board of Commissioners and the Hendersonville City Council voted last week to authorize $11.5 million in tax incentives in an effort to lure a manufacturing company that would invest $185 million and bring 117 jobs paying at least $52,400 a year at a new plant at Berkeley Mills Park.   Read Story »

Tags: Berkeley Park | Berkeley ballpark | National Register of Historic Places | historic buildings | economic development incentives

Henderson County News

County OKs incentives for what would be largest manufacturing investment

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The Henderson County Board of Commissioners voted on Wednesday to authorize $6 million in tax incentives in an effort to lure a manufacturing company that would invest $185 million and bring 117 jobs paying at least $52,400 a year.   Read Story »

Tags: economic development incentives

Henderson County News

Company seeks tax incentives to bring 117 new jobs at a $185M plant

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The county's economic development agency has asked the Henderson County Board of Commissioners to authorize $6 million in tax incentives to help land a manufacturing company that would invest $185 million and bring 117 jobs paying at least $52,400 a year.   Read Story »

Tags: taxes | property taxes | Partnership for Economic Development | economic development incentives

Fletcher News

'Locally born-and-bred' company adding 65 jobs

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CanvasPrints.com, a locally owned online printing and manufacturing company founded two years ago, announced that it will add 96 jobs when it relocates and consolidates operations in Fletcher.   Read Story »

Tags: manufacturing jobs | manufacturing | economic development incentives

Henderson County Business

Fortune 50 company to open large distribution center

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A Charlotte-based commercial real estate developer has confirmed plans to invest $60 million to build a 250,000-square-foot distribution facility in Mills River that it will lease to a Fortune 50 company, Henderson County Commission Chair Bill Lapsley announced on Monday.   Read Story »

Tags: Mills River | Ferncliff Industrial Park | Vaughan Fitzpatrick | Vaughn Fitzpatrick | economic development incentives

Henderson County Business

Companies may invest $43 million and create 210 jobs

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New employers could invest a total of $43 million and create 210 jobs if the Henderson County Board of Commissioners authorizes economic development incentives totaling $1,096,000 over five years later this month.   Read Story »

Tags: economic development | Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development | economic development incentives