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Beer is big business in North Carolina

The Request: Gaston County is teaming up with the Charlotte Regional Partnership to attract Stone Brewing Co. to the area. The tenth largest brewing company in the nation announced earlier this year that they are looking to locate a new brewing and hospitality facility east of the Mississippi. Stone Brewing Co. made their intentions public […]


The Advantages of Gaston County NC

Looking for a new business location where you can balance work and play? Gaston County NC is the third largest in the Charlotte region and offers tons of amenities. Gaston County strives to provide exceptional quality of life by continued investments in business and community development. With only a 30 minute drive from Charlotte Douglas […]


Benefits of Gaston County NC Parks

Gaston County North Carolina has created county parks for the betterment of their citizens and surrounding areas. Below are two important aspects noted in regards to the implementation of county parks:


Tips on Selecting the Perfect Office Location

Your business has recently experienced rapid growth. Because your recent success forbids you from working out of your home, you’ve decided to begin looking for an office space. Selecting an office location can often be a difficult task. The success of your business will largely depend on the location of your office. Gaston County has […]


Gaston County Education Opportunities

Gaston County NC has a population of approximately 206,806. The state of North Carolina has a reputation to hold up when it comes to education. Therefore each resident and surrounding residents has the opportunity to enjoy nationally-ranked public schools, institutions of higher education, unlimited training resources and a future workforce of capable, local graduates. Among the […]


Gaston County NC Shovel Ready Parks

There are three shovel-ready parks in North Carolina’s Gaston County. This includes Gastonia Technology Park (GTP), SouthRidge Business Park, and the Summit at Court Drive. Each of these areas offers a tremendous amount of space that is shovel-ready for a variety of businesses to take advantage of.


Recreational Activities in Gaston County

Gaston County NC is home to about fourteen incorporated towns and cities and celebrated as the region’s outdoor adventure sport capital. Towns within Gaston County provide a variety of lodging accommodations for visitors including rustic cabins, luxury vacation condo rentals, and hotels. Gaston County contained within a region known as North Carolina’s Piedmont area and has […]


The Advantages of Using Shovel Ready Sites

In today’s business world, being able to quickly take advantage of new opportunities is a vital part of any successful business plan. Because of this, shovel ready sites are becoming increasingly attractive to businesses that are seeking to expand into new areas. Gaston County NC offers over 400 acres of shovel ready sites available in […]


Tips for Choosing Your Business Location

Gaston County EDC is dedicated to attracting & retaining desirable businesses & improve economic opportunities in Gaston County. It is often been said that where a business is located will have a major impact on its success. Despite the fact that this saying is often repeated, many people fail to take it seriously. In addition, […]

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