Existing Industry

Gaston County EDC understands the critical role existing industries play in building the local economy and quality of life.  As a result, the EDC offers a wide variety of services to assist existing industry and has a full-time staff member dedicated to this responsibility.

Gaston County EDC provides the following services for existing industry:

building, relocation and site assistance

The EDC can provide a comprehensive inventory of available buildings and sites and can arrange property visits.  If expanding an existing building is the most desirable option, the EDC can assist you through the permitting and construction process.

financial assistance and grants

Gaston County has an aggressive local incentive policy to encourage and reward the creation of new jobs and capital investment in Gaston County.  A variety of financial assistance, incentives, and grants are available to existing industries looking to expand in Gaston County.

training and workforce development

Gaston County EDC works with Gaston College to provide state funded, low cost customized training packages for new and existing employees.  We will also work with you on any employment or workforce issues.

Additional assistance is available from Gaston County EDC.  If you have any questions or would like to schedule a meeting to meet with our Existing Industry Manager, please contact Malissa Gordon at (704) 825-4046.

620 N. Main Street
Belmont, NC 28012
704-825-4046
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