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March Building Activities

Published Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Charlotte metro earns spot on Forbes 'Best Big Cities for Jobs' list

Published Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Article by the Gaston Gazette: Powered by job growth of more than two percent last year, the Charlotte metro area, including Gastonia and Rock Hill, S.C., was once again named to Forbes? 2014 list of ?Best Big Cities for Jobs.? Charlotte fell six spots on this year?s list to 14th, ahead of the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Wash., […]

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Pacific Coast Feather Company officially opens operations in Ranlo

Published Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The Gaston County Economic Development Commission is pleased to announce that Pacific Coast Feather Company has purchased and is renovating the plant located at 2500 Lowell Road. The privately held company plans to produce mattress pads and other products at this facility. Based in Seattle, Pacific Coast Feather Company has been creating premium down and […]

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February Building Activities

Published Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Just out are Gaston County Building Permit Numbers for the month of February 2014. The $13 million sum of Manufacturing, Miscellaneous, and Retail building permit values for January and Feburary are 11% of 2013’s year end total of $121 million. With a total of $4.7 million in building permit values for February, the Manufacturing sector […]

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Wilson to Lead Affinia Group Inc. from New Headquarters in Gastonia

Published Tuesday, April 1, 2014

GASTONIA, NC (April 1, 2014) ? Automotive aftermarket veteran Keith Wilson today steps into his role as president and chief executive officer of Affinia Group Inc., naming an executive leadership team charged with growing Affinia. Wilson, who has been transitioning to the position since October when then-CEO Terry McCormack announced his intention to retire, has […]

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Beer is big business in North Carolina

Published Thursday, March 20, 2014

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 […]

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Benefits of Gaston County NC Parks

Published Wednesday, July 31, 2013

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: Parks Give Health Benefits: According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), enhanced access or the creation of places such as county […]

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Tips on Selecting the Perfect Office Location

Published Monday, July 15, 2013

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 […]

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