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How Gaston County could emerge as a hotspot for industrial development

How Gaston County could emerge as a hotspot for industrial development
Published Friday, June 4, 2021

With several key projects in tow and market trends benefiting Gaston County, experts also believe that county is an emerging hotbed for industrial development

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Salute to Business & Manufacturing Gala 2021

Salute to Business & Manufacturing Gala 2021
Published Friday, June 4, 2021

The Gaston Business Association held the annual Salute to Business and Manufacturing Gala 2021 on June 3rd at the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

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Foreign Direct Investment in Gaston County

Foreign Direct Investment in Gaston County
Published Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Foreign direct investment (FDI) is generally considered a driving factor to economic growth.  Gaston County Economic Development Commission continues to be successful in the recruitment of companies from all over the globe.

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Economic Development Success Despite COVID-19

Economic Development Success Despite COVID-19
Published Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Many businesses all over the world have seen the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Whether good or bad, every industry has been affected by COVID-19 in some way, this includes the economic development industry.  As with all industries, the pandemic has provided a wide variety of challenges for economic developers.

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Happy Economic Development Week!

Happy Economic Development Week!
Published Monday, May 10, 2021

Economic Development Week was created by IEDC in 2016 to increase awareness of local programs that create jobs, advance career development opportunities, and improve the quality of life in communities everywhere.

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Construction Commenced at Carolina Logistics Center in Kings Mountain

Construction Commenced at Carolina Logistics Center in Kings Mountain
Published Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Equus Capital Partners LTD. has broken ground on the new 300,200-square-foot speculative logistics facility in Kings Mountain.

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Swedish Firm to Purchase the Maistro Speculative Building in the GTP

Swedish Firm to Purchase the Maistro Speculative Building in the GTP
Published Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Polykemi Inc. has agreed to purchase and make improvements to the 50,000 square foot Maistro Speculative Building located at 2800 Repi Court. Polykemi Inc. plans an initial investment of $11.8 million to operate a plastics compounds production facility in the Gastonia Technology Park. The company intends to create approximately 22 new jobs at this location.

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Trinity Capital Advisors To Develop Up To 1 Million Square Feet of Industrial Space in Gastonia

Trinity Capital Advisors To Develop Up To 1 Million Square Feet of Industrial Space in Gastonia
Published Wednesday, February 24, 2021
https://www.bizjournals.com/charlotte/news/2021/02/23/trinity-capital-delta-industrial-park-gastonia.html Another large industrial building is being developed in the Charlotte region, adding to a rapidly growing trend of bigger projects in recent months. Charlotte-based Trinity Capital Advisors is developing Delta Industrial Park on Delta Drive in Learn More