Category Archive: News

FCEDC And Eastern Foundry Partner To Create Tech-Focused Coworking Space

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Eastern Foundry, a business accelerator for companies supporting the federal government, and the Fayetteville Cumberland County Economic Development Corporation (FCEDC) have partnered to establish a technology-focused coworking space in Downtown Fayetteville. This facility will be Eastern Foundry’s first location outside of Northern Virginia. Since 2014, Eastern Foundry has helped contractors grow by providing them with   …Continue Reading


E-N-G Mobile Systems, LLC Announces New Facility In Cumberland County

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E-N-G Mobile Systems, LLC, a specialty vehicle manufacturer, has announced that it has selected Cumberland County for the location of a new facility. This project will result in the creation of 60 full-time jobs, over the next three years, and a total capital investment of $2.3 million. In a statement this afternoon, Governor Roy Cooper   …Continue Reading


With One Voice: Branding Fayetteville & Cumberland County

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How would you describe Fayetteville and Cumberland County to someone who has never visited? Would you talk about our area’s history or focus on the new baseball stadium and other projects contributing to its growth? Maybe you’d discuss the flowers in bloom, celebrated by the Spring Dogwood Festival. What about our diverse cultural, international, and   …Continue Reading


Press Release: Sky Management Expands And Extends Keeco Lease in Fayetteville

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For Immediate Release – 2/19/2019 Fayetteville – Sky Management Services, LLC, a leading privately held commercial real estate investment, development, and management company, announced that it has signed a long-term lease extension and expansion with Keeco, LLC at Sky’s +/-1.0 million SF I-95 Distribution Center facility located in Fayetteville, NC. Keeco, the largest tenant at   …Continue Reading


On The Road To A New Career: FTCC’s CDL Driver Training Program

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Logistics is one of the fastest growing sectors in the country, with transportation volume estimated to steadily rise 2.2 percent for the next five years. (American Trucking Associations). Employers are seeking 50,000 truck drivers to keep up with the increasing demand. By 2026, over 175,000 of these roles are expected to remain unfulfilled. Our community’s   …Continue Reading


Preparing Manufacturing’s Next Generation: FTCC’s Industrial Systems Technology Program

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as many as 288,000 manufacturing jobs have been created over the last year. The industry drives more innovation than any other in the U.S., with continued advancement in automation, robotics, 3-D printing, and other technologies. Its employees also enjoy the highest job tenure in the private sector and   …Continue Reading


Learning The Tools Of The Trade: Apprenticeship In North Carolina

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With over 10,000 Baby Boomers reaching retirement age each day, businesses are finding it increasingly difficult to keep up with the demand for talent. It is more vital than ever to provide new employees with the necessary skills for long-term success. In order to effectively train this next generation of workers, companies in North Carolina   …Continue Reading


Sky Management Services Signs 100,000 Square Foot Industrial Lease With Landair Logistics

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Sky Management Services, LLC, a leading privately held commercial real estate investment, development, and management company, announced that it has signed a long-term commitment and lease in Fayetteville with Landair Logistics, Inc. Landair will begin operations in Sky’s industrial facility on 107 Tom Starling Road. Sky Management, based in Philadelphia and New York City, owns   …Continue Reading


eClerx Expanding Fayetteville Delivery Center, Creating 150 Jobs

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eClerx, a global business services provider, held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony this morning to celebrate the expansion of its delivery center in Fayetteville. This project will create 150 full-time jobs. Elected officials and local business leaders were on hand to show their support of this development. “We’re happy to introduce our expanded facility to the   …Continue Reading


Made In Cumberland County: National Manufacturing Day 2018

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FCEDC is proud to celebrate Friday, October 5th as National Manufacturing Day. Across the country, advances in modern manufacturing are being showcased to students, job seekers, and communities. This event is an opportunity to gain a better appreciation of how things are “Made in America,” and highlight the diverse careers and people that make up   …Continue Reading