Category Archive: Press Releases

Press Release: FCEDC Welcomes New Vice President

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 26, 2020 Contact: Natalie Johnson, Director of Marketing Phone: 910.500.6464 E-mail: natalie@fayedc.com   Fayetteville Cumberland Economic Development Corporation Welcomes New Vice President     FAYETTEVILLE, NC — The Fayetteville Cumberland Economic Development Corporation (FCEDC) is happy to announce Robert “Rob” S. Patton Jr. has filled the role of Vice President. Rob   …Continue Reading


Dansons Announces New Facility in Cumberland County

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 21, 2020 Contact: Natalie Johnson, Director of Marketing Phone: 910.500.6464 E-mail: natalie@fayedc.com   Dansons Announces New Facility in Cumberland County BBQ Manufacturer Set to Hire 118 Full Time Staff   FAYETTEVILLE, NC –Dansons, a leading manufacturer of BBQ pellet grills and products, selected Cumberland County as the location of a new distribution   …Continue Reading


Fayetteville’s Metropolitan Statistical Area Expands to Include Harnett County

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What is an MSA? A Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) is a geographical zone with an urban center of 50,000 residents or more, that has close economic ties throughout the adjacent counties. The U.S. Office of Management and Budget determines MSA size and mandates that each member county show 25% more of economic integration with the   …Continue Reading


FC Comeback Team Seeks Feedback on Recovery Efforts with Follow-Up Survey

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 17, 2020 Contact: Cheyenne Padgett – Director of Public Relations Phone: 910.500.6404 E-mail: cheyenne@fayedc.com   FAYETTEVILLE, NC – With the economy beginning to reopen, the FC Comeback Team has released a short follow-up survey regarding the effectiveness of recovery efforts and continued economic impact of the pandemic on Cumberland County businesses. According   …Continue Reading


Press Release: FCEDC Welcomes Director of Public Relations

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 10, 2020 Contact: Cheyenne Padgett – Director of Public Relations Phone: 910.500.6404 E-mail: cheyenne@fayedc.com   FCEDC Welcomes Director of Public Relations     FAYETTEVILLE, NC – The Fayetteville Cumberland Economic Development Corporation (FCEDC) has appointed Cheyenne Padgett as Director of Public Relations. With more than five years of experience in the   …Continue Reading


Press Release: What is the Economic Impact of COVID-19?

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Fayetteville, NC (March 24, 2020)—A new survey has launched to measure the economic impact of COVID-19 on Cumberland County’s business community. Created by the City of Fayetteville, Cumberland County, Fayetteville Cumberland Economic Development Corporation (FCEDC), Cumberland Community Foundation, Center for Economic Empowerment and Development (CEED), The Cool Spring Downtown District, the Chamber of Commerce, and   …Continue Reading


Press Release: Celebrating Women in Transportation and Logistics

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FAYETTEVILLE, NC (Feb. 12, 2020)—Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC), Tidewater Transit, and Fayetteville-Cumberland Economic Development Corporation (FCEDC) are pleased to announce an upcoming informational forum for women in transportation and logistics. This unique event, designed to provide insight for women interested in fields such as driving, customer service, fleet maintenance, and HR, will be held   …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


Press Release: Gov. Cooper Announces Booz Allen Hamilton Expansion

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PRESS RELEASE Strong pipeline of military talent draws Booz Allen Hamilton to invest more than $5 million in Fayetteville Booz Allen Hamilton (boozallen.com), a management and technology consulting firm, will expand its current operations in Cumberland County, creating 208 new jobs over five years, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company expects to invest more   …Continue Reading