FCEDC is proud to partner with US Commercial Service, North Carolina District Export Council, and the Greater Fayetteville Chamber for an all-day workshop on international trade and exporting fundamentals. We invite you to join us for Export University 101 on March 11 from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the FCEDC offices in Fayetteville. If …Continue Reading
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
The Womack Army Medical Center (WAMC) and The Geneva Foundation officially launched the Fort Bragg Research Institute (FBRI) this morning at Fayetteville State University (FSU). The FBRI originated from the recognized need to link the vast research infrastructure of our community with the growing needs of operational readiness at Fort Bragg. Its mission is to optimize military performance through …Continue Reading
Manufacturing in Cumberland County: An Industry Defined by Hard Work, Diversity, and Ingenuity As Existing Industry Month comes to an end, FCEDC is proud to recognize the many companies that develop, produce, and recycle products across Cumberland County. Manufacturers make up one of our largest industry sectors and their hard work, diversity, and ingenuity contribute …Continue Reading
Logistics & Distribution in Cumberland County: Accessible, Affordable, and Growing For Existing Industry Month, FCEDC is continuing to recognize the businesses that make up our private sector, the jobs they provide, and their impact on our economy. Our community’s location on Interstate-95, rail infrastructure, and proximity to shipping ports have made it a central hub …Continue Reading
While it might not have been on your calendar, May is Existing Industry Month in Fayetteville and Cumberland County. This annual event provides an opportunity to acknowledge our private sector who provides jobs, invests in our tax base, and serves as the backbone of our local economy. Throughout the month, FCEDC will be highlighting some …Continue Reading
Cumberland County is home to Fort Bragg, one of the largest military installations in the continental United States. With the base comes a population of soldiers, families, and civilian support. In fact $45 Billion is brought to the regions per year by the Army installation. North Carolina ranked number one in Site Selectors annual business …Continue Reading
One of the economic advantages in Cumberland County NC is our access to transportation. The infographic below illustrates transportation access in Fayetteville-Cumberland County.