Tag Archive: Economic Advantages in Cumberland County NC

Cumberland County Employers Are Looking to Hire Despite COVID-19: More than 500 Jobs Immediately Available

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  As our regional economy emerges from the Coronavirus shutdown, Cumberland County’s diversified industry base is poised for growth. For those looking for employment, or wanting to make a change, there are currently thousands of career opportunities available on ncworks.gov and more than 500 local job openings in manufacturing, distribution, and professional services. As operations   …Continue Reading


Export University 101: The Fundamentals of International Trade

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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


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


Womack & Geneva Foundation Launch The Fort Bragg Research Institute

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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, NC

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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

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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


Cumberland County’s Existing Industry: Supporting Our Military For 100 Years

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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


Economic Advantages

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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


Transportation Advantages

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One of the economic advantages in Cumberland County NC is our access to transportation. The infographic below illustrates transportation access in Fayetteville-Cumberland County.