Tag Archive: Economic Advantages in Fayetteville NC

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


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


Cumberland Health Providers Launch First Next Gen Partnership in North Carolina

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The Cumberland County Healthcare Next Generation Partnership (CCHNGP), the first initiative of its kind in North Carolina, met in Fayetteville on June 14th. The County Workforce Development Board, FCEDC, and other partners brought together more than 20 representatives from Cape Fear Valley Health, the Womack Army Medical Center (WAMC), private providers, and healthcare-related businesses. This   …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


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


National Manufacturing Day 2017

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While it might not have been on everyone’s calendar, October 6th was National Manufacturing Day. This event is celebrated every first Friday in October with thousands of manufacturers opening their doors to students, teachers, parents, job seekers, and other community members. The day is also an appropriate time to reflect on this important sector of   …Continue Reading


Business in Fayetteville, NC

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Our region’s assets and resources make us an ideal match for companies in critical defense, innovative manufacturing, food processing, logistics, and services. One advantage to doing business in Fayetteville NC is our areas transportation access. Fayetteville has easy access to I-95, I-40, I-85 and I-20. The city also has rail connectivity with CSX and Norfolk Southern. Fayetteville is also   …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.