A thriving region with endless assets and industry resources.


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Eastern North Carolina offers an abundant amount of resources.

Industry is thriving in eastern North Carolina. Our 10-county area of nearly 5,500 square miles of land has a combined population of 803,000, making it the fifth largest region in our state.

Our Region

Eastern North Carolina offers an abundant amount of resources.

There are endless benefits to doing business in eastern North Carolina. More than 803,000 people live in the eastern part of the state. The area is home to industries, start-ups, small businesses, and everything in between - creating a thriving economic hub.

North Carolina is continuously ranked as one of the best states for businesses - and for good reason.

  • Best Business Climate - 2022 (Business Facilities Magazine)
  • No. 1 State for Business - 2023 (CNBC)
  • Prosperity Cup Winner - 2023 (Site Selection Magazine)
  • Platinum Shovel Winner - 2023 (Area Development Magazine)
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