Site Selection

  • How do I find available sites?

    You can search all available North Carolina properties on our website.

  • What is a certified site?

    A certified site is a property that has gone through a rigorous pre-qualification process and is considered “shovel-ready” for development. North Carolina offer a Certified Sites Program as well as has several in-state companies that offer site certification programs. The certification process provided in these programs offers more shovel-ready sites and assists site selectors in making informed choices.

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  • What is a megasite?

    A megasite is a large parcel of developable land that is considered “shovel-ready” and can quickly break ground on large industrial operations.

    North Carolina’s multiple strategically located megasites offer advanced manufacturers the perfect opportunity to grow with the lowest corporate income tax in the US, an abundance of skilled workers, and convenient access to major markets, consumers, and suppliers.

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  • What is a CSX Select Site?

    A CSX Select Site is a premium certified rail-served sites for industrial development and expansion. CSX Select Sites are development-ready properties located along the CSX network. Sites are evaluated on size, access to rail services, proximity to highways, workforce availability, natural gas, electricity, water, and wastewater, environmental and geo-technical standards.

    North Carolina is home to two megasites with CSX Select Site certification: Kingsboro Business Park and the Mid-Atlantic Industrial Rail Park.

    More About Megasites

  • Why choose North Carolina?

    From bustling urban centers to miles of open spaces, North Carolina is in a state of momentum. Propelled by low business costs, groundbreaking university research, diverse culture, superior infrastructure, North Carolina offers a pace of life that attracts talented people and encourages them to refuel. Don’t believe us? Check out our state comparison to get a side-by-side view of North Carolina and other states.


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