North Carolina is home to 14 Fortune 500 and 26 Fortune 1000 headquarters. Nothing compares to North Carolina’s consistently top-ranked business climate, low cost of living, access to four international airports and highly educated workforce.
Corporate Headquarters in North Carolina
12040 Regency Parkway, Cary, NC
535 Mack-Todd Road, Zebulon, NC
Bank of America
100 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
2 TW Alexander Drive, Raleigh, NC
200 West Second Street, Winston-Salem
4000 Monroe Road, Charlotte, NC
5925 Carnegie Boulevard, Charlotte, NC
550 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
208 South Rogers Lane, Raleigh, NC
Frontier Spinning Mills
1823 Boone Trail Road, Sanford, NC
Guilford Performance Textiles (Lear Corporation)
1001 Military Cutoff Road, Wilmington, NC
1000 East Hanes Mill Road, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27105
Kao Specialties Americas
243 Woodbine Street, High Point, NC
531 South Spring Street, Burlington, North Carolina 27215
111 Lord Drive, Cary, NC
1000 Lowes Boulevard, Mooresville, North Carolina 28117
5210 Hovis Road, Charlotte, NC
501 NMC Drive, Zebulon, NC
Novozymes North America
77 Perrys Chapel Road, Franklinton, NC
1915 Rexford Road, Charlotte, North Carolina 28211
4820 Emperor Boulevard, Durham, North Carolina 27703
401 North Main Street, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101
8215 Forest Point Boulevard, Charlotte, NC
8601 Six Forks Road, Raleigh, NC
4401 Colwick Road, Charlotte, North Carolina 28211
180 Commerce Place, Asheboro, NC
7201 West Friendly Avenue, Greensboro, NC
105 Corporate Center Boulevard, Greensboro, North Carolina 27408
Low Tax Burden
At 3 percent, North Carolina has the lowest corporate income tax rate in the United States. In fact, North Carolina offers a low tax burden across the board. Ernst & Young and the Council on State Taxation rank North Carolina No. 1 for lowest state and local tax burden in the U.S.
Four International Airports
North Carolina’s four international airports – including Charlotte-Douglas International (CLT), the sixth-busiest hub in the U.S. – account for 1,000+ daily domestic and international flights, including direct flights to Europe and Latin America and easy one-stop connections to Asia.
Top-Tier Universities and Business Schools
North Carolina is home to four nationally recognized, top-75 business schools according to U.S. News, including Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business (No. 13), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School (No. 18), Wake Forest University (No. 45) and North Carolina State University (No. 70).
Quality of Life
A low cost of living, access to quality healthcare and affordable housing, and a family-friendly reputation – the state’s capital, Raleigh, ranks No. 1 on Forbes’ list of Best Cities to Raise a Family – make North Carolina an ideal place to call home.
Highly Educated Cities
North Carolina boasts one of the most educated workforces in the U.S. Raleigh ranks No. 2 and Durham ranks No. 3 among the Most Educated Cities in America.
Highly Educated Workforce
More than 380,000 students are seeking degrees at 41 North Carolina colleges and universities. In 2013, North Carolina’s colleges granted more than 50,000 bachelor’s degrees, 17,000 master’s degrees, and 4,300 doctoral degrees.
NCWorks Customized Training Program
NCWorks is a comprehensive workforce development program that includes an online jobs database for talent recruiters and job seekers alike. NCWorks also features a customized training program for new and existing businesses in the state.
News & Events
North Carolina Ranks No. 1 Regionally, No. 4 Nationally for Attracting New Businesses
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Analysis Finds North Carolina Still Levies Lowest Corporate Income Tax Rate
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New Online Tool Helps Companies Find Industrial Sites in North Carolina
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