Corporate Headquarters

Corporate Headquarters


North Carolina is home to 13 Fortune 500 and 28 Fortune 1000 headquarters, including Honeywell and Advanced Auto Parts. North Carolina’s consistently top-ranked business climate, low cost of living, access to four international airports and highly educated workforce all create an incomparable environment for corporate success.

#1 Best Business Climate - Business Facilities Magazine, 20222.5% lowest corporate tax in the united states#2 State for Women in Tech
Lower Taxes

At 2.5 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. The state has the lowest total effective business tax rate in the nation according to a report published by Ernst & Young and the Council on State Taxation.

More M.B.A. Graduates

North Carolina is home to three nationally recognized, top-75 business schools according to U.S. News, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School’s online MBA program ranks #1 in the nation.

Four International Airports

No matter how far around the world your operations span, you’re only a flight away. North Carolina’s four international airports – including Charlotte-Douglas International (CLT), the 5th busiest hub in the U.S. – account for 750+ daily domestic and international flights, including direct flights to Europe and Latin America and easy one-stop connections to Asia.


Lynn Good, Duke Energy

Lynn Good, chair, president, and CEO of Duke Energy, describes why North Carolina is perfectly suited for businesses to thrive.


Sonic Automotive Logo
Sealed Air Logo
Reynolds American Logo
LabCorp Logo
Nucor Logo
Lowes Logo
Hanes Brands Inc Logo
Duke Energy Logo
truist logo
Bank of America Logo
Honeywell Logo
Advance Auto Parts Logo
AvidXchange Logo
arrival logo

Do you have a potential investment in Corporate Headquarters?

Click here to connect with our Business Development Team.