Business in Stanly County

Friendly and cooperative business climate!

Business Climate

One of the first things new businesses notice about Stanly County, North Carolina is the cooperative business climate among our area government and employers. Local employers are friendly and eager to welcome new arrivals. These local employers are also highly qualified vendors and business partners who support each other’s efforts. Local government officials are very supportive, too, and do everything they can to streamline the process of locating here.

That’s a big part of the reason we’ve been able to attract such a diverse group of businesses—from power transmission component manufacturers, to textile companies, to aircraft parts and equipment. It also makes us a great site for defense contractors, data centers, and advanced manufacturing companies. That diversity strengthens our community’s economic health and draws even more companies to Stanly County, on the near east side of the Charlotte region.


Business Friendly Government


Thriving Community


Incentives & Low Taxes

Business Friendly Government

In Stanly County, North Carolina, our local elected officials and government agencies know that healthy businesses are critical to having a healthy community. That’s why they take a very cooperative and supportive approach to dealing with new and existing companies.

Beyond our low tax rates and generous state and local economic incentive packages, you’ll see that attitude in streamlined process for obtaining permits, licenses, and titles. You’ll also notice a fast-track approach to developing infrastructure. A great example of that is the recent expansion of Highways 24 and 27 to a four-lane divided highway that makes it easier to get to Interstate 485 and everything the Charlotte USA Region has to offer.

Utility rates and construction costs are very low, too, so building and operating a facility here can help you maximize your profitability. Also, our two post secondary educational institutions partner with employers to deliver customized training to provide or enhance workplace skills that allow your companies to be more productive and cost efficient.

Stanly County is a local government that supports businesses!

Business Community

If you’re one of those all-too-rare individuals who has a personal dream of starting a business, Stanly County, North Carolina is the ideal place to be an entrepreneur. In addition to great sites and an eager skilled workforce, the welcoming business community and local government officials will help you identify the resources you need to fund, start, and operate your business. We can even help you qualify for the Small Business Administration’s HUBZone Empowerment Contracting Program.

Whether your new business will focus on alternative energy, advanced manufacturing, or fields like defense, data centers, or a dream of your own, you’ll find a supportive infrastructure and a skilled, educated workforce.

In Stanly County, Businesses Thrive!

Incentives & Low Taxes

Both the state of North Carolina and local governments in Stanly County understand the importance and value of a healthy business community. That’s why you’ll have access to a very attractive package of incentives that make it easier, faster, and more economical to bring your business here. Utility rates and construction costs are also very competitive in Stanly County. On the eastern edge of the Charlotte USA Region, you’ll find Stanly County to be very affordable.

Our local government officials work to support and strengthen businesses. Instead of becoming bureaucratic roadblocks, they serve as supportive advocates to guide you through the process and answer all of your questions. They will also act as ambassadors to connect your business with the community.

The links on this page will bring you to clear, concise descriptions of the incentives that may be available to you, as well as specific details about our tax rates. Please feel free to contact our office for any additional assistance or questions regarding local incentives and taxes.

In Stanly County, we can help!!