Who We Are
CCEDP works to actively recruit new industry and create in Cleveland County a healthy and diverse environment for existing and expanding businesses. To this end, the CCEDP works to promote the county as a single economic entity, provides information and services to communities and businesses, and works in a complementary manner with local, regional, and state economic development programs.
The primary advantage of the CCEDP is that it allows its investors to impact Cleveland County’s growth and development. Additionally, the partnership promotes the interaction and networking of a community’s resources, provides a forum to address local economic and business issues, and creates a system through which entrepreneurs, local business owners, and government officials can increase their investment in the community.
"What is very helpful is they (CCEDP) stayed with us. They are not going to lure us in as a customer and...Brigitte Hartenstein, CFO, Steag Energy Services
"There were numerous incentives that were offered to us from the state as well as the county. There were tax incentives for property...John Heitkamp, Electrical Engineer, Clearwater Paper
"The benefit of being in Cleveland County is the fact that we are really central to our customers. A lot of our customer will...Stuart Cheek, Facility Manager, Baldor
"The sense of community and sharing within the manufacturing groups has been very beneficial to our growth."...Vince Reese, Plant Manager, Clearwater Paper
Business Location & Expansion Services
The team at CCEDP is here to help new businesses call Cleveland County home and existing business expand. We provide companies with free, confidential, expert support during a business expansion or relocation or development of a new company. Some of the ways we deliver that help is as simple as answering a question when you call to helping you navigate the workforce development support available. Below are a few of the areas we can help you map your way to success. From responding to a business’ precise specifications to conducting a county-wide site search in behalf of a business, the CCEDP will help identify optimum locations for its client. You can preview available buildings and sites at the following links:
- Cleveland County Buildings and Sites - North Carolina
- Cleveland County Buildings and Sites - Charlotte Region