North Carolina

Its prime location on the eastern seaboard means that almost half of the U.S. population is within a day’s drive.

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North Carolina boasts the second-largest state-owned highway system in the nation, comprised of more than 90,000 miles of road.  It also is home to four international airports, two deep water seaports and the largest consolidated rail system in the nation further enhance supply chain advantages.

Business Climate

North Carolina ranks as #1 Best State for Business (Forbes 2017, 2018, 2019). Dominion Energy’s industrial rates are 13% below the U.S average and 30% below the east coast average.  North Carolina is a right-to-work state and has a 2.5% corporate income tax rate which is the lowest in the country.




Workforce & Education

With a talent pool of 460,000+ manufacturing employees North Carolina is home to the largest manufacturing workforce in the southeast.  In addition, there are roughly 140,000+ postsecondary degree and certificate recipients each year which helps provide a steady pipeline of talented individuals into the workforce.




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If you need assistance with your search, Dominion Energy can provide you with reliable information and services to help you pick the ideal North Carolina location for your business needs.

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