Economic Development

Kannapolis, part of the dynamic Charlotte region, is one of the top growth areas in the country. Diverse and vibrant, North Carolina is consistently ranked highly for its business climate by Site Selection Magazine and other publications. The City’s competitive tax structure, location and pro-business attitude make Kannapolis attractive to relocating or expanding businesses.

Economic development is a top priority for city leaders. From the growing NC Research Campus, to making investments in infrastructure and encouraging high-quality development, the City is focused on fostering positive and meaningful economic growth.

City of Kannapolis Economic Development Plan provides an overview of the local business climate for prospective companies and businesses. On the site, find key information to help you make a site selection decision, including:
• Demographic data
• Description of premier sites
• Overview of incentive policy
• Business and economic development news
• Economic development overview guide