Greensboro is centrally located in the Piedmont Triad of North Carolina with immediate access to major interstate highways. The Piedmont Triad is the twelve-county region in central North Carolina composed of Alamance, Caswell, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Guilford, Montgomery, Randolph, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry and Yadkin counties. Greensboro, Winston-Salem and High Point are the primary metropolitan centers of the area. Together, these cities rank 37th in size among U.S. cities, following Nashville at 36th.
Our home state was recently ranked #1 for business climate in Site Selection magazine with lowest in the nation in union enrollment, no inventory or intangibles taxes, and offers tax credits and assistance for several business initiatives. The region's population of more than 1.6 million is growing, along with a workforce of more than 810,000.It’s no wonder that Greensboro is the base for many national and international corporations.
Greensboro enjoys all the amenities of larger cities, yet retains a refreshing community spirit and charm. Just hours from the Blue Ridge Mountains and Atlantic coast beaches, and equidistant between Atlanta and D.C., our city is a hub of North Carolina and the east coast.
More information about Greensboro, the Triad, and North Carolina can be found at the below links:
An organization dedicated to combining the efforts of the entities that help Greensboro thrive: Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development Alliance, Action Greensboro and Entrepreneur Connection.
Official Website of the State of North Carolina
This site contains links to all departments of state government, statewide media outlets, a calendar of events, and press releases from the Governor's Office.
North Carolina Department of Commerce
The State's economic development and business recruitment site, including information on state programs, incentives, and regulations.
North Carolina Community College System/Workforce Training
North Carolina Community Colleges are internationally recognized for their economic and workforce development programs.
State of North Carolina Department of Revenue
This site contains information on the state tax code and downloadable forms and instructions.
North Carolina Technology Association
NCTA is the primary voice of the information technologies industry in North Carolina. NCTA is dedicated to growing and strengthening the IT industry through increasing public awareness and influencing key public policy issues.
North Carolina Employment Security Commission
The NCESC provides data and information for employers including information on filing, tax rates, and labor market information.
North Carolina General Assembly
This link provides access to the legislators in the NC General Assembly, and to pending legislation.
MCNC, a non-profit organization, is committed to advancing education, innovation and economic development throughout North Carolina by delivering next-generation information technology services. MCNC is dedicated to building partnerships to enable and enhance the capabilities of North Carolina's academic, research, government and business communities to discover, create, share and apply knowledge.
Research Triangle Park North Carolina
The largest research park in the world, home to over 100 research and development organizations.
North Carolina Biotechnology Center
This private non-profit corporation provides long-term economic benefit to North Carolina through support of biotechnology research, development and commercialization statewide.
Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC)
The University of North Carolina's Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) is the primary organization through which the State of North Carolina provides counseling and technical assistance to the business community. The fundamental mission is to support the growth and development of North Carolina's economy by encouraging entrepreneurship, assisting in the creation and expansion of small business.