Orange County Economic Development

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Wegman’s coming to Orange County

The Chapel Hill Town Council and Orange County Board of Commissioners, in a first for these two local governments, voted unanimously in separate actions this week (Oct. 17 and Oct. 18) to approve performance-based incentives to entice Wegmans Food Markets Inc. to our area. Under the terms of an...

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Orange County Economic Development Grant Program

The Orange County Board of Commissioners has recently approved the creation of two small business grant programs to stimulate both agricultural related ventures, and non-farm small business development and expansion throughout the County.  These two new grant programs, which will be managed...

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Orange County Small Business Loan Program

Orange County’s Small Business Loan Program is a revolving loan fund designed to foster small business development and expansion of local companies with gross revenues of less than $3 million annually. The program is managed through the County’s Economic Development office and administered by a...

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Morinaga Breaks Ground

On June 4, 2014 Governor Pat McCrory, the Orange County Commissioners and the City of Mebane joined Morinaga & Co., Ltd. to break ground for a new 120,000 sq. ft. production facility, located in the City of Mebane. The ground breaking ceremony held on Thursday, June 5, 2014, off of Ben Wilson...

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Redeye moves global headquarters

Signaling continued growth and expansion as it celebrates its 20th anniversary, North Carolina-based music company Redeye will move its headquarters to a newly purchased property in Hillsborough, NC in May. Located at 505 Eno St., the new facility boasts 90,000 square feet nearly quadrupling...

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