Orange County Economic Development

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Orange County Economic Development Summit

The Orange County Economic Development Summit was held on Wednesday, October 17 at 97.9 The Hill and chapelboro.com and featured the following topics: The Entrepreneurial Economy Nexus of Local Foods Systems Orange County as a Tourist Destination Arts Economic Impact Workforce Development Business...

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Developers get green light for 195-acre Hillsborough commercial, industrial project

HILLSBOROUGH  The developers of a 195-acre development at Old N.C. 86 in Orange County now have a plan they can market to prospective commercial and industrial tenants. The Orange County Board of Commissioners approved the master plan zoning request Tuesday for Settler’s Point, just south...

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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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Financial Services & Resources

As directed by the Orange County Board of Commissioners, funding for these financial assistance programs have been made possible with the collection of the special ¼ cent retail sales tax (called “Article 46” funds) designated to be used for economic development purposes, following passage of...

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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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