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Strengthening the Workforce – A PCC Legacy

As my days as President of Piedmont Community College draw to an end, I find myself reflecting on the accomplishments of the College during these past few years. There is one area of accomplishment that I am very proud of and it is the way the College has responded to...

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Economic Development: A Three-Legged Stool

Economic Development Is a Three-Legged Stool When most people think about economic development and job creation, they focus on recruiting new companies to their county or community. That is an important and highly visible part of economic development, and why...

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A Message from the Director

  We have just completed our most recent blog series on the top 10 factors for economic development according to a survey of site development consultants published in Area Development Magazine in 2016¹. Last month, the Research Triangle Regional Partnership held...

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Site Selection Factors Series: State and Local Incentives

PCED Staff Note: This week’s post is part of a series on evaluating site selection factors from a local perspective titled, “Site Selection Factors”. The aim of the series is to outline the criteria used by companies to determine where they will build new...

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Site Selection Factors Series: #9 State and Local Incentives

PCED Staff Note: This week’s post is part of a series on evaluating site selection factors from a local perspective titled, “Site Selection Factors”. The aim of the series is to outline the criteria used by companies to determine where they will build new...

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Site Selection Factors Series: #9 State and Local Incentives

PCED Staff Note: This week’s post is part of a series on evaluating site selection factors from a local perspective titled, “Site Selection Factors”. The aim of the series is to outline the criteria used by companies to determine where they will build new...

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