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Essential resources for new and existing industry can be found through the convenient navigation of our Business Services section.
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While we are committed to exploring new market opportunities that fit within the topography, labor, and demographics of our area, Rutherford County is currently pursuing the following target markets:
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Home to Chimney Rock State Park, Lake Lure and numerous other scenic locations, Rutherford County is a fantastic setting to relax and enjoy all nature has to offer.
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Nestled in the foothills of Western North Carolina, Rutherford County boasts breathtaking views of rolling mountains in a rural setting complete with abundant open space, natural forests, lakes and farm land.
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Welcome to Rutherford County, North Carolina!
Our central location along the eastern seaboard
of the United States is a strategic advantage for
business success.

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Ready for Development!

Gateway West Commerce Park is a shovel-ready development, owned by Rutherford County and developed for high quality advanced manufacturing, automotive and technology opportunities. Over 17 acres are pre-graded and available to reduce time, risk and cost for your project. Click here for more information.

Latest Highlights

April 9, 2019

Investor Spotlight - The Daily Courier

Our last publication in the Rutherford County Economic Development “Investor Spotlight” series features The Daily Courier!

April 2, 2019

Investor Spotlight - The Esmeralda Inn, Restaurant & Spa

Our first “Investor Spotlight” in the month of April features The Esmeralda Inn, Restaurant & Spa. It is available for you to view by clicking here!

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