Economic Development

North Carolina’s winning combination of location, workforce, existing industry strength, and business-friendly environment makes it a leading destination for domestic and international companies alike. The state boasts the fastest growing large economy in the U.S. and consistently ranks among the top five in internationally-recognized business environment rankings.

NC REALTORS® efforts in economic development are focused on providing information and engagement opportunities for our members. In 2016, NC REALTORS® leadership created the association’s Economic Development Committee, made up of individuals with knowledge and experience in the recruitment and retention of business.

The NC REALTORS® Global Network was launched in 2018 to provide opportunities for our members to connect with international business opportunities.

NC REALTORS® Economic Development & Real Estate Resource Guide

Unveiled during XCHANGE ’17 in Asheville, the NC REALTORS® Economic Development & Real Estate Resource Guide is designed to be a toolkit for use by local associations and REALTORS® to become more engaged in the economic development activities at the local and state level.

The guide is updated annually.

NC REALTORS® Economic Development & Real Estate Resource Guide [2019 Edition]

NC REALTORS® Global Network

Global Network LogoDesigned to make the global real estate market more accessible, profitable, and ethical for NC REALTORS®, the Global Network offers resources, research, a network of experts, and networking opportunities for members practicing or interested in international real estate markets. It also serves as a resource for entities seeking local experts who know the market locally and globally.

Chair: Tony Harrington

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Opportunity Zones

Want to learn more about the new opportunity zone program? Check out our new information page. This page will be constantly updated as new resources come online to help REALTORS® understand how these zones are set-up, as well as where they are throughout the state.

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Economic Development Resources

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