Economic Development

Rowan County Economic Development Agency

When considering your economic development needs, Rowan County, North Carolina is second to none. 

Our communities offer an unmatched combination of available infrastructure, reduced business costs and market access suitable to meet your project's economic development needs. 

We are strategically located in central North Carolina and the rapidly growing Southeast region, with direct access to interstate highways, rail, and both international and regional airports including our own Rowan County Airport (RUQ). 

Rowan County has a well trained and available workforce to meet your changing business needs, as well as a thriving business environment and a welcoming quality of life. Our Fibrant fiber to the home network is the fastest in North Carolina, allowing the speed and convenience that today's businesses need.

The RowanWORKS staff is equipped to assist existing businesses expand and develop new markets while attracting new industries to our community. 

Call 704.637.5526 or e-mail us at for customized information and other assistance.