Proximity to the Assets that Matter
North Carolina has enjoyed a strong business climate that has led to major job announcements in recent years including VinFast and Boom Supersonic. The Tar Heel State made Forbes Magazine’s Best State for Business three years in a row, and shares the nation’s lowest corporate tax rate at 2.5%, and the 2nd lowest union rate in the nation at 2.6%.
Foreign Trade Zone 93
FTZ 93 is the Research Triangle’s Foreign Trade Zone of North Carolina serving 15 regional counties, including Harnett County. Trade zones allow companies involved in importing and exporting to reduce or delay custom duties or taxes on products received within the zone.
Harnett County is positioned midway along I-95 between Maine and Florida. This major transportation corridor provides access to 1/3 of the nation’s population within 1/2 a day’s drive in either direction. In addition, the cross route of Interstate 40 is only 15 miles north, providing east/west access to destinations like the Port of Wilmington within 90-miles.
Port of Wilmington
The Port of Wilmington is located on the East Coast of the United States within 700 miles of more than 70% of the U.S. industrial base. This Port offers a 42-foot navigational channel, with readily available berths and storage areas for containers and general cargo.
Raleigh-Durham International Airport
RDU Airport is only a 50-mile drive from Harnett County, hosting 13 airlines and offering flights to 51 non-stop destinations, including three international destinations. The Airport offers 300+ flights daily and has received top rankings and awards for innovation and passenger satisfaction.
Harnett Regional Jetport
Harnett Regional Jetport is a county-owned publicly run "business class" airport serving the communities of Dunn, Erwin, Lillington, Angier, Coats, Anderson Creek, and the surrounding region. The Jetport is positioned along US 421 between Lillington and Erwin, and is in close proximity to several business parks, Campbell University, and Central Carolina Community College. It offers a 5,000 foot runway with hangars that can be leased to store private aircraft.