Author:Sarah Bernart

MVP Southgate Update

Our partners at MVP Southgate continue to move through the federal and state regulatory processes. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announced that it will issue a Final Environmental Impact Statement in February 2020. FERC previously issued a draft statement in July that concluded the...

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New Law Clarifies Tax Treatment of Incentive Grants

Concerns about the corporate tax treatment of state job-creation grants have been addressed through legislation recently passed by the General Assembly and signed into law by Governor Roy Cooper. HB 399, which deals primarily with the renewal of historic preservation tax credits, allows North Carolina...

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Luncheon Highlights Data Applications

Over 100 NCEDA members joined research experts for a discussion on economic development data tools. The gathering was part of the organization’s December 5 Networking Luncheon.   “Successful economic developers are those who are really good at finding data and then helping others understand what that data...

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PNC Forecasts Strong Economic Outlook For NC

North Carolina’s population growth, which exceeds the national average, continues to drive the state’s economic expansion, according to Gus Faucher, chief economist for PNC Financial Services Group. His remarks came during a mid-November luncheon at Charlotte’s Quail Hollow Club. “It becomes a chicken and egg...

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