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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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Search available buildings and sites via AccessNC, or view our informational brochures by clicking the corresponding tab.
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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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Carefully designed for Site Selection Consultants, we hope the convenient navigation of our website will bestow on you all the helpful tools, resources and information to make Rutherford County stand out above the rest.
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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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2014 Annual Report

Our Annual Report provides the community with an in-depth view of Economic Development activities, industry news, and County highlights on a yearly basis! Looking for Annual Reports from previous years? Click here

Latest Highlights

November 13, 2015

We've done some of the dirty work so you don't have to!

WE'VE DONE SOME OF THE DIRTY WORK SO YOU DON'T HAVE TO...check out our latest advertisement in Site Selection Magazine's November 2015 issue!

October 2, 2015

Facebook to Add Third Data Center in Forest City

Forest City, NC  The Rutherford County Board of Commissioners is pleased to share in the announcement that Facebook has chosen to expand their data center operations in Forest City...

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