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North Carolina is a Right-to-Work state with a corporate tax rate that is the lowest in the nation at 3%, as of January 2017. In 2015 Site Selection magazine named NC the most competitive state for Economic Development.


Lake Norman has a total population of 95,806, and is home to hundreds of office and manufacturing companies. With a median age of 34, the population is young and educated.


Lake Norman is the largest man-made lake in North Carolina with 520 miles of shoreline. The area's mild, four season climate makes for perfect year-round fun!


Charlotte-Douglas International Airport has 730 daily departures and offers direct non-stop flights to 166 destinations.

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Lake Norman Economic Development is responsible for the development and implementation of the economic development strategy for the towns of Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville, and the Lake Norman region. These strategies will result in improving the quality of life for the regionís residents through the expansion of the tax base by attracting new capital investment and creating new, highly skilled jobs for the region's residents.

Residents with a High School Diploma

Residents with a Bachelors Degree

Labor Force Participation Rate (16+ years old)

Average Town Population Growth from 2010 - 2016

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Fortune 500 Companies within the Charlotte Metro Region

Median Age of Lake Norman workers

Miles of Shoreline on Lake Norman

Daily Airport Depatures at Charlotte Douglas


Latest News

The latest on OMB's plans for a new $10M brewery

Olde Mecklenburg Brewery is finalizing the design for its Cornelius location.

OMB founder John Marrino told the Charlotte Business Journal he expects costs for that site to run between $8 million and $10 million. That’s in addition to $3 million already spent on the 24-acre wooded site on Zion Avenue for the project.


MSC Industrial Supply Company Top Places to Work in IT

For the second consecutive year, Computerworld has named MSC Industrial Supply Co. (NYSE: MSM) as a 2018 Best Places to Work in IT, one of 100 top organizations that challenge their IT staffs while providing great benefits and compensation. 


New Davidson Fire Station

Community members are invited to the grand opening ceremony for Davidson Fire Station 2, located at 19426 Davidson-Concord Rd. on June 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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Huntersville, NC 28078