Economic vitality is the engine that drives Elkin's well being. Our vision of the future focuses on business diversity. Our diversity must be vast enough to weather changing times and robust enough to provide the jobs to the families that live in our community. Our emphasis on superior education helps us to attract quality companies and employment. Economic vitality allows us to attain our vision of prosperity for our families, and provide outstanding business opportunities, superior public services, and a safe, friendly community.
Elkin is a great place to live and a great place to do business. A strategic location, favorable business climate, and progressive philosophies encourage entrepreneurship and foster steady growth, even in the midst of changing times. This business climate fosters innovation and combines the best of small-town advantages with major-market access.
This region has it all: scenic surroundings, uncongested towns, low crime rates, family friendly communities, state-of -the-art health care and excellent schools, plus a favorable business climate and strategic access to nearby metropolitan areas, such as Winston-Salem, Greensboro and Charlotte. These and other important markets are readily accessible for added marketing and work force potential.
In addition to well-educated, dedicated workers, the region's many business benefits include favorable tax rates, customizable education and training programs, affordable real estate, available sites, and profit driven development incentives. North Carolina rewards businesses and industries that invest in the future. Eligible firms can get state tax credits for investing in machinery and equipment, research and development, new jobs, and training.
Economic Mission Statement
Elkin's economic mission statement is to encourage economic growth, job creation and quality of life through attracting and retaining business and healthcare related facilities, providing resources to promote entrepreneurship, continued development of Viticulture, encouraging tourism and supporting community revitalization. The Town of Elkin collaborates with outside agencies like the Surry County Economic Development Partnership, Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce, Appalachian Regional Development Institute, The Piedmont Triad Partnership, and surrounding local governments to promote balanced growth and job creation.
614 South Main Street Dobson NC 27017 Tel: 336-386-4781
Drive 15.69 Miles - 0:23 minutes from historic downtown Elkin, NC
Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Surry County lies in the northwest quadrant of North Carolina's Piedmont Triad, nationally ranked #1 for business climate, dubbed the nation's second "hottest city" for manufacturing, and second best real estate market.
Total Visit - 1347 | Visit Today - 0 | Average Visit Per Day - 0
135 S. Salisbury Street Street Mocksville NC 27028 Tel: 336-753-6002
Travel 32.25 miles - 0:59 minutes from downtown Elkin, North Carolina
Davie County is a growing community of approximately 40,000 people. The area is served by I-40, which bisects the county, as well as nearby I-85 and I-77. One-half of the nation's population and one trillion dollars in industrial production, representing 60% of the U.S. market, is located within 800 miles of Davie County.
Total Visit - 1424 | Visit Today - 0 | Average Visit Per Day - 0
http://www.daviecounty.comLast Updated on 9/24/2008
7025 Albert Pick Road Greensboro NC 27409 Tel: 800.669.4556
Travel 61.16 miles - 1:04 hours from downtown Elkin, North Carolina
The Piedmont Triad Partnership is devoted to marketing the 12 counties of the Piedmont Triad for business expansions and relocations. This site provides information on the business and labor climate, as well as a searchable database of available sites and buildings in the region.
Total Visit - 1009 | Visit Today - 0 | Average Visit Per Day - 0
http://www.piedmonttriadnc.comLast Updated on 9/8/2008
Travel 63.67 miles - 1:20 hours from downtown Elkin, North Carolina
The Appalachian Regional Development Institute (ARDI) is an applied research and public service program of Appalachian State University. Through ARDI, the University makes its resources, faculty and professional staff available to address economic, business, government, and social issues and problems related to regional development.
Total Visit - 1047 | Visit Today - 0 | Average Visit Per Day - 0
http://www.ardi.appstate.eduLast Updated on 7/29/2008