Our Location

Location and lifestyle play a pivotal role in the success and growth of a business, which is why your company should locate here. Just north of Charlotte, N.C. we are located on the shorelines of beautiful Lake Norman. Among N.C.’s 100 counties, Iredell County is the 14th most populous county, and has experienced a population growth of 22 percent since 2010. Iredell County has a diverse economy and robust workforce with major industry sectors including manufacturing, healthcare, financial services, information technology, agriculture, and logistics and distribution. Iredell is a employment center, with  inbound commuters make up 53 percent of the County’s workforce, supplying businesses with an abundance of talent.

A few of our notable major employers include Lowe’s Companies, Inc., Headquarters a Fortune 500 that operates home improvement retail stores, Team Penske a professional motorsports organization, C.R. Onsrud specializing in high quality CNC Machining, and Doosan Portable Power, the market leading manufacturers of portable air compressors, generators, and light towers.

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News & Rankings

Our robust and diverse community, more employers are discovering the advantages of Iredell County. There is always something happening here and we strive to keep our business community, local partners, and prospects up-to-date on state, local, and regional happenings.


Case Studies & Testimonials

Telling our story and marketing our strategic advantages is a way of demonstrating, why you should select Iredell for your future location.

Target Sectors

Offering a skilled workforce, robust infrastructure, business-friendly mindset, enhanced quality of life, and many other advantages to businesses relocating, expanding, or being built from the ground-up, Iredell County is uniquely positioned to respond to the needs of these target industries.


Iredell County’s affordable tax rates make it an attractive place to build a successful business.
Iredell County is a vibrant, diverse, and growing community. Iredell’s outstanding quality of life, education, and affordable tax rate gives your company advantage.
Iredell County’s diverse business landscape offers competitive wages. View the average wages by business industry.

Opportunity Zones

An Opportunity Zone can impact an economically distressed community in a positive way. New, long-term investment in property or business may qualify you to receive tax incentives. The U.S. Congress created the Opportunity Zone program in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

Iredell County’s prime location between two of the largest cities on the east coast and at the junction of two major interstates provides easy access to anywhere your business needs to go.
Iredell County offers a skilled workforce at every level of employment, and with access to over 14,000 new graduates from the surrounding colleges and universities each year, you’ll always have a diverse labor pool at your fingertips.
State and local business incentives may help your business gain a competitive advantage in Iredell County’s thriving, welcoming business environment.