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Economic Stewardship in Henderson County

It is the mission of The Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development, Inc. to guide business development and increase the quality of life for Henderson County residents. Learn more!

The New Frontier

October 13, 2021

Celebrating Manufacturing, the 2020-2021 fiscal year, and the future of Economic Development in Henderson County The Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development (HCPED) hosted its annual event at Jeter Mountain Farm on Thursday, September 30th. The evening was a celebration of the past two years of economic development in Henderson County and a moment to ...read more

Made in Henderson County Program Welcomes 9 New Apprentices

August 31, 2021

Hendersonville, NC – Nine new apprentices from across the community signed contracts with five local advanced manufacturing companies yesterday, as part of the Made in Henderson County (MIHC) Apprenticeship program. After last year’s virtual Signing Day event, this year the MIHC Signing Day event took place at Blue Ridge Community College (BRCC), following CDC recommendations, ...read more

Henderson County Property Selected for Duke Energy Site Readiness Program

August 23, 2021

Charlotte, NC – A 107-acre property in Henderson County was selected for the Duke Energy Site Readiness Program, which works with communities across North Carolina to prepare sites for future industrial development. The property, called the “Hudgens Site”, is located off McMurray Road in the Village of Flat Rock. It is one of 9 sites ...read more

HCPED focuses on retention of existing industry, recruitment of new industry, protection of industrial land and workforce development in Henderson County, North Carolina.

Henderson County is situated south of Asheville, NC and north of Greenville, SC. The county has a strong industrial base, thriving in plastics & metals, automotive components, outdoor recreation as well as a balanced tourism, healthcare, and agricultural community. HCPED has a solid project management team to assist manufacturers with their growth and entry into the community. Our team assists with site and building development, workforce recruitment and overall community connections.

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