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!
February 20, 2020
Due to the forecast of snow and HCPS cancelling school today, we have decided to cancel tonight’s kick-off session at Blue Ridge Community College. Please make plans to join us this Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 10:30am instead. There will be an additional event at BRCC on March 3, 2020 if you cannot make it ...read more
February 14, 2020
When you think of picturesque western NC, vast mountains sprinkled with shades of green and blue are as far as the eye can see. When you think of an industrial park, there’s typically a slightly different image that comes to mind. Here in Henderson County, we have combined the two to offer an industrial park ...read more
February 7, 2020
The Apprenticeship Program Launches This Spring for Graduating High School Seniors and Adults. HENDERSON COUNTY, N.C. (Feb. 7, 2020) – 2019 marked the first year of the Made in Henderson County Apprenticeship Program, where 21 Henderson County graduating seniors were accepted into the program. Through an ongoing partnership with Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS), Blue ...read more
December 19, 2019
The Economic Investment Fund of Henderson County (EIF), an affiliate of the Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development, has been awarded a grant of $15,000 by the Community Foundation of Henderson County. The grant funds will be utilized to support workforce development efforts through the Made in Henderson County program. “The Community Foundation continues to ...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.