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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!

2023 HCPED Annual Event

October 2, 2023

The 2023 Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development (Partnership) Annual Event was held on Thursday, September 14th at Camp Greystone. Camp Greystone generously hosted nearly 300 people under a perfect autumn sky. The theme of the evening was Rooted, a focus on industries who have grown here, time and time again. The 2022-2023 fiscal year ...read more

North Carolina is #1

August 11, 2023

ICYMI: mid-July CNBC released “America’s Top State for Business 2023” and North Carolina landed on top yet again. It is rare for a State to win back-to-back years, but through 86 metrics in 10 categories, North Carolina prevailed. Henderson County even got some screen time during the report: Henderson County resident, Coach Roy Williams, opened the ...read more

The Partnership Welcomes New Vice President Jamie Justus

May 24, 2023

We would like to formally introduce HCPED’s newly announced Vice President, Jamie Justus. Jamie is a native of Western North Carolina and has been in Henderson County since he was 12. He has many ties to the community and knowledge of the area and as he shared with us, “understands the landscape, people and, culture ...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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