For today.
For tomorrow.

The investments in our community we are making now will help businesses and residents thrive for years to come. By maintaining a low cost of business, providing public transport and continuously investing in our infrastructure, our city will reach new heights … and grow in an environmentally responsible way. We’re committed to racial equity and economic mobility so that all Charlotte residents have access to careers and opportunity.

low tax burden

Superior business climate. Lower taxes.

When you come to CLT, you get more … and can spend money where it matters most.

Top State for Business (CNBC, 2022)
Lowest Corporate Tax Rate in the US (phasing to 0% by 2030)
Flat Income Tax Rate (phasing to 3.99% by 2027)
Lowest Tax Burden (Tax Foundation, 2021)

Centrally located. Connected to everywhere.

Connectivity is just better in the Queen City with more roadways, more public transportation, and less congestion. Need to move product? Interstate access, the airport and nearby ports in Wilmington make transportation and logistics simple. And of course, domestic + global travel is a cinch — hop on one of the 700+ flights that leaves out of Charlotte Douglas International Airport daily.

busiest airport in the world by passenger and cargo aircraft movements
nonstop destinations for seamless travel
miles of completed light rail that connects 30K+ daily riders to Charlotte’s business centers
additional miles of light rail planned by 2030 to connect east to west, to the airport, and to a coming soon Amtrak station

Grow fast. Grow responsibly.

We’re in this for the long haul. For a better tomorrow. For a more connected community. Our Strategic Energy Action Plan contains lofty goals to reduce our carbon emissions and overall environmental impact.

Designated Bloomberg Climate City of Charlotte NC
of City Buildings operate on Zero-Carbon Grid Mix
Miles of Light Rail
Invested to create sustainable building infrastructure

When you have our resources and talent, you can do just about anything.

Charlotte is home to a diverse network of businesses in an interconnected city. No matter what business you’re in, you’ll benefit from our superior transportation options, affordable and dynamic real estate, and an economic development team that puts business first.

Your success is our success.

Job opportunities. A new gear in our development engine. A better city for all. When you invest in Charlotte, we provide the incentives you need to boost your bottom line … and our city’s economy.

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