Burke County, North Carolina’s many assets make our county the ideal destination for companies in search of new locations. Those assets and our resources also support growth within our existing business community, strengthening our local economy. We’re proud to help our valuable local employers prosper.
ROBUST CAREER EDUCATION
Local employers are familiar with the quality of local education providers, who focus on preparing students with the skills they need for today’s in-demand jobs with career and technical education for in-demand skills. High school students graduate workforce-ready, and many choose to deepen their skills at Western Piedmont Community College in Morganton, where they can earn two-year technology degrees and certifications in areas including electrical engineering, industrial systems, mechanical engineering.
ADDED RESOURCES AND SUPPORT
Burke Development, Inc. and our county’s local officials are responsive to the needs of current employers, providing valuable support at every step. Our ongoing commitment to supporting existing businesses as they expand and enhance operations includes negotiating incentives on their behalf, connecting them with the talent and training, and helping them find the resources they need. Here’s what we’ve done for several local companies: