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About Greater Charlotte

Abundant job growth and business opportunities

Welcome to the Charlotte Region!

Consistently rated among the best places to live and do business in the U.S., Charlotte is a metropolitan city with premier cultural and leisure activities, excellent public schools and a bustling international airport.

Biotechnology companies recognize that Charlotte is a great place to do business. The Greater Charlotte region is home to more than two dozen bioscience companies and 350+ support companies. It also has the state’s largest concentration of biomedical device companies. (Not to mention, nine Fortune 500 companies call the region home.)

The Greater Charlotte Region boasts diverse biotechnology and life-sciences communities with flourishing strengths in nutrition, bioinformatics, alternative energy and translational research.

  • Carolinas Healthcare System, the nation’s third-largest nonprofit healthcare system, provides dependable healthcare while advancing research to improve healthcare outcomes.
  • North Carolina Research Campus brings together researchers from seven of the state’s universities. Together, they investigate the links between genetics, nutrition and health to unlock the secrets of longer life
  • Charlotte Research Institute at UNC Charlotte drives technology commercialization in both the life and physical sciences.

Numerous economic development organizations are helping to build on the region’s strong foundation in the life-sciences industry and expand success to new heights.

Jobs, Opportunity and Quality of Life

Charlotte offers much more than a great place to do business. The region is home to:

  • Nationally ranked public schools
  • 750 direct domestic and international flights
  • Leisure activities from professional sports to rolling parks

The Greater Charlotte Region is the ideal combination of diverse business opportunity and rich leisure activity, which provides a high quality of life for those living in the region.

We’d love to talk to you more about our great region. Call us today!