Welcome to the Columbus County
Economic Development Commission

Columbus County, NC offers businesses and residents a wide range of amenities and advantages. Our location in the fast-growing southeastern US places companies within easy reach of millions of consumers. And our robust transportation network including the deepwater Port of Wilmington makes it simple to get your products just about anywhere in the world.


As the saying goes – All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. Thankfully you’ve got nothing to worry about here. Rivers, lakes and parks are in abundant supply making this a great place for nature lovers. And of course we’re just minutes from some of the finest beaches in the nation.


Contact the Columbus County Economic Development Commission to learn more about this unique corner of North Carolina – and how your company can be part of it.

News & Events

  1. Kroy to Add 127 New Jobs in Fair Bluff
    Kroy Building Products in Fair Bluff will see a major expansion over the next three years. Gov. Pat McCrory’s announcement said that 145 new jobs would be created; 127 of those jobs are…Readmore Btn
  2. Ply Gem to Bring 145 Jobs to Fair Bluff
    RALEIGH, NC (NEWS RELEASE) -- Gov. Pat McCrory and NC Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Ply Gem Industries, a manufacturer of building products, will expand its operations …Readmore Btn
  3. Ply Gem Industries Invests $15.5 Million To Expand Its Fair Bluff, North Carolina, Manufacturing Facilities
    Ply Gem Industries, a manufacturer of building products, will expand its operations in Columbus County. The company plans to create 145 jobs and invest $15.5 million over the next three years …Readmore Btn