An Area Ripe With Potential

Strategically located near the thriving metropolitan areas of Wilmington and Jacksonville, Pender County provides businesses with the benefits of larger markets without the high costs associated with city-centers. The county’s robust transportation network, including access to I-40, US 17, and the Port of Wilmington, ensures excellent connectivity and easy access to both domestic and international markets.

Educational resources are another strength of Pender County, with Cape Fear Community College’s satellite campus offering job training programs that cater to the needs of local industries. This ensures businesses a reliable supply of well-trained personnel. These are several reasons why it’s a worthy choice for your next business venture.

Major Cities

Cities With Greatest Commercial Opportunity

Burgaw, NC

When examining towns within the county, Burgaw, the county seat, is a standout. With its charming downtown area, the annual Blueberry Festival, and a growing population, Burgaw offers a friendly, community-oriented atmosphere ideal for businesses seeking a close-knit, local customer base.

Surf City, NC

Located on the Intracoastal Waterway, the town of Surf City, split between Pender and Onslow counties, is a prominent tourist destination. Home to Topsail Beach, Surf City is known for its active tourism industry which offers opportunities for businesses in the hospitality and retail sectors.

Hampstead, NC

Lastly, the town of Hampstead, often referred to as the "Seafood Capital of North Carolina," holds a unique position as a major stop along the seafood highway. This makes it a prime spot for businesses related to the food and beverage industry, particularly seafood.

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