Economic Development

Official notice is hereby given that in accordance with N.C.G.S. 158-7.1, the Richmond County board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to receive comment from the public on the proposed conveyance of Richmond County Industrial Property.   All interested parties are invited to attend.


Time and location of public hearing:

County Commission Chambers, 105 W. Franklin Street Court Room C, Rockingham, NC on Monday, December 5th, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. or immediately following routine items of business on the Board’s Regular Meeting Agenda


Interest to Be Conveyed:

26.25 +/- acres of Industrial Property along 575 Airport Rd.  (land only)


Considerations to Be Received by Richmond County:

Continued provision of jobs and new investment, receipt of future Ad Valorem and sales tax revenues and overall enhancement of the local economy.   These considerations have been determined to offset the original per acre value above resulting in a price of $10 to be paid in full at closing


Governing Body’s Intention to Approve Conveyance Described Herein:

It is the intent of the Richmond County Board of Commissioners to approve the conveyance described herein.   Final determination will be made after consideration of comments received at the public hearing described above.


Located in the southern Piedmont of North Carolina, Richmond County offers businesses and residents easy access to the very best the state has to offer. Interstates 73 and 74 serve as the main transportation arteries to major metros, the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. Closer to home, and just minutes away, is the famous resort village of Pinehurst, which hosted the US Open Golf Championship for both the men and women in 2014. Racing fans are sure to know Richmond County's most visited tourist destination, Rockingham Motor Speedway—more commonly known as "The Rock." Whether you're interested in moving your company to the area, or moving your family here, you've come to the right place. Please browse The Richmond County Economic Development Page to find information about demographics, major employers, the local workforce and our wonderful quality of life.

Richmond County Economic Development Team:

Martie Butler
Management Analyst/Economic Developer

Bryan Land,
County Manager

Click HERE for Richmond County Economic Development Page

See the web pages below for our list of partners:

NC Department of Commerce
Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina
North Carolina Economic Developers Association
Duke Energy