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New Opportunity For Becker Village Mall

Becker Village Mall in Roanoke Rapids was recently purchased by Chapel Hill Developer, David Tsui. The owner plans to make improvements to the facility and offer the larger box spaces (approximately 200,000 square feet) for lease for manufacturing, warehousing and distribution operations.  With easy access to Interstate 95 (via Julian Allsbrook and Old Farm Road/125),…

Highway Improvements Will Spur Economic Growth

Over $35 million in highway improvements are underway in the Roanoke Rapids area that will extend Premier Boulevard to NC Highway 125, connecting Interstate 95 Exits 171 and 173. The project also includes the multi-laning of NC Highway 125 from US Highway 158 (Julian Allsbrook Highway) to Interstate 95. While these projects will improve mobility,…

Austrian Company Acquires Lumber Production Facility

Austrian manufacturer, Binderholz Group, has purchased the former Klausner Lumber Two manufacturing facility located near Enfield in Halifax County, North Carolina. The facility, located in one of the best growing areas for Southern Yellow Pine, has a sawing capacity of over 1 million cubic meters and a further processing capacity of 500,000 cubic meters of…

Sleepwear Manufacturing Facility is now a distillery

Another great example of adaptive reuse…A former sleepwear manufacturing facility constructed in the 1960’s has been transformed into a riverfront distillery in Weldon, NC by investors Bruce Tyler and Michael Hinderliter producing fine spirts, including bourbon, whiskey, vodka, gin and other flavored liquors. This component of the investors’ overall vision touches many facets of economic…

Former Bank Building Reimagined

Adaptive reuse of vacant buildings is a tremendously important economic development strategy. Reuse allows for a building’s continued use and helps it remain a viable community asset. Reimagining this former bank building as a Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant creates new investment in our community and gives new life to this once vacant building.

US Cellular Launches 5G Network in Scotland Neck

Customers in the Scotland Neck Area of Halifax County can now access US Cellular’s 5G network. Additional 5G coverage will be added for US Cellular customers in North Carolina as a part the company’s multi-year expansion for 5G. Click here to read more.

Halifax Commissioners Honor Tulloss for Service to Board of Transportation

Gus Tulloss was honored today by the Halifax County Board of Commissioners for his more than 12 years of service to the NC Board of Transportation for Division 4, which includes Halifax County. Chairman Vernon J. Bryant presented Tulloss with a Resolution of Appreciation on the occasion of his retirement from the Board of Transportation,…

AutoZONE Opens In Enfield

AutoZone Auto Parts recently opened a new store at 731 South McDaniel Street (Just Save Shopping Center) in Enfield. AutoZone is one of the nation’s leading retailer of automotive replacement car parts including new and remanufactured hard parts, maintenance items and car accessories.

Construction Of Advanced Manufacturing & Corporate Training Center Progresses

Construction is well underway for the Advanced Manufacturing & Corporate Training Center on the campus of Halifax Community College. The 25,000 square foot center will focus on training programs for industrial systems technology, welding, and automotive systems technology along with training spaces where businesses and industries can upgrade skills for current and new employees. Completion…

Scotland Neck Armory Facility Now Business Location Opportunity

After 40+ years of service to the NC National Guard, the keys to the Scotland Neck Armory were transferred to the Town with a new mission – a place for business and industry. The 14,563 SF facility with over 5 acres can support diverse business opportunities. The property is located in a prime commercial area…

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