CERRC proudly operates in North Carolina, one the most dynamic states in the United States. With over 9.5 million residents and still growing state, North Carolina is a vibrant state which makes it an exceptional
location for the EB-5 based investments.
North Carolina is located in southeastern United States. It borders Virginia to the north, Tennessee to the west, and Georgia and South Carolina to the south. The state consists of three main geographic sections: the coastal plain, Piedmont region and the Appalachian Mountains. North Carolina is well-known for its beautiful scenery. It has several popular beaches and mountains. The climate is pleasant year round.
As to public education, the University of North Carolina (UNC) system encompasses 17 public universities, which include famous campuses such as UNC Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University, UNC Charlotte. The public universities are very affordable and high quality. UNC Chapel Hill is constantly ranked among the nation's top five public universities by U.S. News & World Report. North Carolina also has more 30 private universities. The list includes world-renowned Duke University and Wake Forest University.
In the past several decades, North Carolina’s economy has undergone a transition from agriculture, tobacco, textile, and furniture making to a more diversified economy with engineering, biotechnology and finance services. In 2011, Forbes ranked North Carolina the third best state for business in America. The state possesses a skilled work force as well as a friendly labor environment. It has a growing and diverse population that provides productive workers for today’s advanced manufacturing and knowledge-based industries. North Carolina has the second largest high-tech park in the US and the nation’s second largest financial center.
The housing is very affordable. It consistently ranks one the best place to live. Raleigh, NC ranks No. 1 in Businessweek’s Best Cities ranking. North Carolina has a large number of prestigious Jazz Musicians and is also famous for its tradition of old-time music and many recordings were made in the early 20th century. The state has a variety of shopping choices. North Carolina is world-renowned for its style of pork barbecue.. North Carolina has internationally prize-winning wineries. Athletes and sports teams from North Carolina compete in the NBA, the NFL, and the NHL. The state is especially well-known for its strong college basketball teams such as those at Duke and UNC.