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“I am extremely pleased with the holistic and strategic approach Craven County has taken with our economic development efforts. Business and civic leaders from all sectors are working collaboratively..” read more >>>

Catherine Chew, President
Craven Community College

  • Craven County respects and appreciates the brave men and women who keep us safe.
  • Hatteras Yachts carries forward decades of rugged durability. Each vessel is designed to perform in all currents, seas, and weather.
  • Tryon Palace is known for being North Carolina’s first permanent state capitol. It is a delight for history buffs and gardeners!
  • The Bosch & Siemens Advanced Manufacturing Center at Craven Community College provides computer-driven manufacturing process training for plastics and metals.
  • The confluence of the Neuse and Trent rivers provides a safe harbor close to the Intracoastal Waterway.
  • The New Bern-Craven County Convention & Visitors Center is a stunning destination for hosting your next meeting or convention.


That’s how you feel in Craven County – welcomed. Your business matters to us and we want to help you start, grow or move your business here. We have partnerships with industry leaders in education, health, and manufacturing that are looking forward to building a strong economy here in Craven. You see, when businesses succeed, so does the community. We’re glad you’re here, take a look at what we offer and decide how Craven County can make your business better.


If you are interested in learning more about what we are doing, give us a call, but also check out Craven County's Comprehensive Economic Development Strategic Plan for more detail.

Our logistics include highway, barge, air and rail. Your goals, your dreams, all within reach today, in Craven County.

Come thrive in a community that sees the world your way, in a vibrant historic setting of lush natural beauty.

8010 Hwy 70 E, Havelock
Type: Office, Industrial, Retail, Commercial
Min. Size: 10,000
Max. Size: 32,500

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