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Economic Development in Leland

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Leland is located in northern Brunswick County, one of the fastest-growing areas of the state. Leland consists of over 20 square miles and is situated west of the Brunswick River and only 7 miles from the Port of Wilmington. With low taxes, direct access to interstate transportation, and a strong and growing workforce, Leland can offer an unparalleled quality of life.

The Town has shovel-ready commercial sites, a streamlined permitting process, and the commitment of Town leadership to support economic growth in the community. 

To reach the Economic Development Department, please call or email:

Gary Vidmar, Economic and Community Development Director
Phone:  910-332-4294
Email: /business-economic


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The Brunswick Community College Workforce Development Department asks businesses to please complete their survey to help identify training needs in our region. The North Carolina General Assembly has provided grant funding to assist colleges with enhancing their short term training.  Your survey response will assist us with pursuing additional funds for equipment, supplies, professional development and new course offerings.  Time is of the essence and would appreciate if you could respond to this short survey. Please feel free to contact Marilyn Graham, Director (/business-economic or 910-755-8561) if you have comments or questions. Click the link, https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BCC-Efficiency_Focused_Industries_Needs_Assessment, to access the survey.  This survey closes Friday.  


North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce

Visit Leland - Tourism Development Authority


FREE BBC Small Business Workshops for fall

BCC Economic and Work Force Development

CFCC Continuing Ed Business Seminars

Becoming an Investor-Ready Entrepreneur

Economic Development and Small Business Seminars, some are FREE