Economic & Community Development

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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 seven 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


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Economic Development Progress in Leland

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Economic Development Committee

Appointed by Town Council, the Leland Economic Development Committee was created to establish and oversee activities of the Town’s economic development program and assist the Town Council in implementing economic development initiatives in Leland. The committee consists of seven members and meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m.

Current members are: 

Greg Bland

Michael Braddock II

Steve Long

Bruce Mancinelli

David Schuette

Chris Stevenson

Stephen Zerio