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 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

SBTDC Disaster Recovery Assistance for Businesses

The Small Business Technology and Development Center (SBTDC) is available to assist private businesses with disaster recovery needs.  SBTDC has disaster recovery centers set up in many of the declared jurisdictions and their counselors are available to assist local businesses free of charge.

Please review this flyer from the SBTDC and visit the below website for additional information


Economic & Community Development Video

2018 Spring Update

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Local Business Workshops:

Brunswick Community College Small Business Center Free Upcoming Seminars

Economic Development Committee

Appointed by the 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 (7) members and meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m.

Current members are:

David Sink Jr. (Chair)

Michael Braddock II

Doug Cushing

Bruce Mancinelli

Chris Stevenson

Lara Bair

Stephen Zerio