NC has consistently been named as one of the top destinations for international and domestic real estate investors. It’s also a very popular area for retirees. The resources found below will give North Carolina property investors the tools necessary to make excellent financial decisions.
Known as the Old North State or the Tar Heel State, North Carolina is the 9th most populous state in the country. Due to the availability of hydroelectric power, variety of soils and the climate, North Carolina leads the South Atlantic region in industry and agriculture. It’s the leading producer for textiles, tobacco and furniture with many new industries taking off within the state. The state was even named as the third-best state for business by Forbes Magazine in 2010.
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Economic & Real Estate Market Trends
State Population Growth:
Since 1790, the population of North Carolina has consistently grown. Most years show a population growth of more than 10% with some years as high as 30%. In 1790, there were only 393,751 residents in North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, there were more than 9.5 million residents.
Charlotte: The third-fasted growing major city in the United States.
Charlotte Office Market Trends
Suburban Areas: Densification of suburban areas has become a reality with downtown projects helping to draw residents back.