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Targeted Industries

Our regional economic development partners are unified their efforts to diversify the Greenville M.S.A. economy. Within the city of Greenville, those efforts are focused on four target industries:  High Value Office/Headquarters, Artisanal Manufacturing, Healthcare Information Technology (HIT), and Digital Media/Software/Simulation.

High Value Office/HQ High Value Office/HQGreenville offers a high quality/low cost workforce that's perfect for high value office functions, back office operations, and regional-level headquarters. 29.7% of residents have bachelor’s degree or higher, yet area median income is highly competitive. Learn More. Interested in a new building? This Virtual Office Building can be built in just 10 months!    

Artisanal Manufacturing

Artisanal Manufacturing – Greenville, which is home to the world’s largest hammock manufacturer, The Hammock Source, is well-positioned to attract artisanal manufacturers and medium-sized manufacturers of craft products. Our quality, low cost production labor is supported by award-wining training programs offered by ECU and Pitt Community College

Healthcare/ITHealthcare IT – Greenville is primed to attract new companies in the emerging Healthcare Tech sector. Anchored by Vidant Medical Center and the ECU Brody School of Medicine, Greenville is a regional hub for medicine. The Greenville M.S.A. has an existing cluster in pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Digital Media/Software/Simulation

Digital Media/Software/Simulation – Greenville is building on its existing cluster of video game design shops and software development companies by taking a multidisciplinary approach to this sector. Greenville seeks to partner with companies that are exploring industrial engineering, medical and military-related applications of these technologies.