Downtown Kannapolis, INC

Working in Downtown Kannapolis

Downtown Kannapolis is where business happens. Proximity to the North Carolina Research Campus, City government, and other businesses and services make this area a central hub of business activity. There are several reasons that downtown Kannapolis is an ideal place to work:

Retain Your Best And Brightest

Employees are able to enjoy a walkable environment with lots of charm and opportunities for enjoying parks, entertainment, and recreation.

Information Superhighway

Downtown Kannapolis was part of the $140 million extension of broadband across the state to expand the North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN) in 2011, which provides 1 gigabyte or faster bandwidth to public agencies, universities, and private sector users. If your business needs ultra high speed internet, downtown Kannapolis is the place to be.

Affordability and Value

Downtown Kannapolis offers competitive lease rates, great investment opportunities, and has been designated an Urban Progress Zone, which may provide eligible types of businesses with a tax credit for employment or investment.

Parking & Multi-modal

Downtown Kannapolis serves as a transportation hub, with stops for the CK Rider and Rowan Express bus systems, as well as Amtrak. Plentiful street and surface lot parking allow safe and convenient access for visitors and workers. Click here for more information on parking and transportation.

For more information about the downtown Kannapolis business environment or how to locate your business here, contact Irene Sacks, Director of Business & Community Affairs for the City of Kannapolis, by email or 704-920-4326.