Business Resources

Resources For Starting & Growing Your Business

 

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SMALL BUSINESS CENTER AT SOUTHWESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE
 

SCC’s Small Business Center provides local, confidential, experienced counselors as advisors for new and existing businesses. No charge.

828-339-4211 › LEARN MORE
 
BUSINESS LINK NC
 

BLNC offers one-on-one phone consultations to those interested in starting a business and small business owners in need of general support. Topics covered include regulatory requirements, licensing stipulations and small business training. Free Business Planning Checklist.

800-228-8443 › LEARN MORE
 
SMALL BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CENTER AT WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY
 

The SBTDC offers management counseling and business counseling to small and mid-size companies. The majority of their services are free of charge and all are confidential.

828-227-3459 › LEARN MORE
 
THE RAPID CENTER AT WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY
 

Center for Rapid Product Realization
The College of Engineering and Technology partners with businesses, industries and entrepreneurs to develop new products and processes through the Rapid Center.

828-227-2560 › LEARN MORE
 
NCWORKS CAREER CENTER
 

A one stop location for job seekers and employers. Find a job, find a job candidate, post a job opening, obtain labor market information, learn about NC Veteran Services, NC Your Services and more.

828-369-9534 › LEARN MORE
 
MACON COUNTY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER
 

The MCBDC offers over 14,000 square feet of business and light industry space available to qualifying startup small business entrepreneurs.

828-369-2306 › LEARN MORE
 
MACON COUNTY DEPT. OF PLANNING, PERMITTING & DEVELOPMENT
 

Information on County Development Codes, NC State Codes (Building), services and fees.

828-349-2073 › LEARN MORE
 
TOWN OF FRANKLIN PLANNING DEPARTMENT
 

Information on planning, ordinances, codes, services and fees.

828-524-2516 › LEARN MORE
 
TOWN OF HIGHLANDS PLANNING DEPARTMENT
 

Information on planning, ordinances, codes, services and fees.

828-526-2118 › LEARN MORE
 
MACON COUNTY DEPT. OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
 

Environmental Health Services include inspections and permitting of septic systems, private drinking water wells, swimming pools, hospitals, daycare centers, schools, food handling, tattoo parlors, and lodging establishments.

828-349-2490 › LEARN MORE

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Tommy Jenkins, Economic Development Director
(828) 369-2306 or EDC@maconnc.org.
Located in the "Center Of It All" in the southwestern North Carolina mountains, Macon County is surrounded by thousands of acres of National Forest with a multitude of recreational opportunites as well as a relaxing pace of life. »See For Yourself

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