Doing Business Here

The blend of a diverse economy, strong talent pool and prime location positions Craven County for growth.

And with its access to water, wealth of outdoor recreation opportunities and a rich historical experience, Craven County’s lifestyle appeal makes it a draw for talent.

If you are seeking to open or expand a business in Craven County, the Office of Economic Development is prepared to assist you in the following ways:

  • Find suitable buildings or sites for your new or expanding business operations
  • Connect your business to local and State incentives and business development programs
  • Link your business to workforce expansion and training resources
  • Help your business to navigate planning, zoning, and other local regulatory requirements

Local Business Resources

Craven County Economic Development

City of New Bern Dept. of Development Services

City of Havelock Local Business Services


River Bend

Trent Woods


More Resources

Commercial Properties

Small Business

Key Employers