Starting & Growing a Business

Welcome to Cary! This charming and flourishing community of Cary, North Carolina, is nestled among Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, and is consistently rated among the top places to live and work in America. Cary is a great place for business!

Choosing Cary for your business is a smart decision.

A highly educated workforce, a variety of properties and real estate, low state and local taxes, and a competitive cost of doing business are part of what makes Cary an outstanding choice.

Also consider:

  • North Carolina has the 3rd lowest corporate tax structure in the nation and 1st among the states that collect coporate taxes.
  • The corporate income tax rate in the state fell from 3 percent in 2018 to 2.5 percent in 2019.
  • North Carolina is ranked 1st in the nation for top states to conduct business in by CNBC.

Whether you need assistance developing your business plan, want to take advantage of programs for startups, or simply want to consult with an experienced advisor, we’re here to help.

Contact us for assistance with real estate and to explore potential incentives.

Learn more about the Small Business Administration’s North Carolina District and how to do business here.

Cary also has a number of co-working spaces, business incubators, and other resources to get your new venture off the ground:

Read our guides

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