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Strategic Advantages
Our biggest advantage 
is our talent 
Greenville's strategic assets include: 
  • East Carolina University, with enrollment now over 28,000, is the fastest growing university in North Carolina (see: ECU Master Plan)
  • Vidant Medical Center anchors the City's bustling Medical District (see: 2012 Report to the Community).
  • Outstanding workforce training.
  • The city's Uptown central business district is strategically located between the Medical District and ECU main campus (see: Revitalization Plan).
  • Abundant water resources.
  • A small town in a big city - Greenville is a great place in which to start a business and raise a family.
  • Location: Greenville is a commercial and medical/services center for rural counties in mid-eastern North Carolina.
  • Only a 1-hour drive to nearby beaches.
Greenville's population has nearly doubled since 1990.  
  • Labor force growth
  • Per capita income growth
  • Business growth