Four County

Reasons to Relocate

Four County EMC encompasses territory in five Southeastern North Carolina counties with premiere site and building opportunities for companies focused on success in the global marketplace. Some of the assets that give our region a competitive edge include:

Affordable Real Estate

Your cost of doing business in a global economy is most important. Real estate costs are a part of doing business. Whether you want to lease or purchase a building for your next competitive location, we have available sites and buildings for your consideration. Let us assist you in your next location.

Free Workforce Training and Exceptional Educational Systems

The renowned community college system of North Carolina provides free skills training tailored exclusively for new and expanding industries. Each of the five counties in our service area has community college facilities to serve your educational and workforce training needs.

Excellent Labor Environment

North Carolina, a right-to-work state, has one of the lowest unionization rates in the nation. North Carolina provides some of the highest benefits to employees while maintaining low workers’ compensation insurance rates.


State, Regional and local incentives may be available for your project. We will be happy to assist you in helping you determine your eligibility for incentives regarding your business start up, relocation or expansion.

Low Energy Costs and Reliability

Four County Electric provides competitive electric rates and reliable service. Continuity of electric service is essential for many processes of industries today and we have the technically advanced electric system and staffing to meet these requirements.

Unequaled Proximity to Major Markets

The Four County Electric service area is strategically located within 70 percent of the US industrial base and within 700 miles of more than 150 million US and Canadian consumers.

Extensive Transportation Network

Our service area offers a uniquely comprehensive highway system with easy access to two interstates with a planned third interstate, two regional airports, two nearby deep-water seaports with a planned third deep-water seaport, and a rail network.

Quality of Life

Liveability in the Four County Electric service area is very desirable. The regional climate is mild and residents enjoy many types of outdoor recreation such as golfing, boating, camping, canoeing, sailing, swimming, fishing, tennis, hunting and water skiing. Nearby golf, beach and ski resorts as well as state and national parks offer additional recreational opportunities for your personal enjoyment.

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