Top 10 Reasons to Choose Garner

Commitment to Success

With a strong and diverse economic climate, a high quality of life, a skilled workforce and access to highly acclaimed academic institutions, Garner is not only the best place to do business, it is home in the heart of North Carolina. Twenty-six thousand residents call Garner home.

A Great Place to Live, Work and Play

Located in a region consistently ranked among America’s best places to live, work, raise a family and earn a quality education, Garner offers small-town living and Southern charm with plenty of big-city amenities.

Quality Cultural Events

Garner is the home of the Towne Players, named the best community theater in the Triangle, as well as being just minutes away from world-class entertainment, museums and major sporting events. And right here in town is the historic Garner Performing Arts Center, which hosts the popular Broadway Voices series.

Top-Notch Education and Training

Garner offers convenient access to 12 colleges and universities, including Duke University, UNC-Chapel Hill and N.C. State University, three of the nation’s top-ranked universities. We’re also close to Wake Technical Community College, ranked nationally as one of the fastest-growing community colleges.

Thriving Business Economy

Growing companies are finding compelling reasons to do business in Garner. With a host of incentives and solid partnerships across the town and Wake County, Garner offers a competitive business environment.

Excellent Access to Markets

Strategically located in the heart of North Carolina, Garner is easily accessible by land, water and air. Major highways and interstates provide two-day access to 60 percent of the nation’s industrial base, while major air, rail and sea routes provide efficient shipping and travel options.

Affordable Business Options

State and local incentives, affordable taxes, available real estate options and a stable local economy all add up to good news for business in Garner.

Talented, Diverse Workforce

Find the right people for the job in Garner. In the last two decades, we’ve experienced tremendous economic opportunities, thanks to strong educational resources, a comparatively low unemployment rate and a steady influx of talent.

Solid Infrastructure

Garner provides a solid infrastructure of local and state agencies and service providers -- including state-of-the-art communications, technology and utilities -- to keep your business running smoothly.

Comprehensive Assistance

Whether you’re just starting your business or are a veteran business leader, Garner offers professional assistance to welcome you as part of our community. Our team of experts will help you through every stage of the process, from site selection through financing. Let us show you why Garner is a great place to do business.