March 7, 2014

Planning Commission Revises Special Use Permit

The Chamber’s work to revise the New Hanover County Special Use Permit (SUP) came to fruition last night when the Planning Commission adopted many of the sought-after changes to the permit that […]
February 26, 2014

Wilmington Posts Positive Employment Growth Every Month in 2013

For every month in 2013, Wilmington posted positive employment growth, according to a report released yesterday from consulting firm Garner Economics LLC. The overall increase was moderate–an average of 1.9% for the […]
February 26, 2014

Business Community Needs to Provide Input in New Hanover County Comprehensive Plan

The public launch of the New Hanover County Comprehensive Plan takes place Thursday, February 27 from 3:00-5:00 pm at the New Hanover County Government Center, 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 135. The […]
February 7, 2014

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx to Headline Chamber Annual Meeting

Area business leaders will gather on Friday, February 21st from 12:30-2:00 pm at the Wilmington Convention Center (515 Nutt Street) for the 147th Annual Meeting of the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce, to […]
January 22, 2014

Chamber Raises Funds for At-Risk Youth Summer Program

Two area businessmen made sizable donations to the Youth Enrichment Zone Summer Initiative at the “Crime Hurts Kids…and Business” event organized by the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce on January 22, 2014. Wilmington […]
January 13, 2014

Wilmington Fourth Best for Economic Productivity

A nonpartisan organization that tracks economic productivity and trends across the U.S has ranked metro Wilmington as the fourth best-performing city in North Carolina and the 77th best-performing large city metro in […]
January 2, 2014

Chamber 2013 End of Year Review

The Chamber’s mission is to foster economic development, improve area quality of life and create prosperity for the region. So how do we go about fulfilling that mission? Take a look at […]
November 12, 2013

Wilmington Predicted to be One of Best Housing Markets in 2014

Washington, DC-based Builder magazine magazine has ranked the greater Wilmington area as one of the top housing markets to watch in 2014. The magazine tracks and monitors building trends across the country […]