Lincoln Economic Development Association, NC SWOT Analysis

Lincoln County was noted as “easily one of the top five economic development organizations in the state” in interviews with staff at the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina. In order to maintain its top competitive position, Creative Economic Development Consulting facilitated a SWOT analysis for Lincoln County Economic Development Association as part of a rebranding process to raise the level of marketing and outreach for business recruitment. The SWOT analysis helped define the community’s competitive position, identified opportunities, and mitigated threats, supporting a thriving economic development strategy based on best practices.  Lincoln County’s competitive position includes location, manufacturing-based workforce, low cost of doing business, highway network,  proximity to CLT airport, and strong BRE program. 

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