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Business Development

  • HICKORY’S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT GOALS
    To foster economic growth, job creation, and quality of life through attracting and retaining business and industry, providing resources to promote small business
    development, encouraging tourism, and supporting community revitalization.
  • BUSINESS COLLABORATION
    With a spirit of collaboration and a collective vision to drive Hickory to new heights, the City of Hickory partners with the local business community to support and encourage economic development.
  • METROPOLITAN HUB
    With over 365,000 people in the metro area, Hickory is the hub for shopping, dining, and entertainment.