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Choose Mount Holly

Mount Holly is a place of neighbors. We are rooted in respect for one another, the history of our community, and a welcoming spirit for people who choose this place to be their home or place of business. We preserve and enrich the distinctive character that is rooted in our small-town feel. This character is embodied by our historic downtown and our stunning setting along the Catawba River. Our town and natural environment nourish art and creativity. We strive to cultivate an active community with unique experiences in the place we call home. We recognize our role in a dynamic metropolitan region and know that we will thrive through growth that respects the spirit of Mount Holly; practices stewardship of our environment; and nurtures business, entrepreneurs, and jobs for our people. While we grow we will continue to be the place that connects community and nature.  Mount Holly Community Vision Statement

Mount Holly Economic Development is primarily responsible for managing business growth and expansion in Mount Holly, while closely working with existing small business owners, as well as our corporate citizens.  The City of Mount Holly works closely with the Gaston County Economic Development Commission, who has been recognized as a leader in attracting national and international businesses to Gaston County.   

Many of the City's economic development efforts are undertaken in partnership with our allies, such as the Mount Holly Community Development Foundation, and area chambers of commerce, including the Mount Holly Chamber, the Gaston Regional Chamber, and the Montcross Area Chamber.  Projects are often taken to the Mount Holly Economic Development Committee for review and recommendation to City Council.

Whether you’re looking to start a business or grow or relocate an existing business, we’re here to help you.

Greg Beal
Economic Development Coordinator
Director of Planning & Development
Phone: (704) 951-3012