The Small Business Center (SBC) at Mitchell Community College is part of the statewide Small Business Center Network (SBCN), a community college-funded initiative with a vision to foster and support entrepreneurship, small business and economic development in local communities across the state. Whether you are exploring your options for opening a business or you are an experienced business owner, the Small Business Center is a valuable resource for small businesses in Iredell County.
Downtown Statesville Development Corporation staff is available to assist you in setting up meetings with the City of Statesville and Iredell County to understand what is required for each project. Due Diligence is encouraged, especially before signing a lease or purchasing a property.
You've decided on your structure, gotten your license and now you need to assess how much money is necessary for your start-up.
Learn more about the tools to help you plan for your financial needs.
Statesville was established in 1789 by an act of the North Carolina Legislature. The population was recorded as 95 in the 1800 Census. The population was 24,532 at the 2010 census and was estimated at 27,528 in 2019. It is the county seat of Iredell County and is part of the Charlotte metropolitan area.
Iredell County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. According to US Census projections in 2018, the population was 178,435. Its county seat is Statesville, and its largest town is Mooresville. The county was formed in 1788, subtracted from Rowan County. It is named for James Iredell, one of the first justices of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Once you have your idea, have developed a business plan, have your financial projections and needs in order, it's time to physically work on your facility. This is also not an easy task and, if not done properly, can be cause for delays and frustration. It is our hope to offer some helpful advice as to how to open your physical location.
Shannon Viera, President, and CEO is your chamber contact. Shannon can be reached at 704-818-3304 or through email.