November 6, 2019 – Holly Springs, NC - Arriving by helicopter today, site selectors who represent some of the country’s top life science companies chose Holly Springs as their only landing stop in the Triangle area. They are looking for the best locations in North Carolina for their clients to expand their businesses. Site selectors met with the Holly Springs Economic Development team to learn more about available properties in town. If Holly Springs is chosen by one of the companies represented, it could bring thousands of new jobs to our area.
"Because of all our hard work and foresight, Holly Springs has some of the most attractive land in Wake County set aside for business development," said Irena Krstanovic, Holly Springs Director of Economic Development. "The success of Seqirus in Holly Springs shows that we have a proven track record with life science companies and we are always looking to add major employers to our business park."
The site selectors were in North Carolina as part of the 35th anniversary of the North Carolina Biotechnology Center. Started in 1984, the Biotech Center formed as a catalyst to grow North Carolina's life science strengths. Today, more than 700 life science companies call North Carolina home.