Economic Development

Available Sites & Buildings

View the list of available buildings and sites in the Mount Airy area.

Westwood Industrial Park

Westwood Industrial Park is located in Mount Airy, NC off US 52. Tenants include L.S. Starrett, Insteel Industries, Andrew Pearson Design and Renfro Corporation.

Accessibility

  • Accessible by US 52 to Westlake Drive to Boggs Drive
  • 45 miles from Winston-Salem
  • 9 miles from I-77 in Surry County
  • 5 miles from I-74
  • 60 miles to Piedmont Triad International Airport, Greensboro, NC
  • Active site for Foriegn Trade Zone 230

Utilities

16″ Water Line Provided by: City of Mount Airy
12″ Sewer Line Provided by: City of Mount Airy
Electric Service is provided by Duke Energy
Telecommunication services are provided by Century Link, Surry Communications and Spectrum
Natural Gas provided by Frontier Natural Gas.

Piedmont Triad West

Piedmont Triad West Corporate Park is a certified park located within the corporate limits of Mount Airy, NC. The park consists of more than 300 acres zoned for industrial and commercial development. Current tenants include Willow Tex LLC, Mayberry Learning Center, Rock Solid Dimensional Stone and Central States Manufacturing.

  • PTW is a certified site that is “shovel ready” for immediate development
  • Access off I-74 in Mount Airy, NC
  • Active site for Foreign Trade Zone 230
  • Connections to I-40, I-85, I-77 in less than one hour
  • All utilities available at the site: Water, Sewer, Natural Gas, Electric
  • 40 miles to Winston-Salem, NC
  • 57 miles to Piedmont Triad International Airport, Greensboro, NC
  • 102 miles to Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Charlotte, NC

Utilities

16″ water line at the site provided by Mount Airy, NC
12″ sewer line at the site provided by Mount Airy, NC
6″ natural gas line at the site provided by Frontier Energy
Electric service provided by Duke Energy or Surry-Yadkin Electric
Telecommunication services provided by Surry Communications, Spectrum and Century Link
Commercial Lots also available


Piedmont Triad West Industrial Park


Opportunity Zone

The State of North Carolina has designated a growth zone in the southern part of Mount Airy which is eligible for enhanced economic incentives to stimulate new investment and job creation. View map (PDF) or Search map here

New Markets Tax Credit

The U.S. Department of the Treasury's New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program (PDF) permits taxpayers to receive a credit against Federal income taxes for making qualified equity investments in the southern part of Mount Airy.

City Facilities

Stewarts Creek, Lovill's Creek, and Ararat River supply the city with an abundant amount of water. The city's two water plants are permitted for 8.5 million gallons per day (MGD) of production and currently produce approximately 3.6 MGD with a similar volume of the waste water facility plant which has a maximum flow of 7 MGD. Mount Airy has the largest open faced granite quarry in the world.

Westwood Industrial Business Park and Piedmont Triad West Corporate Park are located in the Piedmont Triad Foreign Trade Zone Number 230 with acreage and city services available.

Incentive Grants

Incentive grants are offered to companies by Surry County and the City of Mount Airy based on net new taxable investments and job creation in the community that pay above average county wage.

Additional Information

For more information regarding Economic Development visit the Surry County Economic Development Partnership website or contact the City Manager, Stan Farmer at sfarmer@mountairy.org or 336-786-3502.