Beaufort County Economic Development is a department of Beaufort County Government established to facilitate the creation of new and better jobs and investment in Beaufort County. Its core mission is to recruit and expand businesses in Beaufort County by establishing programs to retain and nurture existing businesses, work in partnership to create both intellectual and physical capacity in the community and market the community for new business. Here on our website, you will find extensive information on starting or doing business in Beaufort County, along with a listing of available buildings and sites. The department works closely with its local, regional and state partners, both public and private, to fulfill its mission. Economic Development also leases a 12,500 sq. ft. building from the Beaufort County Committee of 100 for its administrative offices. In addition, the building is used as a training venue and an incubator for start-up businesses.