Why you'd want to live in Concord
Shopping, speedway, so much more! Concord, Cabarrus County’s largest city, is just 20 miles northeast of Charlotte. The most-popular visitor attraction in the state, according to VisitNC.com, Concord Mills mall has more than 200 stores. And also nearby is the Charlotte Motor Speedway, which is headquarters to many of your favorite NASCAR teams. Downtown houses two live theaters, a museum, two art galleries, library, gourmet French chocolate shop, pottery studio, botanical garden, pedestrian greenway system, plus specialty shops and a variety of restaurants. The commute into Charlotte is easy, but if you’d like to work locally, Concord is home to employers such as Shoe Show, Inc., Celgard LLC, Connextions, Roush Fenway Racing, Sysco Foods, S&D Coffee, and Carolinas HealthCare. You’ll find a wide range of home styles in Concord, from subdivisions at every price point, to the 19th and 20th century historic homes along North and South Union streets and Edgewood Avenue. The Old Courthouse Theater, the Cabarrus Arts Council and numerous local civic and arts groups give you plenty of cultural options. The Cabarrus Arena hosts concerts, trade shows and national sporting events. Don’t miss the McInnis Aquatics Center, which offers lessons and water aerobics to the public. The Recreation Department has adult softball and basketball leagues, plus kickball, flag football, tennis, golf, soccer and more.