Economic Development

Cherokee is open for business…and yours should be here.
You may know us as the home of the Cherokee or perhaps as the sovereign nation of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. Our land is the Qualla Boundary. It is where we live. And work. And play.
But what you may not know are the two most important things that simply make the Qualla Boundary an economic bright spot in the region and a prime spot for retail and service investment opportunities.
And they are…
What is here. And, what is not.
Contact Us
Office of Planning and Development
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians
Ginger Lynn Welch Complex
810 Aquoni Rd.
Cherokee, NC 28719
(828) 497-1679 or (828) 497-1677