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Castle Branch hopes to make Wilmington location world HQ

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The company hires a lot of UNCW graduates. However, Finley said they expect to hire more experienced workers during this hiring boom. The company hires a lot of UNCW graduates. However, Finley said they expect to hire more experienced workers during this hiring boom.

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Wilmington Business Development is asking New Hanover County to partner with the City of Wilmington in a grant that would allow Castle Branch to expand their current location into their world headquarters.

Castle Branch, which is located near Mayfaire Town Center, does employee background checks and recently grew into screening those in the health care industry.

Castle Branch President Joe Finley told WECT in August of 2012 that he company recently expanded to California, but reiterated that the company is committed to the Wilmington community.

Commissioners in New Hanover County are looking for public feedback on a proposed $250,000 incentive grant for Castle Branch to expand in Wilmington.

The grant would be paid to Castle Branch over a period of five years of the meet certain benchmarks. Castle Branch would have to create an additional 400 jobs as well investing between $9 and $10 million in improvements to their office building.

Commissioners will meet on Monday at 9 a.m. to discuss the issue.

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