Calvin Shomaker | The Daily News
The total combined economic impact of the ENC installations grew by a billion dollars from $5.5 billion in 2017 to $6.5 billion 2019. All three bases saw economic impact growth with Camp Lejeune leading the way up $800 million from 2017 to a total of $3.9 billion.
The Daily News recently received the 2019 economic impact reports for Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and Air Stations New River and Cherry Point. Here are the numbers that stood out when comparing the data to 2017’s report.
The area which saw the largest increase in economic activity among the installations was construction. Total construction spending for the three bases more than doubled from 2017 to over half a billion dollars while total costs