Are you thinking about starting or expanding your business? Are you considering downtown Rocky Mount as a potential location? We’d love to talk to you about your ideas to see how we can help.

Whether you’re looking for available office or retail space, financial resources, assistance with your business plan; or have questions regarding permits, zoning or codes, we have the information available to help you succeed in downtown!


As part of Rocky Mount’s commitment to the success of small business owners, the City has provided the Downtown Development Incentive Grant and the Downtown Business Assistance Program available to all new businesses within the central core of the city with the purpose of assisting with rehabilitation and redevelopment costs. The city provided grants can be viewed below:

Accelerated Façade Improvement Grant Application now available! The Accelerated Façade Improvement Grant promotes exterior repair and improvements to downtown buildings. If you are interested please complete and submit an application to or call 252-972-1101 for more details.

Important: Accelerated Façade Grant applicants are responsible for obtaining the required permits, approvals, and inspections for their projects.

Downtown Investor Guide

The Downtown Investor Guide provides market information about the city as a whole, and provides insight about why new businesses prosper in downtown Rocky Mount.

Available Properties

Now that you know that Rocky Mount is the place for you and your business, please check out the available properties downtown to find the perfect location for you and your business.

Historic Tax Credits

Historic Tax Credits are an excellent way to alleviate the burden of renovation costs to historic buildings, and downtown is a prime place to put these resources to work for you!

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