Doing Business

Rocky Mount’s historic downtown offers a mix of retail, antique stores, restaurants, and service businesses, reflecting the town’s diversity, strong sense of community, and ideal geographic setting.

Why Downtown Rocky Mount?

Downtown Rocky Mount fosters creative innovation. Rocky Mount’s cultivation of a creative economy has become a dominant economic driver in northeastern North Carolina and has positioned Rocky Mount at the forefront of an economic development movement that is receiving national attention.

Rocky Mount’s Downtown Development Office supports all current and future business ventures by providing resources and connecting investors and entrepreneurs to the information they need to be successful. 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, the following links will help you get started.


Whether you’re new to the area, or new to the business world, starting a business can be intimidating, but we’ve got you covered! Find out about grant opportunities, available properties downtown, historic tax credits and more to make your business as successful as possible in the CHARM of downtown Rocky Mount!
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Want to know more about Rocky Mount and doing business here? Find out more information about our great city, such as Rocky Mount quick facts, recent city projects downtown, market study information, business directory and links to other great sources of information, such as the Chamber of Commerce.
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