Economic Prosperity & Diversity

Economic Prosperity & DiversityHolly Springs provides a climate where a wide variety of businesses thrive with economic opportunity for all.  

Enhance, attract, and engage diverse economic development opportunities.

  • Initiative 1.1: Concentrate business recruitment efforts in the target industries of Wake County Economic Development, specifically Life Sciences, Advanced Manufacturing, IT & Technology, and Clean Tech & Smart Grid.
  • Initiative 1.2: Pursue site-readiness programs and infrastructure investments to boost the attractiveness of the Town’s strategic sites.
  • Initiative 1.3: Host a collaboration event for local entrepreneurs in conjunction with WRAL Techwire to build business partnerships and showcase opportunities in Holly Springs.

Create a vibrant downtown center.

  • Initiative 2.1: Update Downtown Development Incentives Policy and associated development tools to attract mixed-use housing, office, employment, shopping and entertainment opportunities.
  • Initiative 2.2: Facilitate multi-modal accessibility to the downtown center, with an emphasis on walkability, pedestrian and bicycle safety.
  • Initiative 2.3: Be a development resource to small businesses, start-ups and artisans that provide unique experiences and products.

Seek partnerships to drive economic development.

  • Initiative 3.1: Proactively engage with the Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce, Wake County Economic Development, and other strategic business partners to promote the advantages and opportunities of doing business in Holly Springs.
  • Initiative 3.2: Attract business partners that support amateur sports, hospitality and leisure tourism activities.