Holly 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.