Economic and Business Development

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To cultivate and foster the development of a vibrant city that has a strong, diverse and viable local economy for Fayetteville's residents, businesses and visitors. The City of Fayetteville recognized that Economic Development at its core is about building, enhancing and sustaining a community which values and invests in its human, physical, cultural, social and financial capital. The mission of Economic and Business Development is attracting and supporting private investments; increasing employment opportunities; wages and personal income and supporting existing as well as attracting new high quality retail, commercial and industrial enterprises throughout the City, with a particular emphasis on redeveloping under performing corridors and catalyst sites. To do so, we must further expand our local incentives portfolio, assist a diversity of business interests with a wide range of needs, and continue to work with our partners in order to bring about a higher level of prosperity, job growth and expanded economic and entrepreneurial development opportunities throughout the City of Fayetteville. 

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Do You Want to Open a Business?

The City of Fayetteville’s Economic & Business Development Department provides access to commercial site and building inventories to ensure the correct location for your business.

Do You Want to Expand Your Business?

We connect you to capital access and assist with the regulatory process to help businesses expand and grow.

Do You Want to Know More About Opportunities?

A strong sense of community, an experienced workforce, and many locations make possibilities endless.

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