We welcome you to become part of downtown Raleigh’s renaissance; a mecca for residents, visitors, entertainment, and culture. Downtown Raleigh reports three billion dollars’ worth of investments in public and private sector projects have either been completed, are under construction, or are in the planning stages, including over $835 million of completions since 2008.
Retail flyer – Quick resource for entrepreneurial opportunities in retail or restaurant industry.
State of Downtown Raleigh 2013 Report - Download the ultimate investor's guide to Downtown Raleigh.
To view the report in an interactive booklet form, please click on the icon below.
Developments - Recently completed, under construction, and in the planning stages.
Quarterly economic development report - If you are interested in receiving quarterly updates regarding project announcements and street-level openings, email Paul Reimel.
2012 Downtown Raleigh Alliance Annual Report - DRA mission impact on revitalizing downtown by enhancing its quality of life and contributing to its economic success.
View the economic development video below showcasing the wonderful amenities downtown has to offer to a young audience.
Pedestrian count study - The Downtown Raleigh Alliance partnered with the City of Raleigh to have a downtown Pedestrian Count Study conducted during spring 2011. The study supports economic development programs and infrastructure planning initiatives in strategic areas.
The Retail Market Analysis and Positioning Strategy - Provides a thorough report of the structure of the program, detail information about several consumer groups, as well as a "road map" of recommendations for implementing the program. The Downtown Raleigh Alliance is proudly spearheading a Retail Strategy and Implementation Program to meet its main goal; to develop a retail vision to support existing retailers and engage new retailers that will strategically position the core business district as a shopping destination.
Planning Raleigh 2030 - The City of Raleigh is developing the next comprehensive plan and is responsible for the content of the plan. Learn more about the process, policies, and actions being recommended for downtown Raleigh.
For information on existing incentives, please contact:
Economic Development Manager