Holly Springs provides a climate where a wide variety of businesses thrive with economic opportunity for all.
1. 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, Clean Tech & Smart Grid and Corporate or Divisional headquarters.
Initiative 1.2: Pursue site-readiness programs and infrastructure investments to boost the attractiveness of the Town’s strategic sites.
Initiative 1.3: Be a development resource to support, sustain, and grow small businesses, start-ups, and entrepreneurs.
2. Create a vibrant downtown center.
Initiative 2.1: Facilitate multi-modal accessibility to the downtown center, with an emphasis on walkability, pedestrian and bicycle safety.
Initiative 2.2: Enhance place-making in the downtown area through beautification, branding, and artistic elements.
Initiative 2.3: Explore interest and models for a Downtown Village District Business Consortium that provides an opportunity for the downtown business community to connect, collaborate, and liaise with the Town.
3. 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.
Initiative 3.3: Connect strategic partners in the development community that facilitate life science, laboratory, and industrial flex space to support growing demand.