In July 2016, the Town’s Economic Development Department hired its first Downtown Development Coordinator. The Downtown Development Coordinator will be working with the Town’s Economic Development to revitalize and redevelop Fuquay-Varina’s downtown districts. The Downtown Development Coordinator will also serve as the Town’s downtown Main Street Director who will be responsible implementing The Main Street Four-Point Approach of Organization, Promotion, Design and Economic Vitality.
The Downtown Development Coordinator will work to create a strengthened downtown Fuquay-Varina’s business climate. This position will be responsible for but not limited to the following day-to-day responsibilities:
Small Business Development - provide existing downtown businesses with technical and financial small business opportunities and resources.
Coordination – effectively communicate town led projects, events and policies with the downtown business property owners & business operators.
Marketing & Public Outreach – will work with downtown businesses to promote downtown as a destination for shoppers, visitors and new businesses.
Quality of Place – work with downtown businesses to enhance the look of downtown to include the landscape, storefronts, etc.
If you are interested in learning more about the Town’s downtown development efforts contact Casey Verburg, Downtown Development Coordinator at 919.753.1040.