The Town's Director of Economic Development is responsible for developing and leading activities related to economic development in Fuquay-Varina, including representing the town to new and expanding businesses and cultivating relationships between public & private members of the business community, economic development agencies, and state and regional agencies. The Economic Development Director manages the day-to-day operations of the Economic Development Department and it's Downtown Development Office.
Downtown Development Manager
The Downtown Development Manager is responsible for working to revitalize and redevelop the downtown core of the Fuquay-Varina community. The Downtown Development Manager works to recruit new downtown businesses, support existing businesses, create mixed-use development opportunities, market & promotes downtown businesses and creates community downtown events. The Downtown Development Manager also serves as the NC Main Street Director. The Fuquay-Varina Main Street Director works to stimulate economic development within the context of historic preservation, using a comprehensive approach to downtown revitalization developed by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and utilized by the National Main Street Center to create a well-balanced benefits via The Main Street Four-Point Approach: Organization, Promotion, Design & Economic Vitality.