How to Open a Business in Chapel Hill
Whether you're just starting your search or have identified your location for your business we want to be a resource making your opening process smooth and efficient. Call or email Meg McGurk at the Downtown Partnership (919-967-9440 / firstname.lastname@example.org) to assist you.
- Chapel HIll Economic Development Office: info on current developments, economic data, business license, current market studies, and business news for Chapel Hill.
- nfo regarding Town of Chapel Hill ordinances, land use, zoning, and permit information.
- SCORE: Free business advice for start-ups
- Launch Chapel Hill offers a business accelerator program, co-working, and small office spaces for lease.
- Economomic & Community Development for Carrboro
- Chapel Hill Small Business & Technology Development Center: Offering business assistance, consulting, and financial planning.
- Durham Tech Small Business Center: Offering business consulting, technical assistance, access to resource libraries.
- Demographic information and data for all of Orange County, NC
- Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce
- Orange County Economic Development Office: Offering business relocation and retention services, information on commercial space availability, and a small business loan & grant programs.
- Entrepreneurs & Small Business Funding Portal: A funding guide for entrepreneurial and small business research and development funding information, resources, and services for UNC-Chapel Hill researchers and other community-based innovators.
- Small Business E-Research Center: UNC's online reference library for small business needs. Available to all NC residents with access permission.
- Town of Chapel Hill Inspections and Building Permits
- Town of Chapel Hill Economic Development Data & Studies