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 Matt Gladdek 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.
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
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