Opening a BUSINESS In Fuquay-Varina

Manufacturing, Mixed-Use, Commercial/Retail & Medical

The Town of Fuquay-Varina Board of Commissioners adopted an aggressive economic development strategy in late 2014 that focuses on the recruitment of quality private sector investment from the advanced manufacturing, mixed-use, commercial/retail and medical industries. The Town's Economic Development Department in collaboration with its public & private sector development partners are strategically working to recruit these industries to Fuquay-Varina. 

Click here to learn more about the Town's Development Process.

For more information on expanding or relocating one of these industries to Fuquay-Varina, please contact Jim Seymour, Economic Development Director at or call 919.753.1031.

Small Business Development

The Town's Economic Development Department works with the Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce and the Wake Technical Community College Small Business Center to assist and recruit new small business opportunities to the Fuquay-Varina community. The FV Chamber and Wake Technical Community College should be your first point of contact to learn more about Fuquay-Varina's small business community.

Starting a business in Fuquay-Varina requires you to complete a number of basic steps and make some key decisions. As part of your overall plan, you'll need to select a location, decide on a business structure, and obtain the necessary licenses and permits.

Interested in opening a business in one of Fuquay-Varina's downtown districts? Contact our Downtown Development Department for more information.

Click on the following links to get started in your small business development endeavor: