Category: Economic Development

Three New Retail Tenants Coming to Winston-Salem’s Innovation Quarter

Three retail tenants have signed space at Link Apartments® Innovation Quarter, adding more options to Winston-Salem’s exciting Innovation Quarter neighborhood. Cycle Your City, DeBeen Espresso, and The Butcher’s Block are all small, independently owned businesses that will enhance the live/work/play Innovation Quarter neighborhood. Photo: Daniel Amick Photography Cindy Christopher, principal/broker at Christopher Commercial, represented building… Read More »

Truliant Purchases Former Hanes Mall Macy’s Site

To accommodate its fast growing needs for additional space, Truliant Federal Credit Union announced that it has purchased the former Macy’s retail store space at Hanes Mall in Winston-Salem, N.C. Truliant closed on the purchase of the 154,000 square foot store in June. The space was originally owned by the Thalhimers department store chain in… Read More »

Forsyth County Small Businesses Receive Grants for COVID 19 Recovery

Dozens of local small businesses are receiving relief grants through a community-supported fundraising campaign. A total of 87 businesses have been awarded a Small Business Relief Grant through a program coordinated by Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. and the Downtown Winston-Salem Partnership. Grant Recipients The grant program was initiated to assist local small businesses in the recovery… Read More »

Mid Sized Metros Like Forsyth County Gain Appeal

Many workers have left America’s largest metro areas in the past three months. Some of them will not be going back. According to the Wall Street Journal article titled “When Workers Can Live Anywhere, Many Ask: Why Do I Live Here?” anywhere from 3 to 10 percent of the workforce in large cities like New… Read More »

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. Announces Senior Vice President of Economic Development

Following a nationwide search, Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. is pleased to announce Laura Johnson Lee as the organization’s Senior Vice President of Economic Development. Laura will lead a division whose charge is to recruit new business and industry, develop new businesses, and support existing businesses with retention and expansion needs. Laura will serve as a member… Read More »

Carolinas Alliance COVID 19 Match Website

The Charlotte Regional Business Alliance and Skookum announced today the launch of the Carolinas Alliance COVID-19 Match Site. The two-state collaborative program is dedicated to matching the needs of the Carolinas’ healthcare providers, businesses and government organizations with manufacturers, vendors, suppliers and talent who can help deliver crucial supplies and Personal Protection Equipment. Greater Winston-Salem,… Read More »

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