A requested has been made for the City to extend the boundaries of the Downtown Business Improvement District (BID) by incorporating property located at 305 N. Edgeworth St. The proposal is expected to be discussed during City Council’s May 19 meeting. Learn more.


The Economic Development Division of the Planning Department manages and performs organizational and individualized constituent services in these core economic development program areas:

  • Economic Development Management & Planning
  • Urban Development/Site Readiness Management & Planning
  • Business Support
  • Partner Assistance & Engagement
  • Incentive Management

Economic Development's primary goals are encouraging investment in Greensboro, facilitating expansion of employment opportunities, and assisting the city’s businesses of all sizes and ages in their efforts to grow and succeed.