Starting Your Business Tools, resources, and information for Downtown Salisbury business owners

Starting a business

Planning to start a new business in Downtown Salisbury? Here are a few resources to help:

Downtown Salisbury offers an original main street experience! We have walk-able streets, multiple historic districts, unmatched connectivity, and prime access to talent. Centrally located between Charlotte and Greensboro, we are a hub for commerce. Downtown Salisbury is a sound investment.

A new program with the potential to attract investment capital into low-income areas of North Carolina was created by recently passed federal tax legislation, known as The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R.1). North Carolina Opportunity Zones will offer qualified investors certain tax benefits when they invest unrealized capital gains into these areas.


Business & Development Resources

DSI Stakeholder Forms
City Business Registry & Development Services “One-Stop Shop”
Rowan County Inspections Department
Rowan County Chamber of Commerce
RCCC Small Business Center
Rowan County Tourism & Visitors Bureau
Rowan County Economic Development Commission
NC Dept. of Commerce: Main Street & Rural Planning Center
Economic Development Partnership of NC: Business Link NC
NC SCORE Mentoring Chapters
Self-Help Small Business Loans
U.S. Small Business Administration