Morganton has a wide mix of businesses that comprise the downtown area. With a variety of restaurants, retail, spas and services, downtown Morganton is a lively and active community. While downtown is thriving, there are opportunities for new businesses to open and prosper. The Main Street Office is here to assist businesses. The following are opportunites that would be a good fit in our downtown.
The City of Morganton Morganton Main Street Office develops, oversees and coordinates community and economic development activities as they relate to the downtown district. The Main Street Office maintains a listing of Available Properties, staffs the Downtown Development Association, provides business plan resources and coordinates loan opportunites for downtown business, and more.
The Main Street Office provides business plan information and coordinates loan applications for businesses interested in expanding or moving into downtown Morganton. This section also contains business plans and information about the Small Business Center.
The Morganton Downtown Development Association (a.k.a. DDA), originated in 1985 as a membership based organization for local merchants and business owners in Downtown Morganton, NC.
With a primary focuses of advocacy, lobbying, and sponsorship, membership in the DDA also offers a unique networking opportunity with local business owners who face similar challenges and successes.