N.C. Main Street Success Stories
Since the program began in 1980, North Carolina Main Street downtowns have experienced:
- A gain of $2.06 billion in new investment*,
- A net gain of 18,300 jobs* and 4,300 businesses*, and
- Renovation of 4,600* buildings and 4,700 facades*.
* As of June 2013
Nationally, Main Street communities have had more than $55.7 billion of cumulative public and private investment in their downtowns.
You can read more about the Office of Urban Development's latest program activities and community accomplishments in the 2011-12 Main Street Annual Report.
2012 N.C. Main Street Award Winners and Champions
Outstanding downtown projects and individuals who have made significant contributions to the success of their local downtowns were honored at the 2013 N.C. Main Street Ceremony in Salisbury.
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