The Economic Development Division is responsible for implementing programs and services that (1) attain job creation and retention and (2) for increasing income within the city by attracting higher-wage job opportunities. Specific division programs include:
Business development, recruitment and support
Wilmington, N.C. is an ideal community in which to live and work, offering unparalleled quality of life an exceptional business climate.
Small Business Loan Programs
The Small Business Loan program provides loans for small business development. Take a moment to view our program information.
The Parking Management Program oversees almost 3,000 spaces of metered, parking lot and deck parking in downtown Wilmington. Learn how easy it is to park in Wilmington’s historic downtown.
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