Business Development works to enhance the quality of life for all segments of Winston-Salem through development programs. The division provides technical and financial assistance to both small business owners and commercial property owners. The division also works to attract, create and retain jobs, augment the tax base, and assist with small and minority-owned businesses.

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Interested in starting a new business? Currently own a business but need to brush up on some skills? Learn how to successfully plan, open and operate a business at our Small Business Training Program. Topics in the 9-week course include marketing, legal issues, insurance, bookkeeping and taxes, as well as writing a business plan. The class is FREE and open to local entrepreneurs. For more information, read the Business Training Course Brochure 2019 [pdf].

Looking for a new commercial building or land for your business? Consider moving to the Brookwood Business Park which has available properties for lease or purchase. For more information, go to the Brookwood Business Park page.

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