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Doing Business in Asheboro

Welcome to your next business venture in Downtown Asheboro! If you're a visionary business owner looking for the perfect location, you've found it. Nestled right in the center of Randolph County and North Carolina, Downtown Asheboro is your ticket to success. With over 162 thriving businesses calling our downtown district home, you can be sure there's something for everyone, creating an irresistible stop-and-shop experience that draws people from across the region. Being strategically positioned near the county's top tourist attractions including the North Carolina Zoo, Downtown Asheboro is a magnet for travelers looking to extend their stay. So, whether you're starting fresh or expanding your empire, set your sights on Downtown Asheboro, where opportunities are endless.

Business Resources

Downtown Asheboro is a great place to do business. Whether you are a seasoned small business owner or you are a first generation entrepreneur, we have resources to help ensure you succeed. Check out the links below for common resources and partners who can help you level up your business. 



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RCC Small Business Center 

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City of Asheboro

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Randolph County Economic Development Corperation

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Randolph County Environmental Health

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Asheboro/Randolph Chamber of Commerce

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Venture Asheboro

Are you ready to talk about your next business idea? Contact Executive Director, Addie Corder for business resources that can help you succeed. 

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Redevelopment Resources

Downtown Asheboro Inc. is dedicated to economic development through historic preservation, and our team has valuable resources for redevelopment including:

  •  Historic Tax Credits: In 2022, Downtown Asheboro was officially listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The district includes a total of 78 contributing structures that contain a combination of business, professional, institutional, retail, warehouse and residential uses and structures dating back to 1903.
    A 20% federal income tax credit, and a 20% state income tax credit is available for eligible projects. 

  • Asheboro Redevelopment Grant: The Downtown Asheboro Redevelopment Grant Program is created to spur economic development in Downtown Asheboro through incentives focused on historic preservation of the architectural character that is unique to Asheboro.  *Currently unavailable at this time.

  • Free Historic Facade Designs: Through a partnership with North Carolina Main Street and UNCG Department of Interior Architecture, fellows of the NC Main Street program provide design assistance for storefront rehabs and the adaptive reuse of upper story commercial spaces to downtown living apartments. These projects involve a mix of archival research, fieldwork documentation, and digital design work, using a variety of design software programs. 


Are you ready to take on your next historic rehabilitation project? Contact Executive Director, Addie Corder for more information about the forementioned programs and available properties. 

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