A Message from Mayor Mitch Colvin

Economic Development for All

“I want to personally thank you for your interest in our city. Fayetteville is the 6th largest city in NC. We’re located just 30–45 minutes from the Research Triangle region, 60 minutes from the heart of the capital city of Raleigh and just 90 minutes northwest of the beaches and ports of Wilmington. Fayetteville is a short 45 minutes from the world class golf courses in Pinehurst and Southern Pines.

Our city is proud to be the home of Fort Bragg Army Base which houses our Special Forces and the 82nd Airborne Division. We like to say, “when the world dials 911 Fort Bragg is on the other end.” Fort Bragg also has the distinction of being the largest military installation in the world by population.

“We enjoy beautiful lakes, rivers, botanical gardens and museums. However, like many cities across America, Fayetteville has communities and neighborhoods that are distressed and could benefit from private capital investment. We are seeking creative ways to leverage the Federal Opportunity Zone Program as an important part of our economic development strategy. The creation of jobs, investment in infrastructure, and development of affordable housing are key components in our effort towards building a stronger community.

The new tax incentive presents us with an opportunity to drive long-term private investment into low-income communities. The City of Fayetteville is poised to use its resources along with this incentive to make an unparalleled impact on the most underserved and disinvested neighborhoods.

The prospectus provides a glimpse of Fayetteville and of projects that will catalyze the growth of our city. Private investment will help us achieve our vision of elevating our neighborhoods and of building more sustainable communities where all citizens benefit and participate.”
Opportunity Zone Investment Prospectus for Fayetteville, North Carolina

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