Downtown Wake Forest

The heart of Wake Forest is a vibrant downtown area full of charm and southern hospitality.  A mix of independent retailers, restaurants and businesses line the beautiful landscape of Wake Forest’s carefully, preserved historic district. More than 200 surrounding acres are in the midst of revitalization, guided by a strategic and professionally designed Renaissance Master Plan (PDF).

Downtown Wake Forest Video - see for yourself what our thriving downtown has to offer

Downtown Wake Forest Website -  more details about what is going on in downtown

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Wake Forest Economic Development

301 S. Brooks Street

Wake Forest, NC 27587


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Wake Forest among top 10 fastest growing cities in NC!

July 11, 2016

Wake Forest is one of the top 10 cities in NC with the largest population increases between 2010 and 2015.  The 10 cities with the largest population increases between 2010 and 2015 contain 25% of the state’s total population but make up half of the total population growth over the five-year period. 

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