Chapel Hill is a place known for education, but it is also a great community to do business in. Known as the southern part of heaven, with small town charm and big city cultural and athletic events, this is a great place to call home. We also boast one of the best public school systems in the country, world class health care facilities and access to the most talented and well educated employees in the world. 

 
 
 
 

Why Chapel Hill?

There’s a reason people call Chapel Hill the southern part of heaven. Chapel Hill combines small town charm and big city culture. With one of the best public school systems in the country, world class health care facilities and access to the most talented and well educated employees in the world, it's a great place to call home. Thinking about opening, relocating, or expanding a business to Chapel Hill?  We would welcome the opportunity to meet with you, talk to you and help in your decision-making process. Contact us and let us show you how we are Open2You!

THE TOWN OF CHAPEL HILL IS OPEN TO AND FOR BUSINESS

We are Open2You being a part of our business community and desire to help facilitate your interest. We have seen an over 500% growth in commercial building permits from 2011 and projecting onto next year. This means there will be future room for your business and your growth! Chapel Hill is a community of energy, knowledge and creativity. The nation’s first public university, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is the source of much of this energy and innovation, and Chapel Hill boasts one of the best, most educated workforces in the United States. With over 74 percent of its adult population having at least a four-year degree, your company’s work force demands are sure to be met. The Research Triangle Park (RTP) is a short 20 minute drive, providing access to more than 170 pharmaceutical, sustainable technology and biotechnology companies. Come discover for yourself what Chapel Hill has to offer - we are open to business. 

Business Resources & economic development information 

Chapel Hill Incentive Guidelines

Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership

Orange County Economic Development

Chapel Hill Chamber of Commerce 

Town of Chapel Hill