Economic Development

Chamber of CommerceThe Wake Forest Chamber of Commerce's Economic Development Program has been heralded as a model for other municipalities to follow. For a more detailed market analysis, or more information about the program, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 919-556-1519 or visit their economic development website.


Facts & Figures
Wake Forest is home to more than 30,000 people. Its population has more than doubled in the last 10 years. As the number of residents continues to grow, so does the level of education and affluence. 


Economic Indicators
The Wake County economy is strong and vibrant, and it is projected to remain healthy even as so many areas of the country are struggling. 


Major Employers
Wake County Public Schools, CenturyLink and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary have the largest number of employees among Wake Forest employers.


Available Properties
Perform a search to see a sample of the many great properties the Wake Forest area has to offer.


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)