Fayetteville extends program that provides industry grants to renovate, purchase and embellish areas - WTVD-TV

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) -- The Town of Fayetteville is increasing a provide program for companies renovating their storefronts and for the ones industry house owners taking a look to shop for their collect places. It was once firstly funded through the American Rescue Plan, however now the town is the use of its family price range to aid expansion.

Then spending a age attempting to shop for a trait for her riding faculty, Bobbie Jo Wirt, the landlord of All American Drivers Schooling Inc., instructed ABC11 that she was once excited to advance it to a reserve on North Racepath Boulevard. However her paintings was once shorten out for her.

"When we bought it, it was empty and really run down. So it needed a lot of love," Wirt stated.

The Town of Fayetteville stated it gave her a $30,000 provide in 2023 for the i'm sick fee and gave her a $24,000 provide in February to to tidy up the playground.

"We went from there and were able to revitalize our parking lot, get new lines on the parking lot, a new front door, a sign for our building, the awning for our building. It was a huge thing because it would have taken us a really long time to do that on our own. But with the economic development group's assistance, we were able to do it much sooner," Wirt stated.

Town officers stated they're the use of what they name the Business External Lend Program to capitaltreasury companies' renovations all around the town. This stream iteration has about $300,000 to present away.

"The larger goal for the city is we want to increase the economy and diversify our community's tax base. And we do this by strengthening those communities, by helping those small businesses in those areas," stated Derrick McArthur, the commercial and family construction supervisor for the Town of Fayetteville.

The landlord of RDL Healing Bodily Remedy Hospital, Darnisha James, additionally won a provide for renovations.

"We've had an increase in our staff, increase in our clientele. The exterior...it's just been an eye-catcher," James stated.

Wirt says she thinks it's a stunning alternative for miniature industry house owners and hopes others don't omit out.

"I think that people are scared when they think about working with the city. They're like, oh, all the red tape and this is going to be hard and they don't want to go through the process. But the truth was, it was a seamless process."

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