Economic Development Business Opportunities

For 55 years, NCEDA has provided a platform for interaction among practitioners, allies and technical experts. The organization strives to connect the diverse patchwork of economic development resources and support systems.  Now that tradition extends to our digital communications, where we help publicize RFPs and RFQs at the request of our members.

Please send any RFPs or RFQs to Torsha ( These will be posted here and also promoted in our bi-weekly e-newsletter.


Downtown Raleigh Alliance (DRA) RFP

Downtown Raleigh Alliance (DRA) seeks proposals from firms experienced and knowledgeable in preparing an economic development strategy for downtowns, business improvement districts and/or municipalities.

The main objective of this work is to craft an economic development strategy for Downtown Raleigh that positions downtown in a way that both builds off Downtown Raleigh’s unique strengths and is responsive to the new economic realities of central business districts.

To ensure consistent response and correct information to all interested parties, potential respondents must submit all questions and requests for clarification in writing to Mary Sell, Project Manager, at