The Midway Business Center is Chapel Hill-Carrboro’s first small business incubator. It is the economic development arm of EmPOWERment, Inc’s mission. The project includes over 6,000 square feet of affordable office and retail space, access to shared business equipment and strong support to build locally owned businesses. The Business Center is located in the Midway, the historically Black Business district connecting Chapel Hill and Carrboro.

Our Mission

The Midway Business Center helps new and emerging businesses grow into strong local employers while promoting the redevelopment of the Midway Business District.

Amenities in the midway business center Include:

  • Affordable, attractive office spaces

  • A central location in downtown Chapel Hill

  • Community Resource Center

  • Small business expertise

  • Business development services

  • Conference room with kitchenette

  • Free customer parking

  • 24-hour building access

  • Mailbox

  • Access to internet, fax and copier

  • On-site building management