New Developments in Raleigh, N.C.

Here are the major new visitor developments that are contributing to the Raleigh area's stature as a modern establishment—the thriving state capital of North Carolina.

Transfer Co. (Some vendors beginning soft opening phases Jan. 2019)

A food hall and market housed in a 43,000-square-foot renovated warehouse in Raleigh's Olde East neighborhood is slated to have a first round of vendors open in early 2019. The project, led by Transfer Development LLC, is a food-focused with a mix of retail goods as well. Tenants include Videri Chocolate FactoryBoulted Bread and Jubala Coffee, Burial Beer Co., Locals Oyster Bar and more. (Rendering pictured in header.) Learn more

Fuquay-Varina Arts Center (Opening early 2019)

The Town of Fuquay-Varina broke ground in March of 2017 on a project that will bring a performing arts theatre, classrooms, studios and more to downtown Fuquay-Varina. The Fuquary-Varina Arts Center, a project that will renovate and expand on an existing building, is expected to take 10 months to complete and cost $3.5 million. The plan, designed by Szostak Design of Chapel Hill, will bring a 300-seat theatre to the new two-story expansion, with capacity for a total of 400 for conferences and speaking events, plus include specialized classrooms for painting, computer media and other types of art, a dance studio, an art gallery and more. Learn more

Moore Square Renovations (Re-opening summer 2019)

One of four public spaces that was designated by the founders of Raleigh in 1792, downtown Raleigh's Moore Square is now in the process of implementing a new master plan that will close the area for approximately one year while construction is in progress. The $12.5 million renovation will include landscaping, construction of a small cafe, a concert area and more. Ground broke on the renovation in early Nov. 2017. Learn more