We Are a Community of Innovators

The Innovation Quarter is where a welcoming, diverse community and a unique mixed-use environment spark creativity and collaboration.

Two innovators in Winston-Salem's Innovation Quarter discussing their next idea.

Innovation Quarter, Winston-Salem, NC

Innovation Quarter is unique. Its downtown location is the urban backdrop for a culturally diverse and creatively rich community, creating an inviting, collaborative hub where innovators explore personal and professional ambitions.

The Innovation Quarter is an innovation district that brings together multiple facets of life in the Winston-Salem and Piedmont Triad area. Its intentionally inclusive environment welcomes all citizens while inspiring innovative thinking and providing resources to actualize creative ideas.

What Makes the Innovation Quarter an Innovation District?

An innovation district is a mixed-use hub of innovation, creativity and economic activity. It’s a densely populated area that encourages connection through proximity. The Innovation Quarter is one of the country’s leading innovation districts. It has successfully fostered an innovation ecosystem that allows startups, growth companies, research and education to live, work, play and thrive. Innovation can’t happen in silos—and the Innovation Quarter is a nexus ripe for collaboration.

Happening this Week in the
Innovation Quarter

Regenerative Medicine Essentials Course 2024

The Regenerative Medicine Essentials (RME) summer course, co-led with the Regenerative Medicine Foundation, is taught by prominent experts and provides a comprehensive foundation of this exciting field through lectures, special presentations, interactive…
Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education

Rockin’ Moroccan

The Rockin’ Moroccan was created from the pure simplicity of a love for food. Founded by Food & Pastry Chef Amina Guennoun who hails from Morocco, The Rockin’ Moroccan offers authentic Moroccan…
Bailey Park


Picnic in the Park

Signature event
Step out of your routine and enjoy a midweek picnic and the heartfelt melodies of the local band, Unwritten. This month’s Picnic in the Park will feature Unwritten’s mix of country, 90s,…
Bailey Park


Lease or Build in the Innovation Quarter

Whether you’re an established company or a fledgling start-up, the Innovation Quarter is a place for you to thrive. From developmental spaces and workspaces to suit all sizes to residential and recreational amenities for you and your employees, any company can grow in the Innovation Quarter’s growing innovation district.

Lab space at Innovation Quarter

Office and Lab

Space options range from private offices to 3,000-square-foot suites. For larger and growing companies, 5,000-20,000-square-foot suites are also available.

Offices of 525@vine

Coworking Spaces

Intentional spaces set aside for businesses that may need something smaller yet desire the same vibrant, innovative environment as larger businesses.

Cashing out at the Butcher's Block


Support for a budding ecosystem of restaurants, retail and service companies.

Link Apartments


From renovated factories and historic buildings to state-of-the-art constructions with the latest amenities, there’s a loft, apartment or condominium to fit every lifestyle.

Development site at Innovation Quarter

Development Sites

Sixty acres of development opportunities, including 28 shovel-ready acres in a prime location, available for your company to make its mark.

Innovation Quarter Phase II

See into the future of the Innovation Quarter as we break ground on infrastructure work for this new phase of development.

The 28-acre addition will make way for ten proposed buildings encompassing 2.7 million square feet inviting in a variety of mix uses including clinical space, science and technology labs, office, retail, hospitality and multi-family residential spaces.

It’s everything you’ve come to enjoy and be inspired by in the original Quarter—only expanded.

Michael Suggs is President of the Goler Community Development Center in Winston-Salem's Innovation Quarter.

Tenant Directory

Explore all the Innovation Quarter has to offer and meet the variety of real-life people—entrepreneurs, restaurateurs, students and artists—who call this place home.