Downtown Winston-Salem is a Hot Spot for Growth

Local government officials and business leaders recognize that every area within downtown Winston-Salem is a hot spot for future growth and development.  Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, one of the fastest-growing urban-based districts for innovation in the United States, is a perfect example with its more than 170 companies, five local academic institutions, more than 3,700 employees, 1,800 degree-seeking students and more than 8,000 workforce trainee participants.