Major Projects

The Crossing at 64

is a mixed use development located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 64 Business and Highway 64 Bypass (future interstate 87). It is approximately five miles from Interstate 95. According to a traffic count by the City of Rocky Mount, approximately 48,500 vehicles pass the site daily. Highway 64 serves as the main route or travelers heading to the northern beaches of North Carolina. As a result, the Crossing at 64 can serve as a destination for both area residents as well as beachgoers.

Edgecombe County Business & Industrial Incubator

The Edgecombe County Business/Industrial Incubator (ECBII) features of 40,000 square feet of space for use as a center for small business development and job creation strategies. Over the years ECBII has transitioned to a workforce development, technology and business development innovation center.

Harambee Square

Renovated in 1994, Harambee Square is RMECDC’s first project. It is a $3 million downtown historic preservation and low-income housing tax credit development investment. Harambee Square consists of 30,650 square feet of mixed-use development designed into 11,800 square feet of commercial/retail space and 18,850 square feet of residential space.

Douglas Block

Douglas Bock Historic Preservation Renovation of the historic African- American business district. RMECDC partnered with the City of Rocky Mount to complete a $7m renovation project. The development consisted of transforming seven historic buildings into residential and commercial usage, and the Booker T. Washington Theatre. RMECDC owns a parcel of land located between Manhattan Building and Booker T. Washington Theatre in the historic downtown Douglas Block Revitalization area.