Morgan Street Food Hall

Morgan Street Food Hall, along with some of its tenants, received a Building Up-fit Grant. 

Building Up-fit Grant Cycle Open Through Oct. 10

The City of Raleigh's Building Up-fit Grant encourages growth and development by assisting small business owners with improvements, renovations, and/or additions to their commercial property. 

Qualified improvements include:

  • Mechanical, electrical, and/or plumbing for build-out
  • HVAC, fire suppression, and costs of bringing the building up to code
  • Flooring
  • Lighting
  • Attached fixtures and/or installment of permanent fixtures, accessibility compliance, restrooms, utility upgrades, construction of new walls, and demolition of existing walls
  • Support mechanisms (roofing, foundation, support beams, columns, trusses, etc.)


Staff recommends interested applicants review the new Building Up-fit Grant FAQ! The purpose of the FAQ is to provide detailed answers to commonly asked questions about:

For complete information, visit our Building Up-fit Grant page. Applications will be accepted starting Friday, September 17 to Sunday, October 10. Grant award winners will be notified by Friday, October 29.

See the Grant in Action

Interested in hearing how local businesses have taken advantage of the Building Up-fit Grant video? Hear from Chris Jones of Ship Community Outreach.

Note: information submitted during the screening and application process is subject to public record requests.