DFI has been engaged in over 100 projects of varying size and scope in over 70 communities throughout the state. The examples below illustrate some of DFI’s past and current work.


Building reuse and downtown revitalization

Wilmington, North Carolina: Water Street Parking Deck


Master planning and execution

Shallotte, North Carolina: Riverfront Town Center Project


Master planning and visioning

Reimagining Broughton


Community and neighborhood development

Kinston, North Carolina


A Quintessential DFI Project

Albemarle, North Carolina


A Long-Term, Large-Scale Vision

Kannapolis, North Carolina



For more information about the Development Finance Initiative and its services, contact Associate Director Christy Raulli at 919.843.7736 or raulli@sog.unc.edu.