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The Enterprise Center offers start-up and emerging companies an affordable office space and exceptional level of support from the business professionals and organizations as well as faculty from WSSU. Our associates have access to an array of services, including workshops and legal services, one-on-one mentoring and market support. On-site partners include WSSU Center for Entrepreneurship and Forsyth Tech Small Business Center.


The mission of The Enterprise Center is to be a catalyst for business and community collaborations and provide resources and support for “green” ventures in the Triad. The center has a LEED Silver Certification and emphasizes sustainability in its practices and processes.


The first floor serves as a multi-purpose community learning center that houses the WSSU School of Health Sciences, and it features a state-of–the-art simulation lab. The first floor also features a high tech conference center and banquet hall that serves as an ideal venue for community and university functions.



Amenities Include:


• Newly renovated office suites from 100 to 500 square feet.

• A competitive lease rate that includes utilities

• Access to microenterprise loans

• Full time receptionist; copy/fax/scan services

• High-speed and wireless internet

• Access to large and small conference rooms with media capabilities

• On-site business workshops, counseling and legal services

• Attractive common areas and break room

• Free parking for associates and visitors

Welcome to the Enterprise Center

Acacia Inc.

Tel: 336-624-4850

Acacia Services teaches piano lessons, composition, and performance.


BETAA & Associates LLC

Tel: 336-734-6923

BETAA and Associates LLC focus on directing the concepts of individuals, agencies, and organizations and educational institutions into completion and reality.


C.A.L.M. Source



Tel: 336-383-1371
C.A.L.M. Source specializes in mental health services. They provide individual,family, and group therapy sessions.


Carolina Classic Senior Care

Tel: 336-464-3124


Carolina Classic Senior Care is committed to providing high quality, client centered, and affordable home care services.


Center For Study of Economic Mobility

Tel: 336-750-2240



Center For Entrepreneurship - WSSU

Tel: 336-692-5272

To operate as a catalyst in the creation and dissemination of entrepreneurial knowledge through education, research, and community outreach programs.


Cinda Corporation

Tel: 336-383-1740


Cinda Corporation is a certified SBE and MBE national provider of building products and service solutions for construction customers.


Dr. Barby's Fashions & Expressions
Tel: 336-464-3127

Dr. Barby's Fashions and expressions offers beautiful, handcrafted items. She specializes in knitted scarves and hats, floral / feathered brooches, embellished headbands, hair clips, combs and greeting cards. Stop by Dr. Barby's Fashions & Expressions TODAY!


Dream Makers Assisted Living

Tel: 336-734-6905


Dream Makers Assisted Living Services provide outpatient and residential care and treatment for individuals with mental health and Intellectual developmental disabilities.


Forever, The Greatest Opportunity in the World

Tel: 336-734-6908


Helping people achieve their dreams, by providing them the opportunity to own their own business at no cost.


Gilead Group Financial

Tel: 336-734-6906


The Gilead Group Financial specializes in customized insurance solutions to help YOU prepare for life's events.


Hymes Appraisals & Realty Group

Tel: 336-777-8222

Hymes Appraisals & Realty Group is a full service appraisal company. Jesse Hymes is the owner, and he's been in business for 20 years. He does residential appraisals in the following counties: Forsyth, Guilford, Stokes, Davie, Davidson, and Yadkin. He can do a commercial appraisal any where in North Carolina.

IMC Visionz

Tel: 336-734-6920


Providing digital media services like EPKs, YouTube videos, digital marketing content, website development and leader in developing customized digital solutions.


Interfaith Winston-Salem

Tel: 336-554-7313


Interfaith Winston-Salem is an all-volunteer educational group that brings together members of many faith traditions – religious and non-religious – to gain a greater understanding of and respect for each other’s traditions.


J5 Cleaning Solutions LLC.

Tel: 336-734-6909


J5 Cleaning Solutions LLC of the Triad specializes in cleaning homes in the Greensboro, High Point, Burlington, and Winston-Salem area.


J. L. Redford, Inc.

Tel: 336-734-6907


J.L. Redford, Inc. gives top priority to enhance the quality of life for individuals with mental retardation and/or developmental disabilities.


KNEW ERA Consulting PLLC.

Tel: 336-997-4108

Knew Era Consulting provides mental health, substance abuse, and sex offender treatment.


Kirby Counseling Service

Tel: 336-701-6294

Dr. Edwena Kirby with Kirby Counseling Service provides counseling services that help individuals resolve matters of the mind and soul.


L&L Insurance

Tel: 336-793-1505


L&L Insurance Agency  has been proudly serving the Carolinas since 1998. It is a locally owned & operated , bilingual independent insurance agency providing coverage for Auto, Home, Life, Business and more.  Talk to one of their agents today to discuss your needs!


Life Changes

Tel: 336-464-3122


Living Well Family Care


Tel: 336-554-7323

Provides home care for the disabled and elderly


Maximum Enterprises Inc.

Tel: 336-734-6909


Maximum Enterprises Inc. provides general services in all areas of non-profit business consulting.


Mindsight Clinical and Consulting Services

Tel: 336-464-3133

Providing specialized counseling services to people in need and helping them through their times of need.


National Capital Investment Fund

Tel: 336-734-6902


NCIF is business loan fund that provides debt and equity financing to small businesses.



Tel: 336-464-3123


NCLCV is a statewide nonprofit advocating for clean water, healthy air & renewable energy policies.


NIA Community Action Center
Tel: 336-464-3134


Licensed HIV/STD Counseling/Testing Service Provider.


Norwood Architecture & Design

Tel: 336-744-8100


Norwood Architecture & Design handle business development, design and design production, architectural design, code compliance, and coordination with all engineering disciplines.


Paisley High School Alumni Assoc.

Tel: 336-464-3137


The Paisley Alumni Association are here to bridge the legacies of the past to the future, while constructing a better future in our community.


A Primary Choice, Inc.
Tel: 336-464-3128


A Primary Choice Inc. is committed to providing all individuals and families with the best of services to enhance, grow, and maintain a high quality of life.  The needs of each and every individual they serve is first and foremost.


Royalty Photography

Tel: 717-746-8671


Royalty Photography is a full service photography studio specializing in prints, photo books, logos,and canvases.



Tel: 336-464-3135

S. S. M. C. are electricians and electrical consultants. Services provided include: power installation & service, access control & security installation, and low voltage installation and communication wiring.


TATE Consulting

Tel: 336-464-3130


Tate Consulting focuses on leadership development and organizational strategies, and uses its acronym, "T-Tenacity, A-Attitude, T-Teamwork, and E- Execution", to help drive individual and corporate success.


The Big 4

Tel: 336-464-3125




Tel: 336-464-3139


Ujima Community Development Corporation

Tel: 336-734-6913

Ujima CDC works to revitalize communities and enhance the quality of life for neighborhood resident. They are currently working on a 50 unit independent living community for seniors in northeast Winston-Salem. For more information, please call 336-734-6913.


Wilkinson ERA Real Estate

Tel: 336-734-6906


Wilkinson ERA Real Estate is an experienced real estate brokerage firm that provides high quality service to buyers and sellers throughout the Triad area.


Zoe Behavioral Health Services

Tel: 336-734-6911


Zoe Behavioral Health Services provides CAP-MR/DD services to persons with mental and/or developmental disabilities.



To be eligible to lease space and become an Associate of The Enterprise Center, you must be a start-up or emerging for-profit business or not-for-profit organization. A subsidiary or franchise can be an Associate as long as it operates independently.


An applicant must submit a business plan for approval before being accepted as an Associate. Associates must continue to provide financial information to The Enterprise Center as requested on a quarterly basis. An Associate is expected to sign a one-year lease with option to renew.


Click here to view the Associate application.


Click here to view the Conference Room application.


An Associate Can Expect The Following:


◦Support from The Enterprise Center in business fundamentals and economic development tools

◦Mentoring by qualified professionals

◦On-site business workshops, counseling and legal services

◦Networking opportunities

◦Marketing support, including company description on S.G. Atkins CDC website

◦A competitive rental rate, including utilities

◦Furnished or unfurnished office leases

◦Free parking for Associates and visitors

◦Large conference/training room; small conference room

◦Receptionist on duty 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday

◦Access to administrative services at small cost; copier/fax/scanner

◦Attractive common areas and break room

◦High-speed internet access and phone lines

◦Audiovisual equipment

◦Mail box and weekday U.S. mail delivery and pick up

◦Internal mail box

◦FedEx and UPS deliveries and pick up


Business Support Groups


◦Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce Small Business Economic Development Office

◦Winston-Salem State University Center for Entrepreneurship

Ujima CDC seeks tenants for retirement village - WSchronicle

Ujima Community Development Corp. (CDC) is trying to get deposits from 40 potential tenants before it can start construction of Emmanuel Retirement Village.


Ujima held an informational meeting on Monday, June 27, at The Enterprise Center, where the CDC is located. Ujima’s Hobart Jones told attendees the CDC has planned a quality retirement community for those age 62 and over.

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Congratulations To Carol Davis (Executive Director) and The SG Atkins CDC for winning the 2016 Breaking Barriers Fair Housing Award! - April 21, 2016

Enterprise Center renovation provides 25 new offices

The Enterprise Conference and Banquet Center, located at 1922 South Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Winston-Salem, is nearing the completion of an expansive renovation of its bottom level.


The 9,500-square-foot space will include 25 new office spaces, a community computer room, a commercial kitchen and a new reception area. Additionally, the parking lot across the back of the building was expanded. Read More....

The S.G. Atkins Community Development Corporation Revitalizes Neighborhoods near Winston-Salem State University

Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) was founded in central North Carolina in 1892 to teach the children of freed slaves. One of the nation’s historically black colleges and universities, the school currently enrolls 6,200 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels and is known for its programs in the health sciences and education. In 1998, driven in part by its mission to forge “a progressive response to the needs of society,” WSSU established....Read More.....

The Enterprise Center Featured in WS Journal

Enterprise Center: 'We look out for each other'

The Enterprise Center invests in entrepreneurship of all levels. For someone starting a business, this might be the best deal in town!


We offer start up and emerging companies low cost office space with leases between $180 and $940 a month. Our amenities include: free Wi-Fi, phone, utilities, receptionist, parking, conference rooms with media capabilities, and attractive common areas and break room. We also offer: business roundtables, expert workshops, legal services, and counseling.

S.G. Atkins CDC Board of Directors 2018

Jack S. Monell, Ph.D.

WSSU Professor – Justice Studies 218 Coltrane  Winston-Salem, NC 27110

(336) 750-2631



Ms. Rosalba Ledezma

WSSU Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities Management 1600 Lowery Street Winston-Salem, NC 27110

(336) 750-2855



Mr. Allan Younger - Secretary

Director Forsyth Tech Small Business Center Innovation Quarter 525 Vine Street Winston-Salem, NC 27101

(336) 757-3810



Mr. Walter Farabee - President

City Planner, City of Winston-Salem 832 Ferrell Avenue Winston-Salem, NC 27101

(336) 416-5567



Mrs. Virginia Hardesty

Forsyth Seafood Market & Cafe 108 N. MLK Jr. Drive Winston-Salem, NC 27107

(336) 748-0795 Resident of Kernersville, NC



Constance Mallette

WSSU Vice Chancellor, Finance and Administration 601 S. MLK Jr. Drive 103 Blair Hall Winston-Salem, NC 27110

(336) 750-2700



Ms. Evelyn Acree- Treasurer

Executive VP; Business Banking M & F Bank 770 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. Winston-Salem, NC 27101

(336) 722-0200

Ms. Anna Tefft

Commercial Lender Natural Capital Investment Fund 1

922 S. MLK Jr. Drive, Box F Winston-Salem, NC 27107

(336) 734-6902



Mr. Jason Thiel

President Downtown WS Partnership

304 West Fourth Street #2e Winston-Salem , NC 27101

(336) 354-1500


Pastor Alvin Carlisle

Exodus Baptist Church

2000 Wilbur Street Winston-Salem, NC 27107 336-575-9330



Russell Smith, Ph.D.-Vice-President

WSSU, Professor of Geography Residence:

509 Hobbs Road Greensboro, NC 27403

(336) 750-8822 (336) 312-3980



Melicia Whitt-Glover, Ph.D.

WSSU Center of Excellence for the Elimination of Health Disparities

117 F.L Atkins Winston-Salem, NC 27110

(336) 750-8361




Craig Richardson, Ph.D.

WSSU Professor - Economics Center Study of Economic Mobility 1922 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Winston-Salem, NC 27107 (336) 734-6900



Richard G. Moye, Ph.D.

WSSU Professor - Sociology

136 Modular West Winston-Salem, NC 27110

(336) 750-8611


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The Simon Green Atkins Community Development Corporation (SGACDC) is a non-profit organization that strives to foster community-based leadership focused on revitalizing the neighborhoods surrounding Winston-Salem State University.

1922 S.MLK Jr. Dr.,

Winston-Salem, NC 27107

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