Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Urban Investment Strategies Center

Creating Pathways to Prosperity

The Urban Investment Investment Strategies Center leads the way in learning how to turn distressed communities into globally competitive ones and preparing students in inner cities and beyond for success in a globally connected world.

The center's research and analysis helps community leaders understand the critical factors that will shape their future. Its initiatives translate that knowledge into model projects others can replicate to become competitive and prosperous.