Maps, Demos, Economic Impact

Innovation Park in University Research ParkUniversity City is home to 23 Fortune 500 companies, and over 25 energy, research and technology focused companies including TIAA CREF, Electrolux, SPEED, Digital Optics, AREVA, and EPRI, with over 40,000 employees.

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Road, Rail, Power

Adjacent to I-85 and I-485, just 10 minutes from I-77, 15 minutes from uptown Charlotte, and 20 minutes from CLT Airport making the research park an ideal location for international, national and regional headquarters.

University City Road MapLight Rail MapRedundant Power Map

Workforce, Facts, Incentives

University City has evolved to showcase concentrations of businesses in energy, healthcare, technology, and back office. Business is booming in University City as industry stalwarts have remained and new companies have arrived.

WorkforceUC Fact SheetUCP Economic Incentives

K-12, Secondary, Research

A continuum of education from kindergarten through PhD research. UNC Charlotte, with 26,000 students from 80 countries, supporting 80 graduate programs, of which 19 are PhD.

Schools K-12Secondary InstitutionsResearch in University City

Greenways, Medical, Recreation

Home to the largest greenway network in the region with over 28 miles connecting UNC Charlotte to URP, connection to a variety of neighborhoods, parks and the Lynx Blue Line light rail system in 2017.

Greenway MapMedicalRecreation

Shopping, Eating, Lodging

Dozens of restaurants from 11 different countries, housing for students to executives, shopping from local boutiques to IKEA. Sixteen hotels serving the needs of travelers from sports teams to international researchers.

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It’s April! That means free Thursday concerts at University Place!

04/06/2014

Balmy April evenings have returned, and you know what that means – Free Thursday evening concerts return to the lake at University Place! These are great events for all ages,.. Read more

So much to see, do, learn at UNC Charlotte Science & Tech Expo

04/06/2014

More than 3,000 kids and adults filled the mall near UNC Charlotte’s student union last spring for the Science and Technology Expo. People should have twice the fun at this.. Read more

The focus is on fun at University City YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day

04/06/2014

Remember when kids stayed healthy by riding bikes, climbing trees and jumping rope with friends? University City YMCA and several partners are bringing back that wholesome fun at the Healthy.. Read more