University City

The city within a city.

Charlotte’s place to be for education, innovation and growth. Offering a broad spectrum of places to live, operate a business or work with 14 miles of greenway, LYNX Blue Line service to NoDa, South End and Uptown, University City has it all.

Doing Business

The art of Transforming
a Community

From wooded business parks hosting some of Charlotte’s largest employers to a wide spectrum of spaces dotting the LYNX Blue Line, there is a place for your business to locate and expand right here. Superior road and transit infrastructure, direct access to UNC Charlotte’s talent pipeline and access to neighborhoods add to the package that make University City Charlotte’s second largest employment center.

Live, Play,
Learn

Housing choices range from apartments and condos near the LYNX Blue Line, to custom homes overlooking forested greenway trails. You will find international cuisine, festivals, live theater, sporting events, arena concerts and some of the best shopping in the region here in University City.

News

University City Multifamily Development News, November 2022

November 29, 2022 Miami-based Related Group purchased 64 acres at 6540 University City Blvd. from IBM Corp. for $14.5 million, with plans for a multifamily development of 450 apartments and up to 150 townhomes. Pennsylvania-based High Associates is filed a petition to...

6 Things to Know About the Charlotte New Year’s Day 5K

Get a jump on your New Year goals and sign up for the Charlotte New Year’s Day 5K! When: Sunday, January 1, 2023 at 10 a.m. Start: The Shoppes at University Place, 8956 JM Keynes Dr. Finish: 9041 Robert D. Snyder Rd. at UNC Charlotte University City greenways make...

What to do in University City this month

November 2022 Nov. 17, 4-7 p.m. – Galleries Reception for Compound Nov. 19, 3:30 p.m. – UNC Charlotte football vs. Louisiana Tech Nov 19, 9-11 a.m. – Genealogy 101 at University City Regional Branch Nov. 20, 1 p.m. – UNC Charlotte women’s basketball vs. VCU Nov. 24 -...

Keith Stanley Hired as New President & CEO

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UNIVERSITY CITY PARTNERS ANNOUNCEMENT Keith Stanley Hired as New President & CEO CHARLOTTE, NC, November 7, 2022– University City Partners (UCP) has announced that Keith Stanley will become its new President and CEO beginning...

A New Regional Library is Coming to The University City Town Center

University City Regional Library Will Relocate to University Place Alongside Current and Upcoming Developments We are beyond excited to share that University City will welcome a new library in spring 2025. The Mecklenburg County Board of County Commissioners voted...

African Art on a Mission

Step inside Cal Ganda’s University City art gallery and you enter into a colorful world of African culture and heritage.  Bright oranges, yellows, and reds pop from paintings lining the walls—elephants and zebras, leopards and lions. Smooth stone sculptures depicting...

University City Partners Statement on Centene East Coast Headquarters

CHARLOTTE, NC, August 19—Today, University City Partners released a statement about a change of plans for Centene’s East Coast headquarters in Charlotte. Statement: Centene saw the value University City presented for their investment plans in the Charlotte region....

Annual Meeting 2022: Honoring our Community Leaders

On August 3, University City Partners held its annual meeting, recognizing local businesses and community leaders for impacting the lives of those who live, learn, and play in University City. Please help us congratulate these amazing partners! Pictured above, from...

Meet Matthew Steele, the University City artist behind the future J.W. Clay Boulevard Streetscape Project

On Tuesday, June 28, artist Matthew Steele will connect with University City residents in a virtual event to discuss his plans and gather insight for the City of Charlotte-funded J.W. Clay Boulevard Streetscape project. Here, Steele discusses where he is in the...