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,

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.


UCity Lights Parking Map 2023

10th Annual University City Turkey Trot: What You Need to Know 

Start Thanksgiving Day right at the 10th annual University City Turkey Trot on November 23! Register by November 22. Here are a few things you need to know about this year’s race. You don’t have to be a “runner.” This is a 5K walk/run, designed for all of University...

Cybersecurity Tips: How to Keep Your Network Secure

By Nate Delanoy, Sr. Director of Product Management, Segra In Charlotte, NC, 100 business owners participated in a recent Travelers Institute survey giving their perception of cyber threats. Over half (51%) of them view cyberattacks as inevitable, while just under a...

2023 Annual Report

Click here for a PDF version of our 2023 Annual Report.

Spooky Season: Halloween Events in University City

Halloween is just around the corner! From an upscale, adults-only vibe to monster mini golf and parties at Armored Cow Brewing Co., here are a few frightfully fun events happening in and around University City.  Sept. 28-Oct. 31: Howl-o-ween at Great Wolf Lodge Oct....

UNC Charlotte’s International Festival Is Back

After a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic, UNC Charlotte’s International Festival returns. Started in 1975, the event was one of Charlotte’s first intended to celebrate the area’s rich multicultural community. Today the International Festival is one of the largest...

Meet Brittany Anderson, a Teacher on a Mission 

Brittany Anderson is on a mission to change systemic educational challenges, particularly for young Black girls. At 37, the UNC Charlotte professor and University City resident has already won a National Science Foundation grant for over $1 million and was included on...

Join us for an unforgettable holiday experience at the first-ever

UCity Lights Winter Celebration!

UCity Lights Festival Pictures


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