Welcome to University City: Charlotte, North Carolina

Every day we have an opportunity to make University City, Charlotte North Carolina a little better. We invest resources in shaping public spaces and planning for a better-built environment because we know that the University City landscape influences the way we live, work, play and learn.  We also put resources into inviting others to invest in this place, whether it’s a headquarters or home.  But building University City hasn’t only been about new development, new businesses, and new road & transit infrastructure.  It’s about building relationships… and building a community.

Great cities and towns have great centers and vibrant places.  Our work in the areas of planning and development, economic development and marketing & communications supports the continuation of University City’s growth as a business center anchored in innovation, a residential area with diverse and welcoming neighborhoods and Charlotte, NC’s epicenter for education.

Business Growth in University City Charlotte

Doing Business

Doing business in University City is all about access and location.

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Living in University City North Carolina

Live Here

Live colorfully in University City’s diverse and welcoming neighborhoods.

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Exploring Charlotte's University City

Explore Here

Explore and discover our attractions, performing arts, and greenways.

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University City Transportation

Getting Around

University City is one of the most easily traversed areas of Charlotte.

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Resources for businesses, communities dealing with the coronavirus pandemic

The NC Main Street and Rural Planning Center has prepared several resources to help businesses and communities respond to the massive challenges created by the coronavirus pandemic. Click on each of the four images and text links below to access downloadable resources. Tips for Small Businesses Tips for Downtown Programs and Community Leaders Tips for Small Businesses needing Customers   Chart of community... read more