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.


Welcome, Drew Gaertner!

University City Partners is pleased to welcome Drew Gaertner as our newest team member! Drew will serve as our Senior Manager of Economic & Land Development. As a former member of the Childress Klein Student Managed Real Estate Investment Fund, Drew refined his...

Welcome, Janet Godfrey!

University City Partners is pleased to welcome Janet Godfrey as our new Director of Community Engagement and Strategic Partnerships. What drew you to UCP?  I have had the privilege of working with esteemed organizations in Charlotte, contributing to the development of...

How is University City connected to the FOX Sports NFL Robot?

With the Super Bowl just around the corner, we have the NFL on our minds. Did you know that University City has a fun connection to Cleatus, the FOX Sports NFL robot? The FOX Sports Creative Services team off W.T. Harris Boulevard in Charlotte is responsible for a...

University City Partners 2023 Recap and 2024 Forecast  

Greetings UCP Community, What a ride 2023 has been for University City Partners! I jumped on board in January (time really does fly, doesn't it?), and it's been nothing but positive vibes and exciting changes since then. We nailed some fantastic grants, like the...

Healthy Choices in University City

From choosing healthy foods to taking time to enjoy nature and connect with community, here are a few ways to make healthy choices in University City. Choose healthy food. Learn more about University City's newest prepared health food store, Project LeanNation. Help a...

Spotlight On: Project LeanNation University City

Originally from Detroit, Michigan, Ted Williams, along with Domonique Williams, who's originally from Columbus, Ohio, opened Project LeanNation University City in September 2023. Though the two share a last name, there's no relation. They met through a group of...

Meet Captain Bryan Crum, head of CMPD’s University Division

Originally from central Illinois, Captain Bryan Crum moved to Charlotte as a young child and graduated from Providence High School. He now leads the University division of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.   Recently promoted to captain, Bryan has worked at...


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