University City developments are making headlines

University City Gateway is one of 3 developments announced near the University City Boulevard light-rail station

University City Gateway is one of 3 developments announced near the University City Boulevard light-rail station

Several announcements about developments along our future LYNX Blue Line Extension and within University Research Park have made headlines recently in The Charlotte Observer and the Charlotte Business Journal. Here is a quick overview and links for further information.

Transit Oriented Development

University City Gateway mixed-use development – Developer plans mixed-use University City Gateway near University City Boulevard transit station. Details:

University City Community Apartments – Two rezonings by the same investment group could bring 1,000 apartments and other uses to North Tryon Street beside University City Boulevard transit station. Details:

University Research Park

Red Ventures growth plans – The Charlotte Business Journal reports that the fast-growing internet marketing company plans to triple its work force here by 2017.

Rendering of proposed Creekside Corporate Center

Rendering of proposed Creekside Corporate Center

Creekside Corporate Center – Exeter Property Group, which recently gutted and refurbished a four-story office building on Research Drive, is marketing a new 250,000 SF office development in University Research Park.


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