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New Tide Dry Cleaners will offer glimpse of the future

New Tide Dry Cleaners will offer glimpse of the future

Henry and David Atkins have developed commercial real estate for many years. Even so, Henry Atkins is excited about their University City project: the state’s first Tide Dry Cleaners. The stone-trimmed building at The Arbors on Mallard Creek Church Road will house...

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Innovation Park grows and, well, innovates

Innovation Park grows and, well, innovates

Nothing ever stays the same here at Innovation Park. It’s been our home now for 15 months and we are constantly basking in the changes. As we prepare to move into another wing, we want to give you an update, especially since so many people have worked in the former...

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$10 million addition in the war on cancer

$10 million addition in the war on cancer

CMC-University patients soon will have easier access to powerful tools for fighting cancer. Work started in July on a one-story addition along Tryon Street for University Radiation Therapy Center, now located at a nearby office park. The $10 million project includes...

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Meet Jordan Harris

This month, UCP welcomed Jordan Harris as the Director of Community Development and Outreach. With over a decade of community relations experience in various roles, most recently serving as the associate director of community relations at UNC Charlotte. In her new...

We’re Back…with a Vision!

University City Vision Plan – Connecting: People. Places. Nature. The growth and development being realized in University City is nothing short of transformational.  Major investments in transportation and mobility infrastructure, thousands of new rooftops, new...

University City launches Barton Creek Greenway Native Meadow

By Azania Herron University City Partners, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Botanical Gardens and North Carolina Native Plant Society have partnered to install Barton Creek Greenway Native Meadows, a community native plant project in University City. On April...

New Farmers Market to open Oct. 3 at University Place

University City Partners announces the opening of University City Farmers Market on Oct. 3 around the lake at The Shoppes at University Place. Shoppers will find fresh local produce, food preparation programs and live entertainment. Open every Saturday in October The...

University City Wine Fest to Offer Socially Distanced Activities

New This Year: Wine on the Water and a Boutique Dining Experience.  Greystar University City Wine Fest will return this fall at multiple locations around the lake and boardwalk at Shoppes at University Place. The fourth annual festival will take place from September...

Where Will They Play?

We need more parks now – YOU CAN HELP A crisis caused by Charlotte’s explosive growth and government inaction threatens one of the most important assets of every truly livable city – public parks.   A recent nationwide study revealed that Charlotte has the least...