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City bonds on the ballot will fund several Ucity projects

City bonds on the ballot will fund several Ucity projects

When you go to the polls over the next few weeks, be sure to vote for Charlotte’s general obligation bonds. The $223.8 million in projects that the bonds will fund include several that directly benefit University City – including a new bridge linking the research park to light rail; street improvements to make our business district more walkable; and community improvements at the I-485 Prosperity Village. Here’s a brief overview of the General Obligation Bonds   Transportation Bonds – $118.08... read more
Office sale indicates surging interest in Ucity submarket

Office sale indicates surging interest in Ucity submarket

Charlotte’s hot economy is heating up University City’s office market. The largest multi-tenant office building in University Research Park, Cambridge Corporate Center, just sold for 45% more than what the previous owners paid to buy it just four years ago, the Charlotte Business Journal reports. And that trend will continue, the Journal article adds. The Business Journal says that a joint venture by Arch Cos. And Lakestar Properties paid $63 million for the 339,544 square-foot office center and 53 acres... read more
Celebrate our international CommUNITY on Oct. 27

Celebrate our international CommUNITY on Oct. 27

Keith Family YMCA invites the world and especially University City residents to celebrate our global connections at the 2nd annual CommUNITY International Fall Festival. The free event celebrating togetherness, inclusiveness and acceptance will take place 10 am-2 pm Oct. 27 at the Keith Family YMCA, 8100 Old Mallard Creek Road. DIRECTIONS The festival will include music, dance, bounce houses, family activities, fellowship and refreshments. You do not need to be a YMCA member to take part. The event will... read more
Mohr Partners announces sale of 51.755-acre development site in University Research Park

Mohr Partners announces sale of 51.755-acre development site in University Research Park

DALLAS, TX – September 18, 2018 – Mohr Partners, Inc. has been appointed as the exclusive listing agent to sell a 52-acre development site in northeast Charlotte on behalf of its client Electrolux. Eric Beichler, Managing Principal, said, “This is the largest remaining development track in the University Research Park which is the prime corporate suburban office area in Charlotte.” The site would be attractive for either a build-to-suit office tenant, speculative office developer, or datacenter, as it has... read more
Redevelopment-focused investor buys key part of University Place

Redevelopment-focused investor buys key part of University Place

A Texas-based developer and asset manager has purchased a large part of University Place along JW Clay Boulevard and the lake, reports The Charlotte Business Journal. The buyer, EB Arrow, focuses on renovating and redeveloping older commercial centers located in prime locations. “EB Arrow found their bread and butter at this site, an aging power center supremely located at the center of Charlotte’s second largest employment center and adjacent home of UNC Charlotte with excellent road and transit access,”... read more
This UCity venue is alive with concerts, comedy, dance and more!

This UCity venue is alive with concerts, comedy, dance and more!

One of Charlotte’s best venues for great entertainment this fall is right here at UNC Charlotte. Among the two dozen shows through early December are Shakespeare’s gender-bending comedy, “Twelfth Night,” a stirring choral tribute concert, one-of-a-kind dance performances and concerts featuring jazz, gospel, classical and contemporary music. October performances include:   The Sweet By and By: Choral Reflections on Death 7:30 pm Oct. 15 in Belk Theater at Robinson Hall. The University Chorale performs The Sweet By and By: Choral... read more
Join us at the starting line for Healthy UCity Race Series

Join us at the starting line for Healthy UCity Race Series

The Healthy UCity Race Series is at the starting line for the fall/winter season. Here’s your chance to get or keep fit, make friends and earn a Healthy UCity T-shirt! Races include the University City Turkey Trot; The Run Rudolph Run 5K/10Kand our inaugural New Year’s Day 5K – Run or walk North Tryon Street; ride back on the LYNX!   Why a race series? The Healthy UCity Race Series encourages health and wellness by providing events throughout the... read more
Charlotte Kids Fest was the Best!

Charlotte Kids Fest was the Best!

Great weather, wonderful volunteers, generous sponsors, inspired activities, perfect location and 6,500 guests – many of them under age 10 – made for a super Second Annual Charlotte Kids Fest in University City on Sept. 22. UNC Charlotte, University City Partners, TIAA and numerous other businesses and groups teamed up to present this vast learning event designed especially for children 10 and under. Kids Fest took place in the heart of the university’s Charlotte Research Institute campus, just a... read more

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