Closing Session & Lunch: Crane Watch

February 24, 2023 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time Raleigh Convention Center, Ballroom B
Open to All Attendees
This fast-paced program is a great way for our members to learn about innovative and exciting new projects under construction within North and South Carolina. Five developments have been selected and, while the timer is running (6.5 minutes per project), the developer will share their mini-case studies of their projects including the development and the lessons learned, photos, site, and floor plans, and the development timeline, in addition to site, building and financial data.
Morrison Yard – Origin Development Partners (Charleston, SC) – Located in the vibrant north Morrison Drive corridor (NoMo), Morrison Yard sits at the base of the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, offerin breathtaking views of Charleston’s waterfront, and providing a direct link between the Ravenel Bridge pedestrian/bike walkway and the property. Morrison Yard is well-positioned for access to future parks and bicycle/pedestrian trails of the Lowcountry Lowline. At the completion of the Master Plan, Morrison Yard will offer 138,376 SF of Class A Office Space in a 10-story building with a 395-space parking garage, 544 luxury apartment homes with 351 parking spaces, 37,289 SF of street-level retail, and a 150-room Kimpton Boutique Hotel. Morrison Yard will also offer 5 street-level courtyards adding greenspace and mini-parks, in keeping with Charleston’s verdant garden style.
The Quarter South End is a Class A Adaptive Reuse Creative Commercial Space. Abacus Capital is developing a new destination for Charlotte’s creative class. The Quarter South End is a place where rule-breakers, trailblazers, and young professionals thrive. We’ll fuel collaboration with purposeful office design, a seamless tie to the outdoors and a direct connection to all that South End has to offer. Welcome to The Quarter. A neighborhood at the heart of Charlotte’s cool & culture. The Quarter presents a unique opportunity to lease first-generation creative office space in Charlotte. The project is located in South End, well-known as one of the most dynamic submarkets in the Southeast.
Spark LS – Trinity Capital Partners (Morrisville, NC) – Spark LS is a 1.5 million square foot ground-up development on 109 acres in Morrisville, NC. The highly amenitized project is the largest purpose-built life science campus in the region. The campus includes both multi-story lab/R&D product as well as single-story advanced manufacturing product that is cGMP capable. Amenities include a 10,000 SF fitness center, outdoor gathering areas including an amphitheater, and the Axis Center, a 20,000 SF amenity building to foster collaboration and host conferences, meetings, and events.
The Borden Building – Furman Co. (Greenville, SC) – The Borden Building (“Borden”) is a 40,000 SF historic adaptive-use development located on a 2-acre site at a gateway location to downtown Greenville’s new $66 million Unity Park. Furman is redeveloping the historic Borden Ice Cream factory into modern commercial spaces designed to cultivate healthy environments for its future occupants. Borden’s rehabilitation will transform the old factory into a vibrant, park-side mixed-use project scheduled to deliver core and shell in Spring 2023 with preleasing underway.
110 East – Shorenstein (Charlotte, NC) – With sweeping views of Charlotte’s city skyline, 110 East will embody the energy and culture of one of the city’s most exciting neighborhoods. Located in the heart of the South End submarket, the 23-story building will house state-of-the-art Class A office space along with restaurants and nightlife all within blocks of each other and easily accessible to the public. Building amenities will include a 900+ space parking garage, a 4,000 square-foot fitness center, and flexible conference spaces. 110 East is uniquely located at the intersection of East and South Boulevard and directly at the platform level of the LYNX Light Rail and Charlotte Rail Trail, offering commuters easy connectivity.
North Hills – Kane Realty Co. (Raleigh, NC) – In Raleigh’s expanding Midtown, North Hills continues to grow with $1.35 billion in investment between its Main District Expansion (NHX) and North Hills Innovation District (NHID) projects. NHX brings 350,000 SF of Class A Office, 287 apartment units, and 100,000 SF of retail, including an RH gallery, to North Hills. With a focus on urban walkability, it will integrate seamlessly with the existing Main District and add a half-acre public plaza to the District. NHID is a multi-phase, 15+ year development that began delivering in 2020. Its mission brings together private innovation in technology, life sciences, and entrepreneurship with meaningfully scaled public space. At full build-out, it will feature 2 Class A offices, 4 residential buildings, a micro-retail, and unique food and beverage opportunities all set within 4 acres of outdoor and natural space.