General Session: Crane Watch

March 03, 2021 11:30 am – 12:30 pm (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time General Session

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This fast-paced session features six interesting, diverse, and cutting-edge projects under construction across the Carolinas. The panelists will share 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. A list of projects will be posted upon selection.
Middleton On Main (Columbia, SC) – Located on the 1600 Block of Main Street in downtown Columbia, Middleton on Main continues the rehabilitation efforts that have been undertaken in this area for the past several years. Adapting three of Columbia’s oldest buildings, restoring their 19th Century facades, Middleton on Main will include a restaurant, brewery, and speakeasy, with apartments above.
Boxyard RTP (Durham, NC) – Comprised of 40 repurposed shipping containers, Boxyard RTP is on the only site in RTP that has separate zoning from the Science Research Park that allows for public retail. In addition to the containers, Boxyard RTP will feature a 2nd level with 7,500 SF of decking, seating for over 300, a double-sided shipping container stage inclusive of a speaker system, 9 F&B vendors, 5 retailers, 1 rotating pop up, and a dedicated stop for GoTriangle lyft/uber free ride program (last mile solution in RTP).
Panorama Tower (Charlotte, NC) – Offering panoramic views spanning from Ballantyne Country Club to Uptown Charlotte, Panorama Tower includes approximately 100,000 square feet of Class A office space, above a 186-room AC Hotel by Marriott. The building will also feature a rooftop restaurant and bar with indoor and outdoor seating—the highest elevated rooftop restaurant outside of Uptown Charlotte, along with several other dining options, as well as on-site business services and fitness.
The Cooper (Charleston, SC) – The Cooper will be downtown Charleston’s only full-service waterfront hotel. The 225-room hotel will also feature 12,000 SF of retail, 20,000 SF of indoor/outdoor event space, and a variety of food and beverage offerings. Lowe has been working with the City of Charleston to extend the Joe Riley Waterfront Park by more than 400 feet, with Lowe providing a new dock and marina facility which will allow for public day boat dockage and water taxi service.
Vantage (Charlotte, NC) – Within two blocks of Uptown Charlotte, Vantage South End will include two towers featuring over 600,000 SF, with 175,000 SF of the first tower comprising the global headquarters of Lending Tree. With a focus on healthy workplaces, the buildings will feature air quality and filtration system, and touchless environments. In addition to office space, Vantage will offer on-site health and wellness services, a boutique hotel with a rooftop bar, 55,000 s.f. of retail (including a new food hall), and a 1-acre green space that is planned to include 18 terraces, 700+ seating options, and charging stations.
Seaboard Station (Raleigh, NC) – Located on the site of a former Train Depot and warehouses, Seaboard Station in downtown Raleigh will span three phases and include over 600 apartments, a 149-room hotel, 135,000 square feet of restaurants, retail, and entertainment concepts. Seaboard’s uniquely designed outdoor spaces including curbless streets help weave together dining, retail and residential experiences, while pedestrian paths, bicycle networks and regional public transit provide connectivity between the downtown district, adjoining neighborhoods and the Raleigh Metro area.