Mobile Tour: Research Triangle Park & North Hills Transformation

Monday, February 11, 2019 10:00 AM – 02:00 PM
Mobile Tour

The RTP is the largest research park in the country and one of the largest in the world.  Home to more than 200 global companies, the RTP fosters a culture of innovation, education, and industry.  RTP is located between Duke University, North Carolina State University and UNC Chapel Hill.  Through five decades, the Park still holds to its founders’ aspirations:  to generate economic activity, engage the talents of local graduates and citizens and curry North Carolina forward to ever-greater prominence and prosperity. Learn more about the transformation from suburban to business district.’

The North Hills redevelopment is a complete urban rebirth of the area where the first two-story mall between Washington, DC and Atlanta once stood. In the past 20 years, the deteriorating mall has been transformed into a vibrant urban district.  The multi-phased revitalization of this district has included 20 development projects to date; comprising 1 million sf of retail, 1.3 million sf of office, 2500 residential units, and 500 hotel rooms.  North Hills has become Raleigh’s Midtown – with 8.4m visitors attracted in the last year.  Come experience the vibrancy and hear the past, present, and future vision of this burgeoning area of Raleigh.

All ticketed events may be purchased when processing your Carolinas’ Meeting registration or by calling 1-800-321-5011.