A2

SouthPark neighborhood Projects

Recommended Posts


Which area is going to topple south park?

<{POST_SNAPBACK}>

To be sure, SouthPark is going to retain its upscale crown for a generation or so. But, the Lake Norman area could potentially be more upscale than SouthPark in a decade or two, or the tide could shift to a heavily gentrified Uptown area. Keep in mind that all of this is just speculation.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

To be sure, SouthPark is going to retain its upscale crown for a generation or so. But, the Lake Norman area could potentially be more upscale than SouthPark in a decade or two, or the tide could shift to a heavily gentrified Uptown area.  Keep in mind that all of this is just speculation.

<{POST_SNAPBACK}>

or Weddington

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Actually, Cureton (on Providence between Waxhaw and Weddington) has begun construction. It is supposed to be similar to Birkdale. There out moving dirt as we speak so we'll see what happens in Western Union Co. The project wil include 500,000 sq. feet of retail and commercial space. Not sure how that stacks up against other regional centers.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Apparently the additional traffic being generated by the Piedmont Center being built in SouthPark is requiring the city to add at least one additional light on Fairview. This is causing the poor SP troglodytes to become upset about the additional delays caused by the new lights. (It was bad in 1985 when I lived there. I can't imagine what it is like now)

Does Buckhead have the same problem or is it better served by mass transit?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

A front page article is in the CBJ this morning concerning a HUGE mixed use project coming to SP. It looks like the owners of the Nursing home are going to give up the current use for one that incorporates more shops, restraunts and resedential units. Hmmmm, I wonder how verticle we get. ;) Any guesses ?

Currently there is a huge effort on behalf of property ownwers along Fairview selling their property to developers.

In 3-5 years I would say that all of that land will have been developed between Park and the SP mall. It is already the 2nd largest area of office space in both Carolinas (only behind Charlotte). From my perch in Uptown you can already see a mini skyline forming. I would assume if Novare moved forward with some more towers this will only become a more noticable "skyline" from Uptown.

This area is getting dense and getting dense quick.

A2

Edited by A2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Just to humble you A2, Buckhead in Atlanta has more office space than Uptown Charlotte. ;)

:P

yeah yeah yeah

A2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Just to humble you A2, Buckhead in Atlanta has more office space than Uptown Charlotte. ;)

correct me if I am wrong, but doesn't Uptown Charlotte have more occupied space in Uptown than Downtown Atlanta?

A2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

As far as occupied space it's probably pretty close.....according to one submarket definition of downtown Altanta yes...another no. We have about 13.5M square feet of occupied multi-tenant office space.....the most generous number for downtown Atlanta would put them around 16M occupied.....it'll get closer with the Wachovia Tower, but keep in mind they are finishing two office towes (in the 12-15 story range) in downtown......ultimately Charlotte' downtown will probably surpass Atlanta's "downtown" but never downtown and midtown merged....and SouthPark will never come close to Buckhead which just has so much more area to build and better transportation access.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.