Jul 28, 2023 - Food and Drink

Fresh renderings: Charlotte FC will move into its new headquarters and practice facility soon

The main entrance at Charlotte FC's Atrium Health Performance Park.

The main entrance at Charlotte FC's Atrium Health Performance Park. Rendering courtesy of Charlotte FC

Charlotte FC’s new home in east Charlotte is almost complete.

What’s happening: The Major League Soccer club will move into Atrium Health Performance Park, its new business headquarters and training facility, in August.

Why it matters: The new facility puts everyone — from players and front office staff to the business and marketing side — under the same roof.

Context: The club’s headquarters have been in a coworking space in Wesley Heights, an office tower in Uptown and at Bank of America Stadium. Now, they’ll finally have a permanent place to call home. The team trained at the Sportsplex at Matthews, a Mecklenburg County facility, and Bank of America Stadium before they began training at their new home last season.

Details: Charlotte FC is leasing the site from Levine Properties and privately financed the 52,000-square-foot project. The site includes six full fields and two smaller fields, and will also be where their MLS NEXT Pro side and academy train. Only the first team currently trains there.

  • The site will include five full grass fields and one smaller grass field, plus one artificial surface field and a smaller turf field.  Two fields, which the first team has been training on since last summer, are currently complete. The rest should be complete by this fall.
  • The new space includes a player locker room, lounge, showers, athletic training area, kitchen, lounge, weight room and business offices.
  • “Two years is a big difference and quite frankly, the fans would’ve killed me without having a training facility for two more years at Eastland,” Tepper said, adding that the new site also offers more space compared to Eastland. 

What’s next: The first team will move into Atrium Health Performance Park on Aug. 7 and the rest of the staff will follow on Aug. 14. Charlotte FC returns to Leagues Cup action on Saturday, July 29, at 7:30pm at Bank of America Stadium vs. Liga MX side Necaxa.

Take a look around. 

Atrium Health Performance Park street view.
Rendering: Courtesy of Charlotte FC
Charlotte FC's Atrium Health Performance Park. Rendering: Smith Harris Design Associates
The main entrance at Charlotte FC’s Atrium Health Performance Park. Rendering: Smith Harris Design Associates
Charlotte FC's Atrium Health Performance Center lobby. Rendering: Smith Harris Design Associates
The lobby. Rendering: Smith Harris Design Associates
Atrium Health Performance Park weight room
Rendering: Smith Harris Design Associates
Charlotte FC's Atrium Health Performance Park weight room.
Rendering: Smith Harris Design Associates
Charlotte FC Atrium Health Performance Park locker room
Rendering: Smith Harris Design Associates
Atrium Health Performance Park
Rendering: Smith Harris Design Associates
Charlotte FC Atrium Health Performance Park
Rendering: Smith Harris Design Associates
Charlotte FC Atrium Health Performance Park common area
Rendering: Smith Harris Design Associates
The kitchen in Charlotte FC's Atrium Health Performance Park.
Rendering: Smith Harris Design Associates
Charlotte FC's Atrium Health Performance Park
Rendering: Smith Harris Design Associates
Atrium Health Performance Park business office.
Rendering: Smith Harris Design Associates

Related: First look: See inside Charlotte FC’s new headquarters and practice facility

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