Jan 29, 2024 - News

๐Ÿ’ผ Office suburbia is out, mixed use is in

Towers at Southpark

The Towers at Southpark is getting a new faรงade at 6100 Fairview Rd. Rendering: Crestlight Capital/CBRE

While local officials grapple with how to revitalize empty Uptown towers, suburban office parks across Charlotte have been getting makeovers for years to stay relevant.

Why it matters: Changes to these decades-old properties underscore the demands of the market. Companies want offices with state-of-the-art amenities that are walkable to restaurants, bars, retail, entertainment and housing.

The big picture: The reimagining of Charlotte office parks predates the pandemic-era shift to remote work.

  • Look at Ballantyne Reimagined. The massive, mixed-use transformation of a sprawling corporate park is years in the making.
  • Other real estate firms have pursued similar efforts on a smaller scale.

Here are 3 office properties that are being modernized

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