Feb 1, 2024 - News

By the numbers: State of Center City

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Charlotte Center City Partners' annual report is full of other interesting stats about Uptown, South End and Midtown, Alex writes.

  • 40,200 new workers can fit in all the office space built since 2020. South End office space has doubled since 2018.
  • 130,000 people are estimated to work in the center city.
  • 47% of workers are hybrid. Prepandemic, the rate was 40%.
  • 90% of buildings delivered in the last three years are more than 90% leased.
  • $2K is the average rent for a South End apartment. Uptown is somewhat cheaper, at $1,960.
  • 30 is the median age in South End. Uptowners are a little older: 33.
  • $364,200 is what you'll pay for the average home in the Charlotte metro area.
  • The 8th busiest day in Uptown in 2023 was the day of Beyoncé's concert, when there were 191,000 visits. Luke Combs topped her on July 15 with 264,000 visits.
  • 33 new Uptown businesses op in 2023. 29 did in South End.

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