Center City Shopping
Connect with local makers, unique goods and carefully-curated shops in Charlotte Center City. With dynamic residential expansion, a growing and affluent employment base and steadily increasing tourism, Charlotte Center City is a viable and attractive shopping market.
Urban retail continues to strengthen with the recent openings of Publix, BJ’s and Anthropologie, proving that the growing residential base can support national retailers. Crescent Communities has broken ground on Crescent Stonewall Station, a mixed-use development built around a Whole Foods market that will open in 2017.
There is more than 3.6 million square feet of retail space in Uptown and South End as of the beginning of 2016, with more on the way. Property owners and developers are recognizing the need to increase retail in Center City. Atherton Mill in South End is slated for a redevelopment that will enhance its retail offerings, while in Uptown, multiple office towers are reconfiguring ground floor lobbies into retail space.
Center City’s visitors, workers and residents offer an attractive market for retailers, with an annual spending potential of $1.18 billion.
Download the Shop Uptown map below.