Whether you are in Center City for work, fun or you’ve made your home in one of the great Center City neighborhoods, there’s a lot to love about this place.  



Charlotte Center City is a complete place with a rich tapestry of urban neighborhoods offering a diverse mix of housing, including affordable options. Nearly 40,000 people call Center City home, and that number is expected to grow with new housing options being developed at a rapid pace, there is something for everyone who wants to be a part of this urban community. Check out all the great aspects of Center City living: 




Uptown, Charlotte’s central business district, is home to a variety of industries and more than 1,200 businesses of all sizes—from tech startups to Fortune 500 companies—and the corporate headquarters for Bank of America and Duke Energy. It is a place where companies grow and succeed. Uptown is the center of commerce, providing access to customers, partners and services located in LEED-certified office towers, tech incubators and co-working spaces. 


Square Miles~2
Office Square Feet23.4 Million
% of County Office Space49%
Class A – Office Square Feet15.8 Million
LEED Certified Square Feet7.3 Million
Total Employees100,000
Total Wages5.5 Billion

Source: US Census Bureau and JLL

For more information about locating your business in Charlotte Center City, please contact Director of Economic Development James LaBar at jlabar@charlottecentercity.org.

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Charlotte Center City has long been the regions hospitality and entertainment center, offering visitors and residents a year-round choice of arts, cultural, music and sporting activities and events. As the home of four professional sports teams, nightly live music and a wide variety of theater and dance performance, Center City boasts entertainment for everyone. 

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