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The Pearl

Category Development Projects


Baxter & McDowell St


Atrium Health, in partnership with Wexford Science &
Technology, is leading the development of the Pearl
innovation district. A mixed-use development featuring
education, retail, apartments, a hotel, open/community
space, and cutting edge research and development
facilities. Wake Forest University School of Medicine
will anchor the district, and IRCAD, a French research
and training institute for surgeons, will establish its
U.S. headquarters at The Pearl. Construction began in 2022. As a large, multi-phase project, total
development figures are not known at this time.

DeveloperAtrium Health / Wexford Science & Technology