State of the Center City

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The eighth annual State of the Center City report is now available. This annual report was created to highlight the growth and development of Charlotte’s urban core over the past year. In it, you will find information about Uptown, Charlotte’s Central Business District (CBD), South End, the historic West End and Midtown neighborhoods. The report features facts about transportation, residential and retail markets, arts, sports, entertainment, hospitality and transportation in Center City Charlotte. For example, did you know that:

Charlotte ranked 7th in the nation for office construction in the central business district, and 4th in the nation for office absorption. This means that we are filling the office space as soon as we build it. We didn’t just build office though, last year in addition to the 1.37M sqft of office, Center City added 1,847 apartments and 713 hotel rooms.

Center City Charlotte has experiences found no where else in the city or region. With 350+ places to eat, 23 galleries, 125+ professional sporting events each year, 50+ events throughout the year, there is always something to do in the Center City.