LS3P master planned this mixed-use development in the urbanizing SouthPark market of Charlotte. The project, despite its size, and with its multi-uses, subtly blends with the surrounding office buildings, as well as adjacent residential neighborhoods.

The master plan ties into the existing street grid and creates a main plaza and residential garden as important public amenities. The components include 415,000 SF of office space in two, eight-story buildings; 90,000 SF of street-level retail and restaurants; residential options of 170 apartments above street-level retail; a 74-unit loft component and 96-unit high-rise tower of luxury condominiums; and stand-alone townhouses organized around a central residential park. Parking is provided in two, seven-story multi-level pre-cast decks for a total of 2018 vehicles. The decks are flanked with residential multi-family housing on threes sides.

The design team used innovative brainstorming sessions and active design charrettes to discover the heart of the client’s priorities and refine the project concept and scope. The fast-track delivery allowed Piedmont Natural Gas to occupy their headquarters within 15 months after start of construction.

PROJECT NAME: Piedmont Town Center

LOCATION: Charlotte, NC