View rendering: 11-story mixed-use project underway in Ballantyne — plans call for luxury apartment tower

View rendering: 11-story mixed-use project underway in Ballantyne — plans call for luxury apartment tower
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A 328,000-square-foot 11-story mixed-use project is underway in Ballantyne. The exact address is 13146 Ballantyne Corporate Place near the Aloft hotel.

The mixed-use project is meant to deliver an elevated work experience in Ballantyne — along the lines of the eat, work, play, stay lifestyle. The first 10 floors will include offices with floor-to-ceiling windows, and the top floor will be an amenity space with a rooftop terrace.

Plans are also in place for a luxury apartment high rise from Northwood Ravin.

Who’s behind it: “Northwood Development will manage the office project, working with architectural firm LS3P Associates and general contractor Rodgers Builders,” according to a statement from the Northwood Office.

Amenities: The top level includes a rooftop terrace with indoor and outdoor entertainment and gathering space. You can expect tables, seating, a fire pit, audio/visual capabilities and more. A 2,500-square-foot fitness facility will be on the first floor, and there will be 9,000 square feet of collaboration and event space throughout.

What Northwood Investors says: “We have a long-term commitment to investing in Charlotte, and we’re excited to break ground on our first project as Northwood in Ballantyne,” said Marshall Nevins, managing director at Northwood Investors. “Ballantyne is already such a successful community, and we have put careful thought into creating an inspiring work environment that addresses future needs for attracting and retaining top talent.”

Timeline: The offices should be done early 2021.

Why it matters: Ballantyne corporate park as well as The Ballantyne hotel was acquired by Northwood for more than $1 billion two years ago. This is the first big new project from Northwood and gives us a look into Ballantyne’s future that could have more density and residential units — giving it an eat, live, work, play setup.

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13146 Ballantyne Rendering

Courtesy of the Northwood Office

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