Crescent Stonewall Station Uptown Charlotte

Crescent Breaks Ground on Whole Foods-Anchored Development in Uptown Charlotte

by John Nelson

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Crescent Communities has broken ground on a transit-oriented development at Lynx Light Rail’s Stonewall Station that will be anchored by Uptown Charlotte’s first Whole Foods Market. The mixed-use development will feature the 47,000-square-foot Whole Foods store, 459 luxury apartment residences and a parking deck. Expected to open in 2017, the development will span 5.4 acres and feature a public plaza that will offer food carts and gathering spaces for social events. Community amenities will include a heated, invisible-edge saltwater pool, fitness center, sky lounge, picnic areas and a rooftop dog park. Unit interiors will feature granite or quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, faux-wood flooring, designer lighting fixtures and USB outlets for connectivity. Crescent Stonewall Station’s financing includes an equity investment by Crescent Communities and the Melissaris family, as well as construction debt provided by JP Morgan Chase and Emigrant Realty Finance. The design team includes architect The Preston Partnership, interior designer Vignette Interior Design, civil engineer and landscape architect LandDesign and general contractor Whiting-Turner.

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