Duke University, McKinney Renew Leases Within American Tobacco Campus in Durham
DURHAM, N.C. — Duke University and McKinney have renewed their respective leases totaling 179,000 square feet within the American Tobacco Campus (ATC) mixed-use project in Durham. Duke has been at the campus since 2004 and its new lease will go through April 2030. The school will house some or all of its IT, financial services, university counsel, corporate education, alumni affairs and other resources at ATC, occupying 136,000 square feet of office space. McKinney, an advertising agency based in Durham, has also been at ATC since 2004. It will occupy 43,000 square feet of office space through 2031. D3 Development developed ATC in phases from 2004 to 2006. The campus comprises 720,000 square feet of office space, 80 residential units and two parking decks, as well as the former Lucky Strike tobacco plant, Diamond View, DPAC and the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.