Lincoln Harris Plans $50M Renovation, Expansion of Phillips Place in Charlotte
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Lincoln Harris will invest $50 million over the next five years to renovate and expand Phillips Place in Charlotte’s SouthPark district, according to Charlotte Business Journal. The renovation will include expanding RH’s current 8,850-square-foot location to a 41,000-square-foot gallery space. RH Charlotte, The Gallery at Phillips Place will also include a rooftop restaurant, one of seven RH locations in the world to have one. Other renovations for Phillips Place will include indoor and outdoor gathering places, reconfigured traffic and parking patterns and a pedestrian walkway that will connect Phillips Place to surrounding neighborhoods. Additionally, Lincoln Harris has taken over full ownership of Phillips Place by buying an interest from Regency Centers. According to Charlotte Business Journals, Jacksonville, Fla.-based Regency Centers bought its 50 percent stake in the property in 2013 from Peter Pappas and Pat Clayton, who were key members of the Lincoln Harris-led ownership group known as Phillips Place Partners. Current tenants at Phillips Place include The Palm, Wolfgang Puck, P.F. Chang’s, Taylor Richards & Conger, Brooks Brothers, Orvis, J. McLaughlin, Eileen Fisher and Paper Source. The property also includes a 10-screen Regal Cinemas and Hampton Inn & Suites. RH offers furniture, lighting, textiles, rugs, bathware, décor and outdoor, as well as baby, child and teen products. RH design galleries offering restaurants are located in Toronto; Chicago; New York City; Napa Valley, Calif.; West Palm Beach, Fla.; and Nashville, Tenn.