By Melanie Vidovich
1) THE BARTLETT,1105 W. Main St.
– 33 of 34 condos are sold (one-, two- and three-bedroom homes)
– 6,000 square feet of retail
– East West Partners project
– Estimated completion: December 2019
2) SOLIS, 1005 W. Main St.
– 194 apartments (one-, two- and three-bedrooms)
– All apartments are currently leased, with a few becoming available in October 2019
– Began welcoming residents end of December 2018
3) THE GROVE, Gordon St. between Jackson and Yancey streets
– 62 townhomes, 1,285–2,675 square feet
– Three-story and four-story units, some with rooftop terraces facing downtown
4) CITY PORT, 600 S. Duke St. at Yancey St.
– 43 condos starting in high $100s
– From 400-square-foot studios to 1,200-square-foot 3-bedrooms
– All permits approved, pre-sales underway, expected to break ground fall 2019
– Project team includes: Urban Durham Realty; Center Studio Architecture, ReVamp Durham; White Oak Properties; CityPlat Commercial Real Estate; Blue Sky Services; Emerson Land Planning; Coulter Jewell Thames
5) THE TOWER AT MUTUAL PLAZA, 411 W. Chapel Hill St.
– Remodeled and expanded lobby, newly constructed mezzanine, plaza area (all completed Fall 2018)
– Tenant fitness center set for construction in early 2020
– Iconic NC Mutual Life sign to be updated with modern lighting technology along with renovation of street monument sign in early 2020
– Modern co-working space – Provident1898 – available for rent.
– Custom-designed space available for rent to creatives who specialize in theater production and art called The Understudy, in design for construction in 2020
– Current tenants include NC Mutual, Duke Office of Durham and Regional Affairs and other Duke University affiliates, Veterans Affairs (U.S. Government), Provident1898, Institute for Medical Research and Perkins + Will
6) 505 S. DUKE
– 32,500-square-foot, six-story building; converted top three floors to open-concept office
– Abundant on-site parking with covered spaces available
– Current tenants are Adzerk and BB&T
– Completed September 2019
– Hem + Spire project
7) BROADSTONE DURHAM, 600 Willard St.
Former Crown Park Hotel
342 apartments: studio, one- and two-bedroom units
Estimated completion: October 2019
8) WILLARD STREET APARTMENTS, Corner of Jackson and Willard streets
– Joint venture of DHIC, Self-Help Ventures, City of Durham
– Four stories; 82 units of affordable housing; 61 available for people earning 60% of the area median income or less; 21 available for people earning 30% of the area median income or less; 39 one-bedrooms, 23 two-bedrooms
– Ground-floor retail on Jackson Street (about 5,000 square feet) and a two-story parking deck (about 125 spaces)
– Projected completion date: December 2020
9) FIVE POINTS, 400 W. Main St.
– Mixed-use building on current South Bank building site
– Close to 2 acres of land
– Austin Lawrence Partners (One City Center) project
– In the planning phase, projected to break ground in mid-2020
– Total Area: 1.7 million square feet, 15 acres, bordered by Duke Street, Morgan Street, West Corporation Street and Roney Street
– 900,000 square feet of new office/lab; 490,000 square feet of existing office; 115,000 square feet of existing lab; 60,000 square feet of new retail; 250,000 square feet of new residential units
– Tenants now include Duke University, Duke Clinical Research Institute, WeWork, The 360 Approach, Nutanix, Duda Paine Architects, Beer Durham, Measurement Incorporated
– 200 Morris – Duke Clinical Research Institute on floors 1-7, 5,729 square feet of retail available on first floor
– 300 Morris – In July 2019, WeWork moved in, taking up floors 5-7; 64,363 square feet of Class A office space available; 6,618 square feet of retail available on the first floor; LEED Gold Building; 5,824-square-foot penthouse space available for rooftop restaurant. Tenant yet to be announced.
– Morris Green Park – about a half-acre park along Morris Street provides seating, weekly yoga classes, power connectivity and Ultimate Frisbee stations. Public parking garage. Courtyard between 200 & 300 Morris buildings includes seating, string lighting, Wi-Fi and lawn games. Raleigh artist Matt McConnell created the sculpture for this space.
Next phase includes a 160,000-square-foot lab building with additional retail space
11) THE CALLISTA, 802 Washington St.
– Four units total; three 2,225-square-foot condos (two bedrooms, three baths) and a two-story, 3,035-square-foot penthouse (three bedrooms, four baths)
– $1.1 million to $1.7 million
– DPAC architect Phil Szostak of Szostak Design
12) DURHAM CENTRAL PARK DISTRICT
Durham Food Hall, Liberty Warehouse, 530 Foster St.
– 10 mini eateries, two bars and two private event spaces in a 15,000-square-foot, open food hall concept. Vendors include: Locals Seafood Market & Oyster Bar, Lula & Sadie’s, Liturgy Beverage, Old North Meats and Provisions, Napoli Pizza and Gelato, Afters, Ex-Voto Cocina Nixtamal, Lima Peruvian, Everything Bagels, Bowerbird Flowers & Apothecary, and a six-month pop-up – hall is accepting applications
– Architect is Ellen Cassilly Architect; Gateway is the contractor; both specialize in green builds
– Bull City Designs will furnish hall with reclaimed materials
– Composting and grease recycling programs. Will be a GreenToGo location.
– Estimated completion: spring 2020
Durham Belt Line Trail, Abandoned Norfolk and Southern rail bed
– 1.76-mile-long, multi-use trail from north Durham to the Ellerbe Creek Trail network and downtown
– Base trail is 64% funded; rest of the planning, including negotiating a contract and obtaining approvals for the design contract, is expected to occur sometime this fall
– Estimated completion: winter 2022
614 Rigsbee Avenue
– 171 apartments with a focus on well-equipped studios and amenities
– Joint venture of Paul Smith of Southern Urban and Scott Harmon of ReVamp Durham. Center Studio Architecture will work with Cline Design Associates as design architects for the project
– Construction expected to begin winter 2020
Foster on the Park, 545 Foster St.
– 164-unit boutique apartments with ground floor, park-facing retail/restaurant space
– Construction commenced in spring 2018; pre-leasing in early 2020; apartments move-in ready in late spring
13) ONE CITY CENTER,110 Corcoran St.
– 27-story, mixed-use tower with 30 condos (all sold)/109 luxury apartments with one- or two-bedrooms starting $1,725/month (95% leased)
– 130,195 square feet of Class-A office space, 91% pre-leased by Duke and WeWork
– 22,828 square feet of retail space (nine retail bays) includes Pokéworks, B. Good, Bulldega, The Oak House and JuiceKeys
– Completed Q2 2019
14) 555 MANGUM, 555 S. Mangum St.
– Northwood Ravin project; 11-story, mixed-use office and retail, 240,000 square feet available
– Floor-to-ceiling glass and column-free floors that maximize layouts and natural light
– Rooftop lounge, terrace and conference facility, a courtyard plaza with retail opportunities
– Estimated completion: Q1 2020
15) VAN ALEN, 511 S. Mangum St.
– Northwood Ravin 12-story apartment complex, 418 units: studio, one- or two-bedrooms in the five stories of the low-rise, or one- two- or three-bedrooms in the tower.
– Started pre-leasing late fall 2018, welcomed first residents for move-in February 2019
– Cross-training room, sauna and steam room, pool courtyard, offices and co-working space, rooftop terrace; expected to have barista and concierge services starting late 2019
16) DURHAM GATEWAY, 425 S. Roxboro St.
– Residential living and 5,900 square feet of retail
– 6 stories on 4-acre parcel
– 465 apartments, 630 parking spaces
– Construction began December 2019
– Estimated completion: December 2023
17) THE RIGSBEE, 211 Rigsbee Ave.
– Built in 1938, features 9,790 rentable square feet (RSF); recently renovated ground floor and first-floor space consists of 5,280 RSF
– Second and third floor has 4,510 RSF, a butterfly roof and a 630-square-foot walk-out terrace
– Formlabs, occupies the ground and first floor of the building; second and third floors are open to new tenants
– Completed September 2019
– Hem + Spire project
18) HUTCHINS BUILDING, 408 W. Geer St.
– 3,072 square feet in the showroom (front) space and 7,520 square feet in the back
– Bow roof with 58-foot clear span steel trusses
– Estimated completion: End of 2019
19) MORGAN STREET MIXED-USE GARAGE, Mangum Street, Morgan Street and Rigsbee Avenue
– Overall cost: $23 million
– 667 parking spaces, 145 of which are designated hourly parking spaces
– Wrapped with 15,687 square feet of commercial/retail
– Features public artwork by Gabriel Eng-Goetz
– Completed March 2019
20) DURHAM COUNTY JUDICIAL BUILDING II, 201 E. Main St.
– Many county offices have moved in, including: Register of Deeds, Tax Administration, Economic Development, Soil and Water Conservation, Engineering and Environmental Services, NC Forestry Service (tenant), Emergency Medical Services Administration and Training, Juvenile Justice and Finance
– Neighbor’s Restaurant will begin to upfit a space on the ground floor; one other restaurant space is available, no prospective tenants yet
– Cost: $47,209,129
– Completed August 2019
21) THE ROXBORO AT VENABLE CENTER, 464 Pettigrew St.
– Mixed-use: 202,000-square-foot, eight-floor office space in one building with 200 apartments in another, in addition to the already existing Venable Center Campus
– Office building to have a ground floor with retail space
– Pre-leasing as of February 2019
22) WEST GEER, 216 West Geer
– Three brownstones, each with 2,297 square feet, 3 bedrooms and 3.5 baths
– Units includes all-brick exteriors, hardwood floors, rooftop patio, elevators, two-car garage
– Units start at $875,000; one is under contract
– Estimated completion: Mid-October 2019
23) 510 PETTIGREW ST.
– New York-based Park Grove Realty has submitted a proposal to build a 240-unit apartment complex; the Durham Planning Department started the review process in July
24) LEYLAND POST, Broadway St. & North St.
– 12 condos, 1,245-1,386 square feet with three floors each; between $549,000-$589,000
– 9 units still available
– Amenities include an outdoor terrace space for each condo, along with a rooftop kitchen and terrace and covered parking
– Local developer Reynolds Maxwell
– Groundbreaking date TBD
25) ELEVEN, 524 N. Mangum St.
– 11 townhomes, three stories with enclosed garages, walk-out decks, and private gardens
– Typical unit (three-bedroom) around 1,700 square feet, starting at $569,900
– 6 units still available
Expected completion: February 2020
– Center Studio Architecture, Urban Durham Realty and White Oak Properties project
26) DURHAM COUNTY LIBRARY, 300 N. Roxboro St.
– 99,000-square-foot building – an additional 34,000 square feet increase from previous 64,000-square-foot building
– Improvement highlights: Reconfiguration of building entries and interior; Comprehensive Literacy and Technology Center; expanded and more accessible NC Collection; outdoor public plaza for programming and events; significant advances in energy efficiency
– Overall project budget: $47,100,000
– Opening April 2020
27) 300 & 500 E. MAIN ST. APARTMENTS
– Mixed-use: 305 affordable residential apartments, 250 market-rate apartments, 41,340 square feet of commercial space (including room for a pre-K) and more than 1,900 parking spaces
– Groundbreaking for parking decks expected in Q2 2020, construction for apartments expected to start Q3 2021
– Estimated overall completion: End of 2023
28) MILL NO. 1 (GOLDEN BELT CAMPUS), 800 Taylor St., 807 E. Main St.
– Mixed-Use: Adaptive re-use renovation
– 320,000 square feet of rentable space
– LRC Properties and Alliance Architecture renovated Mill No. 1, and have welcomed occupants including, but not limited to: 25 new artist studios, Durham Art Guild, Hi-Wire Brewing, Strata Solar, Camargo Pharmaceutical Services, Pairwise Plants and WillowTree.
– Current construction focuses on fitness center upgrades and improvements to entryway, signage and indoor and outdoor break areas
– Additional office and restaurants are expected to reach completion in early 2020
29) ELLIOTT SQUARE, 311 Elliott Street, Durham, NC 27701
– 37 townhomes, 1,590-1,870 square feet (two- and three-bedroom units)
– Prices starting at $499,000
– Modern, design-forward residences with energy-efficient features and rooftop terraces
– Construction expected to begin Spring 2020
– Project team: Chappell Residential, JDavis Architects, Concept 8, Elliott Square Partners
* The Blue Light Living, 1605 Erwin Rd.
– 80 off-campus, pet-friendly apartments geared toward Duke students
–Two- and three-bedroom, fully furnished units ranging from 825-1,215 square feet
– Amenities include: rooftop pool on the seventh floor, fitness center, study rooms, 24-hour coffee station, a bark park and pet-washing station
– Pre-leasing now; leasing by the individual bedroom; two-bedroom units are $1,600 per room; three-bedroom units are $1,400 per room; utilities included in pricing
– Estimated completion/accepting residents: August 2020