Atrium Health Planning $1.5B Innovation District: 5 New Details

Atrium Health Planning $1.5B Innovation District: 5 New Details

Posted Nov 14, 2021 from

Charlotte, N.C.-based Atrium Health on Nov. 9 revealed new details about its $1.5 billion innovation district that will surround its future medical school, the Wake Forest University School of Medicine Charlotte, according to The Charlotte Observer. As part of the innovation district, Atrium Health said it will donate 14 acres in Charlotte's NoDa neighborhood valued at about $25 million to Inlivian, the city's housing authority.

5 things to know:

  1. The medical school is scheduled to open in 2024
  2. The innovation district will include four research towers, an education building, 1.4 acres of open space in front of the educational building, two parking lots with a combined 2,000 spaces, a residential tower with 350 units, a hotel, mixed-use lots and 17,800 square feet of ground-level retail space.
  3. The system is requesting $75 million from Charlotte and Mecklenburg County to improve infrastructure.
  4. The innovation district is expected to create 1,853 jobs in 2025.
  5. As part of the innovation district, Atrium Health said it will donate 14 acres in Charlotte's NoDa neighborhood valued at about $25 million to Inlivian, the city's housing authority.
     


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