Here is a photo update of developer Roy Carroll's Bellemeade Village which will consist of 300 luxury apartments and street level retail in several mid-rise buildings and a Hyatt Place Hotel & Conference Center. The Hyatt Place Hotel is the first to rise from the ground. The development will include two roof top pools overlooking the ballpark, one on the hotel and another one for the apartments.
Here is a photo update for the mixed-used Union Square University development which will consist of educational buildings, retail, office, residential and eventually a hotel. Construction on the first educational building is well under way. Cone Health, UNCG, NC A&T and GTCC will collaborate together in this building and there will be nursing training classes and a simulator.
The first building in LeBauer City Park is going up. It will be located across the street from Center-City Park and the future Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts
Construction will soon start on the next leg of Greensboro's downtown Greensboro It will be the first greenway in the United States to encircle a downtown and it will also connect with the city's other major greenways. The west segment will include an elevated boardwalk, a stream and a "pocket park"
renderings for the planned cornerstone on the northeastern segment
Here is the final design for the planned 3,000 seat Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Greensboro. Construction will begin late summer. While the design is not bold as some performing arts centers, Its an impressive design and I love the limestone facade in combination with the glass. The center will feature a roof top terrace overlooking LeBauer City Park which is now under construction
Aloft and Westin Hotels coming to downtown Greensboro
An Aloft is in the works for downtown Greensboro with an opening date of 2020. The hotel is being planned for a site being considered for "Project 561" A tower project which would be the tallest building in North Carolina outside of Charlotte. The tower would include office space and a boutique hotel on top of an 8-story parking deck. With the Aloft moving forward, it is believed that project 561 may be moving forward. developer Roy Carroll may have found an anchor tenant. Last week Arch Capital Group said its going to relocate its corporate headquarters to Greensboro. The company is in the process or acquiring United Guaranty. After the acquisition Arch Capital Group will become the largest mortgage insurance company in the United States. Depending on how many corporate jobs coming to Greensboro, there may be a need for a lot of office space and Project 561 would be a good fit.
In another part of downtown, a Westin hotel is in the works. Starwood's website shows an opening date of 2019. This high-rise hotel project was first proposed under the Wyndham Flag. The Wyndham Greensboro will now be the Westin Greensboro. The hotel will be a mixed-use project built on top of and behind an existing conference center and will include luxury apartments, shops and more.