Charlotte Commercial Real Estate

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440 S Church St - Space Third Ward, Charlotte, NC lease rate negotiable
Sep 09
1,780
sqft
Sublease Office
619 S Cedar St - Space Third Ward, Charlotte, NC  
Jul 22
7,260
sqft
Office
11709 Fruehauf Dr - 2 Spaces 1, Charlotte, NC includes utilities
Sep 21
120 - 140
sqft
Office
601 S Tryon St - Space Second Ward, Charlotte, NC  
Sep 20
25,000
sqft
Office
222 S Caldwell St - 3 Spaces Second Ward, Charlotte, NC can be combined with adjacent space
Sep 20
1,040 - 8,000
sqft
Retail Restaurant
1721 N Davidson St - Space Optimist Park, Charlotte, NC  
Sep 11
2,500
sqft
Industrial
7506 E Independence Blvd - 4 Spaces Charlotte, NC flexible lease terms
Sep 15
1,450 - 3,300
sqft
Office
7508 E Independence Blvd - 2 Spaces Charlotte, NC flexible lease terms
Sep 15
790 - 2,560
sqft
Office
3408 N Graham St - Unit 1 (Floor 1) Sugaw Creek, Charlotte, NC two yard area
Sep 11
4,000
sqft
Industrial
7520 E Independence Blvd - 2 Spaces East Forest, Charlotte, NC flexible lease terms
Sep 15
1,190 - 1,980
sqft
Office
1720 Pegram St - Entire Building Belmont, Charlotte, NC  
Sep 11
1,890
sqft
Retail
8610 Camfield St - 2 Spaces Ballantyne East, Charlotte, NC CAM charges $4.50
Sep 09
1,200 - 1,400
sqft
Retail
8117 Old Concord Rd - Space College Downs, Charlotte, NC  
Sep 09
1,120
sqft
Retail
7520 E Independence Blvd - 3 Spaces East Forest, Charlotte, NC flexible Lease Terms
Sep 09
1,720 - 11,900
sqft
Office
1315 East Blvd - Unit 250 Dilworth, Charlotte, NC furniture Negotiable
Sep 09
2,500
sqft
Sublease Office

Charlotte

Market Report

Number of Listings
Posted in the last 90 days
67
Median Rate ($/sqft/yr)
$27
Median Size (sqft)
2,480

Charlotte Office & Commercial Space

Located within Mecklenburg County in the state of North Carolina, Charlotte is the 16th largest city in the US by population. Home to over 790,000 residents, Charlotte is the largest city in North Carolina, and provides both locals and tourists with an array of cultural and professional opportunities. The Charlotte metropolitan area, which includes a sixteen county region of the state, features nearly 2.5 million inhabitants. Business owners seeking rental properties for lease in this area of the state, including office space for rent and commercial space for rent, will be rewarded with a wide variety of affordable, advantageously positioned locations that are guaranteed to provide passionate entrepreneurs the foundation they need to succeed. The various neighborhoods of Charlotte are currently home to retail shopping establishments, office complexes, business centers and a variety of other professional enterprises.

Charlotte Economic Overview

The median household income level in Charlotte is approximately $50,000, slightly higher than the state average of $45,000. Charlotte is commonly considered one of the region’s most prominent financial centers, and currently hosts the regional headquarters of both Bank of America and Wells Fargo. Common occupations for residents of Charlotte include positions in industries including finance, insurance, construction, healthcare and education, among others. The current unemployment level in Charlotte is slightly below state averages, although both figures remain above the nationwide levels. For those seeking secure corporate careers, Charlotte may prove to be ideal. The city is home to eight Fortune 500 companies as well as a variety of energy-related enterprises. In 2013, Forbes listed Charlotte among its top choices for the best place to establish a business or career. Recent studies have shown that nearly 10% of the local population here is currently living below the poverty line.

Charlotte is also the primary home of NASCAR, the nation’s most popular motor sports organization. Roughly 75% of NASCAR’s logistical operation is based here, proving itself to be yet another significant job creator in the area. Alongside the other professional sports organizations in the city, NASCAR’s presence in Charlotte ensures a regular influx of enthusiasts into the city.

Charlotte also hosts a number of large higher education institutions, including the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. These colleges and universities are a significant source of both employment and financial gain, as students from across the country and world seek enrollment here on an annual basis.

Charlotte At A Glance

Charlotte is not only is a vibrant economic hub, but also hosts countless cultural attractions that serve to attract both tourists and entrepreneurs who are eager to tap into a more educated and sophisticated demographic. Popular museums in the area include the Bechtler Museum of Art, Discovery Place, the Mint Museum and the Levine Museum of the New South. A number of performing arts organizations also call this area home, including Opera Carolina, the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, the North Carolina Dance Theater and Charlotte Shakespeare, among others.

Charlotte is currently home to two professional sports teams: the Carolina Panthers (football) and the Charlotte Hornets (basketball). These organizations have proven themselves to be a significant source of income for the local economy, and both teams regularly draw large numbers of individuals from both the city and state at large.

The Charlotte Area Transit System currently provides comprehensive public transportation services for residents of the city.

Charlotte History

The origins of Charlotte can be traced back to 1755, when the first European settlers arrived in this area of what was then a British colony. Following the closure of the American Revolution for Independence, Charlotte was home to the first ever American gold rush. This area of the country hosted gold prospectors from across the country until 1848, when the California Gold Rush began. The financial industry that now drives a substantial portion of the local economy here was first established in the 1970s. In terms of control of assets, Charlotte is now considered the second largest financial headquarters in the country, trailing only behind New York City. Charlotte was placed in the public spotlight in 1989 following the devastating arrival of Hurricane Hugo, which caused significant damage to public buildings and private residential properties around the city.

Charlotte Population

According to recent demographic studies, the city of Charlotte is predominantly Caucasian, although several other ethnic groups are featured prominently in the area. These figures are markedly different than those obtained in the 1970 census, which reported the population of Charlotte as nearly 70% Caucasian and 30% African American. As the city’s economy continues to expand, it is likely that the levels of diversification that have already been seen will continue on. The per capita income of Charlotte’s residents is approximately $30,000.

Trends of Charlotte

As can be seen in virtually all of the major cities in the United States currently, Charlotte is in the process of further developing pre-existing industries as well as nurturing new business enterprises that will allow the city to remain competitive in the upcoming years. Experts agree that Charlotte is rapidly becoming the hub of trucking and freight transportation for businesses that regularly engage in commerce with major East Coast cities, including Boston, New York and Philadelphia. There are now more than 240 energy-related companies operating in Charlotte, helping the city to earn the title of “The New Energy Capital” of the United States.

Where to Lease in Charlotte

Charlotte’s well developed infrastructure and rapidly expanding economy have transformed this city into a “go-to” destination for business owners seeking an opportunity to secure affordable rental properties that remain highly visible and likely to yield positive financial results. The downtown region of Charlotte is likely to be the best possible rental location for businesses that rely upon sustained pedestrian traffic. Corporate entities will also find this region of the city to be the most conducive for their own needs and interests. Those seeking to establish a presence in Charlotte will find the leasing prices here very budget-friendly.

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