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Freedom/Wilkinson/Morehead Area
Freedom Drive and Wilkinson Boulevard are major transportation corridors from Uptown Charlotte, providing connections to, among other things, Charlotte Douglas International Airport. The corridors are home to, among others, the Charlotte School of Law, Bryant Park and Wesley Village.  Many great business and infill development opportunities exist in the corridor.
Development Opportunities
To learn about demographics, available space, development opportunities, and what makes doing business in the Beatties Ford Road corridor great, contact Todd DeLong, AICP, Redevelopment Manager, at 704-432-2989; tdelong@ci.charlotte.nc.us​.   

Business Corridor Revitalization Tools & Incentives, including assistance with commercial facade renovations, are available in the corridor.  Learn more about available programs here.

Reports & Studies
The 2010 Business Corridor Benchmarking Analysis, a component of the 2012 Neighborhood Quality of Life Study, provides a foundation to assess the physical conditions and assets of the priority and other business corridors, sometimes encompassing the entire corridor, and other times encompassing only segments of the corridor where conditions varied within the corridor itself.
- Freedom Business Corridor
- Freedom/Wilkinson Business Corridor
- Wilkinson Business Corridor

Projects & Plans

Radiator Specialty
Private investment $139M
600,000 sf office; 250,000 sf residential
Includes Charlotte School of Law
Public investment requested with Bryant Park Blvd – Wilkinson to Morehead ($2.5M); Wilkinson intersection improvements ($770,000)
Current parcels available:
Bryant Park Available Parcel
Bryant Park Available Office -Condo Building

Freedom Corridor
Freedom Corridor Map

Freedom/WilkinsonFreedom/Wilkinson Map

Wilkinson Corridor Map

Freedom - Wilkinson - Bryant Park ProjectsWesley Village
Private investment $33M in Phase 1
298 multi-family units in Phase 1
Office/retail, townhouses in Phase 2
Public investment requested with Freedom /Thrift intersection ($1.4M) (CDOT);Abandon ROW; Stewart Creek Parkway ($1.3M)

Bryant Park
Private investment $110M
550 dwelling units
Public investment requested for street reconstruction ($350,000)
- Bryant Park Land Use & Streetscape Plan

Recent News:
  • Wilkinson Park Business Center is sold out! Restaurant Depot, a restaurant supply wholesaler, opened March 11 and the last site has been occupied by O'Reilly's Auto Parts.
  • Dyestuff Commercial Lofts, a for-sale project, has sold one-third of its inventory. There are two new owners occupying space: Design Resource Group and Doerre Construction. All the common areas of the building are complete with 30,000 sq. ft. of available space.
  • The Wesley Village project in Bryant Park, consisting of with 300 units of multi-family housing, was completed in 2010.
  • FreeMoreWest (formerly known as the Freedom Drive Development Association) has completed its rebranding initiative and is actively engaged in promoting the corridor.