A 9-TO-5 ISN’T THE NORM ANYMORE.
NEITHER ARE TRADITIONAL WORKSPACES.
At Escent Research Park , we believe a modern workspace should inspire, retain and motivate top talent. Our building was designed with purposeful intent to inspire today’s ever-growing demand for a third office space. Here, collaborative corridors, natural touches and amenities drive creative connections. When employees are empowered by their working space, your bottom line is too.
Quick access to I-85 & I-485
Virtually column-free oor plates for exible space planning
Abundant on-site property amenities
159,000 sq ft of creative o ce space
Indoor & outdoor third space
IT PAYS TO WORK WELL
After spending almost a third of our lives at the o ce, today’s workforce expects an environment that embraces total wellness — blending the line of productivity and comfort. Creative workspaces have emerged as one of the hottest segments in commercial real estate. Though tenant demand is high, these innovative spaces are a rarity. The opportunity to di erentiate is now.
MODERN, DOUBLEHEIGHT LOBBY
Ultimate connectivity, enhanced outdoor and indoor wireless connections — multiple ﬁber options available
ADJACENT OUTDOOR TRAILS
Connected to outdoor courtyards and trails that support wellness
INDOOR AND OUTDOOR CONNECTED AREAS WITH GREEN SPACE
Amenity center providing alternative work environment open to all tenants
Courtyards with activity
lawns and a variety of seating and work spaces
A ROYAL DIFFERENCE
One hundred and two people move to the Queen City every day. That makes Charlotte one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation. With a skilled labor pool, we’ve been named No. 1 for business, No. 1 in millennial growth and the most up-and-coming city in America. Business is booming. So is the demand for creative o ce spaces.
No. 1 For tech talent growth in small growth markets1
SECOND LARGEST EMPLOYMENT CENTER IN THE REGION
We’re bringing an atypical building design to one of Charlotte’s biggest hubs. Pulling top talent from the nearby University of North Carolina, University Research Park is a leader in high-tech hubs, health and science jobs, Fortune 500 regional o ces and more. Be one of the ﬁrst to o er top talent a creative o ce space.
No. 1 State for business1
$1.5B In infrastructure improvements1 (rapid transit, road and bicycle connectivity, greenways and streetscapes)
No. 4 Hottest markets for tech professionals2
No. 3 In top tech hubs with low cost of living3
1. Charlotte Regional Business Alliance. Charlotte: A Global Hub for Business, 2018, https://charlotteregion.com/clientuploads/Data/18_CharlotteOverview_ Publication.pdf.
2. Charlotte Named The #2 Metro In America For Economic Growth Potential.” Charlotte Stories, 25 Sept. 2019, www.charlottestories.com/charlotte-justnamed-2-metro-america-economic-growth-potential.
3. University City Partners. Tomorrow’s Urban Center, 2017, https:// universitycitypartners.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Tomorrows-UrbanCenter_Sm.pdf.
A TRAILBLAZING COMMUNITY IN THE MAKING
We’re the ﬁrst to bring a groundbreaking creative o ce space to the area. Join the vision as one of our rising thought leaders in the second-largest employment center within our region. It’s all convenient too. Escent Research Park sits only a mile from Interstate 85, providing swift access to I-485 and I-77. Highway access and ample parking for tenants and guests make it easy to love these 21 acres.
Food & Beverage
Cold Stone Creamery
Great Harvest Bread Co.
Thai Taste University
1 mile to I-85
1 mile to light rail
2-minute drive to retail
5-minute walk to retail
8-minute drive to light rail
Sola Salon Studios
20-minute drive to airport
BUILT TO CONNECT ON EVERY LEVEL
Our indoor and outdoor environments are designed to spark greatness. This four-story, 159,000-square-foot creative o ce community is purposefully connected to the outdoors. With fresh air and inspiring green spaces, lucky tenants will discover how nature allows innovative ideas to ﬂourish.
AN OUTSIDE PERSPECTIVE
Research proves green enhances creativity and overall relaxation. Today’s workforce demands more wellness perks, so our active courtyards and terraces are designed to get employees outside and away from their desks. Tenants can take advantage of the outdoor wireless access, garage doors, activity lawn and patio seating with ambient lighting for an impromptu meeting outdoors on beautiful days.
•Activity lawn and patio seating
•Indoor/outdoor connectivity with garage door access to fully open space
•Wireless access outside
Our terrace lawn is a great place to let inspiration grow. Plus, these passive courtyards are connected to the highest quality wireless technology, so you can get your daily dose of Vitamin D, while checking emails.
• Collaborative lounge seating and tables
• Community terraced lawn
• Enhanced wireless connection
• Direct access to o ce
24,000 sq ft active and passive courtyard +/- 12,000 sq ft south courtyard +/- 12,000 sq ft north courtyard
53% of total sq ft devoted to courtyards on level 1
We’re big believers in the “Shower Principle.” Meaning, a change of scenery provides a mental reset, improved work performance and, ultimately, happier employees. Our surrounding trails provide employers and employees a refreshing opportunity to experience ﬁtness and wellness convenient to work. Sunshine and fresh air can inspire natural collaboration, clear thoughts and energize ideas.
• Access to W Mallard Creek Church Rd and David Taylor Dr
• Internal Loop Trail +/- 0.5- Mile
• Access to Toby Creek, Mallard Creek, and Clark’s Creek Greenway –12 miles throughout the university campus
Toby Creek Greenway – Phase 1 1.5 Miles
Toby Creek Greenway – Phase 2 (future) 0.5 Miles Barton Creek Greenway (future) 2.25 Miles
FLOOR PLATES & WIREDSCORE
A SPACE FOR BETTER WORK
There is science behind our space. Agile indoor and outdoor plans provide quiet spaces to focus and ﬁnd spontaneous solutions. Open ﬂoor plans with virtually column-free layouts provide ﬂexible interior design for any prospective employer. Complete with natural light and tree-lined views, let us help create a rewarding work experience that attracts the best and brightest talent.
Connected to the modern tenant
Connectivity is our highest priority. Our state-of-the-art amenity package includes WiredScore-certiﬁed ﬁber optic internet. We’re one of the few buildings in the Southeast who meets this credential. WiredScore means we provide a superior digital infrastructure for faster and reliable digital connectivity. Learn more about WiredScore certiﬁcation at wiredscore.com/en.
BRING A NEW ENERGY
Natural light welcomes potential employers and employees into this space. Expansive two-story entrance, exposed structures, upgraded lighting and industrialinspired materials provide ample opportunities for o ce design. Our living wall breathes life into the refreshment station. We believe amenities should truly reﬂect the way people work today, so we created thoughtfully-designed public indoor and outdoor spaces that rival any o ce water cooler. A variety of seating and social spaces introduces an alternative work environment for o ce tenants that invokes creativity, ﬂexibility and collaboration.
• Coworking and alternative work spaces
• Operable garage doors connecting indoor and outdoor spaces
• Direct access to adjacent courtyard with activity lawn and seating
• Conveniences such as snacks, co ee and drink station
• Fitness room and restroom with shower
POWERED BY OUR COMMUNITIES
From engineering and design to landscaping and leasing, we’ve partnered with the best in the industry to bring you an inspiring indoor and outdoor workspace you’ll love.
Crescent Communities is a nationally recognized, market-leading real estate investor, developer and operator of mixed-use communities. We create high-quality, di erentiated multifamily and commercial communities in many of the fastest-growing markets in the United States. Since 1963, our development portfolio has included more than 59 multifamily communities, 21 million square feet of commercial space and 60 single-family master-planned communities. Headquartered in Charlotte, Crescent Communities has regional o ces in Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Orlando, Nashville, Dallas and Denver. Our multifamily communities are branded NOVEL by Crescent Communities.
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