Whole Foods Market Coming to Uptown Charlotte

Courtesty: Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC

Uptown Charlotte can expect a Whole Foods Market by 2017.

According to PRNewswire Crescent Communities has released plans for a mixed-use, transit-oriented development.

Crescent Communities plans to build the Whole Foods at the Lynx Light Rail's Stonewall Station.

The plan includes a 47,000 square foot Whole Foods Market, 450-unit luxury apartment community and parking deck along with retail and up to two hotels.

"It is our vision that this Crescent community will redefine urban living in Charlotte," said Ben Collins, regional vice president for Crescent. "Whole Foods Market will be Uptown's first full-sized grocery store. Its size, combined with Whole Foods Market's holistic approach to the shopping experience, will allow residents, commuters and visitors to enjoy Uptown in an entirely new way."

According to PRNewswire Crescent's approach to development is centered on building a sense of community for residents, workers and visitors through thoughtful design and engaging social spaces.