The Tower

Charlotte, NC is a bustling environment to live in. It is modern and perfect for anyone who loves the fast life. It is the most populous city in North Carolina, so it is metropolitan. It is also the second-largest city in the entire Southeast of the US. Charlotte is an active city. This is made even clearer by it being the county seat of Mecklenburg County. This means you’ll find many government buildings here.

With over 2.5 million people, Charlotte, NC, is a city for those who love urban life. You might be considering relocating to Charlotte. There are many parts of the city that you can consider.

For instance, Uptown Charlotte is a fantastic option. This is the business district of Charlotte, NC. As the city is the most populous in NC, Uptown Charlotte is also the largest business district in NC. It is a thriving economic center, and this is exactly what some people are looking for. Some of the largest companies in the US have their headquarters located here. Bank of America and Honeywell are just two examples.

This district is divided into wards, of which it has 4 altogether. Here, though, we will focus on the second ward. It is situated in the southeast quarter of Charlotte, NC. This contains a variety of communities, including The Tower. Other ones are The Iveys, 230 South Tyron, The Trust, and more. This part of Uptown Charlotte holds important government facilities and other landmarks. 

You might be considering making a move to Uptown Charlotte. If you want to buy a home here, you will likely want to know everything you can about the community. The Second Ward and The Tower in particular. This article will provide the precise information that you’re looking for, so read on.



What Are the Characteristics of Homes for Sale in the Second Ward?

Since both Uptown Charlotte and the Second Ward are business-oriented, residential homes can be hard to come by. Its numerous hotels (over 3,000 beds in all) far outnumber permanent residences. It isn’t referred to as Charlotte’s center of hospitality for nothing! 

For homeowners looking to relocate to The Tower and Second Ward, there are still options. Single-family homes can be hard to come by in this region. However, townhouses and condominiums are in abundance. If you’re looking for these styles of home, you’re sure not to be disappointed.

The cost of homes in the Second Ward can reach quite high. The median listing price for homes in this area is close to $700,000. Some condos in the area are listed as high as $3 million. That underlines the business-oriented nature of this district.

What Is Living in the Uptown Charlotte, NC, Like?

Living in this area is very enjoyable as there are many things to do for new residents. These include the following:

  • When it comes to transportation, the Second Ward is served by the LYNX Blue Line light rail. This line runs nearly 20 miles from the University of North Carolina down to the South End. It passes through the Second Ward and makes multiple stops there. The City of Charlotte bus line also operates through the second ward. This allows for residents to rely on public transportation to get around.
  • The Second Ward is home to many major landmarks for the city of Charlotte. These include the following:
  • The NASCAR Hall of Fame. This means that lovers of the fast-paced sport can always enjoy a visit here. You will get to see all of the greats of NASCAR in one convenient and close location.
  • Important government and county buildings make their home in the Second Ward. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center is just one example. Numerous city and county offices are located in this building. The Mecklenburg County Courthouse is also located in the Second Ward. This shows why it is known as the government district!

  • Major conventions, events, and trade shows find their way to Charlotte. The business nature of the district makes these events rather frequent. This is all thanks to the Second Ward being home to the Charlotte Convention Center. This gorgeous structure allows for the comfortable hosting of all kinds of events. It has a whopping 280,000 square feet inside, after all! There is even a ballroom, which is perfect for formal banquets and meetings.

  • Marshall Park is a beautiful urban park nestled in the Second Ward. There are numerous facilities there which make a day out a great time. Its six and a half acres boast an amazing lake and fountain, and many grassy areas for picnics and fun. It is also home to a statue of Martin Luther King Jr and a monument in memory of the Holocaust. The Green is also located in the Second Ward. It is much smaller, at one and a half acres. However, it is still a wonderful place to relax. It is located comfortably close to St. Peter’s Catholic Church. It is a beautiful Victorian Gothic structure that has stood since 1851.

  • For entertainment, EpiCentre is the place to be. It is a hub for good food, fun, and shopping. There are numerous restaurants so you’ll always find a bite to eat. There is a movie theater too, so you can always catch the latest movies without delay. And the nightlife thrives in the EpiCentre. There are night clubs, bars, and shopping that will ensure it is never a dull time.

  • Uptown Charlotte is home to many major companies. At the top of the list is Bank of America. The following have large roots or HQs in the Uptown Charlotte, NC:
  • Duke Energy

  • Barings

  • Truist Financial

  • Wells Fargo

  • Deloitte

  • Honeywell

  • AT&T

  • Uptown Charlotte is also home to many sports stadiums. If you’re a fan of football, basketball, or lacrosse, you’ll be pleased. Each of Carolina’s teams in these sports makes one of three major venues their home. These are:

  • Bank of America Stadium (Carolina Panthers)

  • Spectrum Center (Charlotte Hornets)

  • American Legion Memorial Stadium (Charlotte Hounds)

  • There are four major tertiary institutions here. This includes a campus of the University of North Carolina. There are also two major public library branches. This makes education a very viable prospect in the district.

If you’re hoping to move into Uptown Charlotte, then the Second Ward can be your new home. The Tower is a community that you’ll be able to call home. And if you’re working with Nancy Braun, that will be much sooner than you can imagine.

Give Nancy Braun a call at 704-997-3794 to get started. Your home in The Tower is just a phone call away.


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