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Release Date: Thursday, April 6th 2017

DRA to Recognize Recent Development Projects in Downtown Raleigh

     DRA to Recognize Recent Development Projects in Downtown Raleigh


RALEIGH, NC (April 6, 2017) – The Downtown Raleigh Alliance (DRA) will recognize nine development projects and their developers at this year’s State of Downtown Raleigh event. The Imprint Awards highlight new construction and rehabilitation projects completed in 2016 that significantly contributed to the identity of downtown. The Imprint Award winners are:

The Edison Lofts
Developer: Gregg Sandreuter

Elan City Center
Developer: Greystar Real Estate Partners

Link Apartments
Developer: Grubb Properties

227 Fayetteville Street
Developer: LRC Properties

Blount Street Commons
Developer: Stanley Martin Homes

The Gramercy
Developer: Blue Ridge Realty of Raleigh in partnership with Lowe Enterprise Investors

Dr. Pepper Warehouse
Developer: Empire Properties

Christ Church Addition

N. West Street Development
Developer: Lundy Group and August Construction Solutions

These developments are just part of the development boom currently underway in downtown Raleigh.  In fact, there is $1.5 billion of development recently delivered, under construction, or planned in downtown.

Join us on Tuesday, April 25 for the State of Downtown event at the Raleigh Convention Center as we honor these developments and reveal our findings from the 2017 State of Downtown Raleigh report. The report details current market trends impacting the economy in downtown Raleigh including key demographics, data, and future projections. The event will conclude with a panel discussion among experts and thought leaders in downtown from various asset classes, discussing the economy and dynamics of downtown’s rapid growth.

Pre-registration is open online through Tuesday, April 18.  The cost is $20 for DRA members, $30 for non-members, and $35 at the door.


Thank you to our sponsors and partners

Platinum Sponsors:

August Construction Solutions; Williams Mullen

Student Sponsor:

Shaw University

Gold Sponsor:

City Club Raleigh; Stanley Martin Homes

Silver Sponsors:

AT&T North Carolina; Avison Young; CBRE | Raleigh; Colliers International; Kimley-Horn; LS3P; NAI Carolantic Realty, Inc.; North State Bank; Raleigh Marriott City Center; York Properties

Event Partners:

Building Owners and Managers Association International; CCIM North Carolina Chapter; Raleigh Regional Association of Realtors; Triangle Crew; Triangle Area Office Building Association



About Downtown Raleigh Alliance (DRA):

DRA is an award-winning nonprofit organization whose mission is to continue the revitalization of Raleigh’s downtown. The Alliance enhances the quality of life and positively impacts the economic success of downtown through six core services:  1. Safety & Hospitality Ambassadors; 2. Strategic Branding & Community Communications; 3. Events Production; 4. Retail Attraction & Merchant Promotions; 5. Strategic Partnerships & Stakeholder Engagement; and 6. Strategic Planning. For more information about DRA, please visit www.YouRHere.com.