What’s happening with Carolina North, the new campus?
- The Town and UNC have signed a development agreement which permits 3 million square feet; first phase is 800,000 sq ft, 1525 parking spaces, and 1780 employees; includes 200 units of graduate housing. The development will be compact and located on the airport runway footprint.
- UNC has announced a delayed schedule for development and that the airport will not be shut down until campus construction begins
- Adjacent undeveloped land north of Estes is R1 and has in place currently an airport hazard overlay zone.
See the Carolina North Development Agreement,
that the Town of Chapel Hill signed with the University of Carolina.
Town webpage: information on Carolina North
Carolina North Land Stewardship Policy Prepared by Biohabitats, Inc.