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2017 Building NC: The state's most compelling structures

By Allison Williams  |  Senior Editor  Business North Carolina magazine

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From city skyscrapers to a hair-raising water park, the state’s most compelling new structures run the gamut.

The fourth annual Building North Carolina awards, chosen from projects completed between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017, showcase commercial structures based on their design, innovation and community impact.


Beacon Partners’ seven-story office building near downtown Charlotte hit the 95% occupancy mark soon after opening (June 2017). It’s ground-floor retail offerings are attracting pedestrian traffic as well.

ARCHITECT: BB+M Architecture
COST: $70 million
SIZE: 178,000 square feet

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