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The Pearl Innovation District

Second Ward, Charlotte, NC, USA


Developed in partnership between Atrium Health and Wexford Science & Technology, The Pearl will be a multi-phased, mixed-use development featuring office, lab, retail, residential, including affordable housing, community gathering and academic spaces. The first phase of the District includes Charlotte’s first four-year medical school, Wake Forest University School of Medicine Charlotte. Neighboring Concepts is a part of a three firm architectural collaboration for the design of Phase I which plans to break ground in late 2022.

In progress


20 acres


Wexford Science and Technology, Atrium Health, and Wake Forest School of Medicine

External Team:

Architect of Record: Ayers Saint Gross
Civil Engineer: Kimley Horn

Services Provided:

Master Planning

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