As the Charlotte region continues its explosive growth, a number of deals and developments stand out as helping to shape the future of the city. The Charlotte Business Journal, in partnership with Bank of the Ozarks, presents the annual Heavy Hitters Commercial Real Estate Awards to highlight those projects.

Winners across nine categories, organized by the type of development, will be revealed at an event on Oct. 19 at the Hilton Charlotte Center City, and each of the honorees will be highlighted in the Oct. 20 issue of the CBJ.

Here are this year’s finalists — all developments were substantially completed from July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017:

Office development (multi-tenant)

  • 300 South Tryon – The Spectrum Companies/Barings
  • 500 East Morehead – Beacon Partners
  • 615 South College – Portman Holdings

Office development (single tenant)

  • AvidXchange – Red Rock Development
  • Brigham Building (Ballantyne Corporate Park) – Northwood
  • LPL Financial – Childress Klein
  • Sealed Air Global Corporate Headquarters – Childress Klein

Warehouse development

  • FedEx Ground Distribution Center – SunCap Property Group
  • LegacyPark West – Scannell Properties
  • Metrolina Park – Beacon Partners

Health-care development

  • CaroMont Healthcare Professional Office Building – Flagship Healthcare Properties

Mixed-use development

  • Waverly – Childress Klein, Crosland Southeast & B. Frank Matthews II family

Apartment development

  • Ascent Uptown – Greystar
  • Solis Southline – Terwilliger Pappas Multifamily Properties
  • The Abbey – The Spectrum Companies
  • Museum Tower – Childress Klein

Commercial space buildout

  • Mecklenburg Land Use Environmental Services Agency – Gensler & Mecklenburg County

Hospitality and entertainment development

  • The Ivey’s Hotel – MRK Hotel Collection
  • SpringHill Suites by Marriott, Charlotte Uptown – SREE Hotels, LLC
  • Charlotte Marriott City Center – Marriott International

Retail development

  • Christenbury Corners – Thompson Thrift Retail Group
  • Sedgefield Shopping Center – Aston Properties & Marsh Properties

Click here to view this CBJ article written by Jen Wilson.