SouthPark Hotel Development Fact Sheet

  • Dual-branded hotel development (limited service and all-suites hotel) with up to 300 hotel rooms
  • In final franchise negotiations with a leading international hotel company
  • Co-developed by long-time Charlotte developers Allen Tate, Jr. and John Crosland, Jr.
  • Tate and Crosland have collaborated on a number of high profile projects including retail centers at Sharon Corners and Foxcroft East, and Foxcroft and Kingswood residential communities.
  • Working with Nashville, Tenn.-based hotel specialist Chartwell Hospitality
  • 3.65-acre parcel off Sharon Road, directly behind Sharon Corners Shopping Center
  • Current location of 40-unit Old Towne Apartments, built by Tate and Crosland in 1960s, to be demolished.
  • Tate and Crosland will file a rezoning application on April 28, requesting the parcel’s zoning be changed from R-17MF (multi-family residential) to MUDD-O (mixed use with optional provisions).
  • If the rezoning request is approved, the co-developers hope to begin construction in early 2015, with completion by early 2016.
  • Strong demand for new hotel rooms with resurgence of growth in SouthPark area (500,000 sq. ft. of new office space)
  • Location ideal for business and leisure travelers, close to SouthPark Mall and other retail, restaurants, airport and Uptown Charlotte
  • Last SouthPark hotel (Hampton Inn & Suites Phillips Place) opened in 1998
  • Believe that the proposed rezoning is consistent with adopted land use plans and policies
Adam Ford, General Manager
Collin W. Brown, Attorney
K&L Gates