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New Developments

Durham continues to attract visitors, residents, and business at a growing pace with new developments announced on a regular basis. Find out what's in the works with our searchable listings of anticipated visitor-related projects and renovations that are currently in the planning stages or under development, including hotels, residential and mixed-use spaces, dining, and more. The listings are searchable by category, status, and keywords, and provide brief descriptions and details.

If you have any questions or would like more information about visitor developments, contact Shelly Green, President & CEO, at shelly@discoverdurham.com or (919) 680-8300 (primary), or Emily Loftin, Marketing Coordinator, at emily@discoverdurham.com or (919) 680-8307 (secondary).

Hotel Inventory Chart: 

  Lodging Properties  Guest Rooms 
Current Inventory   71 8205
 Under Development  3 338
 Projected Inventory with Developments  74 8543

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Alston Avenue Expansion

$19.2 million widening of one-mile stretch of Alston Avenue from the Durham Freeway north to Holloway Street. North Carolina Department of Transportation plans to make Alston Avenue a four-lane road …

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Cecy's Gallery & Studios

This art gallery exhibits multiple types of art and media, and is host to events, classes, artist studios, and a weekly open market on Saturdays.

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Downtown Loop Conversion (Under Consideration)

Cleveland and Church Partners has released a report of recommended project plans for converting the downtown one-way loop. The developers believe the current one-way layout is strangling development …

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Duke Beltline Greenway

The unused and overgrown Duke Beltline railroad track would be turned into an inner-city greenway. The two-mile trail arcs around downtown from West Village north across Trinity Avenue then turning …

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Duke University Engineering and Physics Building (Opening 2020)

Duke University plans to build a $100 million, 85,000-square-foot facility to expand education and research programs in engineering and physics. The building will create a hub where engineering and …

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Durham County Main Library Renovation (Opening 2019)

Durham County Library's Main Library, located at 300 N. Roxboro St., closed on January 15, 2017 for a two year renovation. Highlights include a comprehensive literacy and technology center, …

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Durham Food Hall (Opening 2019)

The Durham food hall, located in the ground floor space of the Liberty Warehouse Apartments is a 12,000-square-foot ground floor space that will include a mezzanine level, dining space, communal …

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Durham-Orange Light Rail Project

Triangle Transit is considering developing a 17.1 mile light rail project between Durham and Chapel Hill. An environmental impact statement will be completed by February 2016, followed by three years …

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East End Connector (Proposed I-885)

The NC State Department of Transportation has awarded a contract to Dragados USA Inc. to build the East End Connector, a freeway that will bridge the gap between the Durham Freeway (N.C. 147) and …

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Ellis Road Mixed-Use Development

Halle Building Group of Apex has purchased 300 acres of undeveloped land at the edge of Research Triangle Park on Ellis Road with plans to begin a multiphase, multimillion dollar development of …

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