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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@durham-cvb.com or (919) 680-8300 (primary), or Emily Loftin, Marketing Coordinator, at emily@durham-cvb.com or (919) 680-8307 (secondary).

Hotel Inventory Chart: 

  Lodging Properties  Guest Rooms 
Current Inventory   70 8007
 Under Development  4 589
 Projected Inventory with Developments  74 8598

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120 West Parrish St.

  • 120 West Parrish St.
  • Durham, NC 27701

Ground has been broken on a new office building and courtyard at 120 West Parrish St. by Eno River Ventures. The property is located behind 118 West Parrish St.

320 E. Chapel Hill St. Renovation

  • 320 E. Chapel Hill St
  • Durham, NC 27701

Plans are in place to renovate the exterior of the historic three-story building at 320 E. Chapel Hill St. to allow for two condos, office space and two different cafe/bar businesses on the …

54 Plaza

  • NC 54 and Miami Blvd.
  • Durham, NC 27703
  • SE Durham, including RTP & NCCU

A new commercial plaza is slated for the intersection of Miami Boulevard and NC 54 and will have about 33,000 square feet of commercial space. Ledo Pizza and Firehouse subs are both slated to be …

555 Mangum (Construction to begin late 2016, completion projected for late 2018)

  • 555 Mangum St
  • Durham, NC 27701

Northwood Ravin plans to build a 10-story office and retail building at the corner of Mangum Street and Jackie Robinson Drive, called 555 Mangum. It will be built in partnership with Akridge, a …

Alley 26 Expansion (Projected Completion by Fall, 2016)

  • 320 E Chapel Hill St
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • Downtown Area

Cocktail bar Alley 26 will expand its current space, doubling its size at 320 E Chapel Hill St. and adding a full kitchen. The expansion will also include room for private event space. Construction …

Alston Avenue Expansion

  • Alston Ave. from 147 to Holloway St.
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • East Durham

$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 …

Bayer CropScience Greenhouse 1

  • 2 TW Alexander Dr
  • Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
  • (919) 549-2000
  • SE Durham, including RTP & NCCU

Bayer CropScience has broken ground on a new greenhouse. The 29,500 square foot facility called Greenhouse 1 will be used for research on seed traits, plant diseases and insect testing. The …

Beer Study and Starpoint Brewing (Opening late summer, 2016)

  • 2501 University Dr #4
  • Durham, NC 27707
  • W Central Durham, including Duke

Beer Study, a Chapel Hill bottle shop, and Starpoint Brewing, a Carrboro-based brewery, will open a joint location in Durham at 2501 University Drive in Rockwood shopping center. Beer Study will be …

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NC Expansion

  • 5901 Chapel Hill Rd
  • Durham, NC 27707
  • (877) 258-3334
  • SW Durham, including Southpoint

Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC plans to expand one of its office buildings on 4615 University Dr. The plan would more than double the 73,000 square foot office building and add a parking deck with …

British Indian gastropub (Opening July/August 2016)

  • 335 W. Main St.
  • Durham, NC 27701

The owners of Bull McCabe’s Irish Pub are teaming up with an Indian food truck owner to open an English gastropub featuring British and south Asian cuisine in the current Beyu Caffe location in …


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Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604