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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 Heather Darnell, Marketing & Communications Coordinator, at heather@durham-cvb.com or (919) 680-8326 (secondary).

Hotel Inventory Chart: 

  Lodging Properties  Guest Rooms 
Current Inventory   66 7774 
 Under Development  10 1697 
 Projected Inventory with Developments  76 9471 

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21C Museum Hotel (Opening Early 2015)

  • 111 Corcoran St
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • Downtown Area

The 17-story Hill bank building is being converted into a 125-room boutique hotel restaurant/bar and museum showing curated, rotating exhibits of "museum-quality" contemporary art that is open free …

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 …

764 Ninth Street (Opening Late 2014)

  • 339 W Main St, Ste A
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • (919) 688-2700
  • Downtown Area

A nearly century-old, two-story white brick building at 756 Ninth Street will be getting a complete makeover to convert the 4,000-square-foot building into mixed-use space with retail on the bottom …

Aloft Hotel (Opening May, 2015)

  • 123 Vivian St.
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • Downtown Area

A new six-story 134-room hotel, adjacent to Durham Performing Arts Center and near the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. The hotel will feature a first floor bar and restaurant, NanaSteak. It will have an …

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 …

The Atomic Fern (Opening Late 2014)

  • 108 E. Parrish Street
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • Downtown Area

The Atomic Fern, a new bar and social club from Kevin Slater, the former assistant brewer at Fullsteam, will open at 108 E. Parrish Street, next door to Monuts Donuts. The bar won't serve food, and …

Bar Virgile (Opening Late 2014)

  • 102 E Main St, Downtown Durham
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • Downtown Area

Resteraunteur Scott Howell will open Bar Virgile at 102 E. Main St. in the rear annex of the former Citizens National Bank. The bar and restaurant will have 49 seats and will focus on upscale …

Basan (Opening Late 2014)

  • 359 Blackwell St, Downtown Durham, Diamond View III
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • (919) 424-7759
  • Downtown Area

Basan, a modern Japanese restaurant will open in Diamond View III. The menu will focus on specialty sushi, seafood, appetizers and sake. Opening late 2014.

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 …

 

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