Welcome to Ballantyne, a 535-acre, all-encompassing campus providing the premier location to meet your office space needs in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Create the most inspiring work environment for your team to thrive in this thoughtfully designed, high-performance building in the middle of the action as Ballantyne evolves as a mixed-use destination. Overlook is uniquely situated between Ballantyne’s Backyard, a 100-acre community park where visitors can enjoy rolling hills, ponds, a trail system, markets and concerts; and The Bowl, the urban center of Ballantyne’s future development.

Abundant open natural spaces, top-notch service and convenient amenities, plus a vibrant sense of community through exclusive perks, wellness activities, signature events and charitable drives, powered by Northwood Office all contribute to Ballantyne’s establishment as a special place.


Featuring more than 4.4 million square feet of Class A office space, Ballantyne offers this exciting mixed-use project and other
Charlotte office spaces available for lease.


Expand on the energy of an established community that differentiates itself with a commitment to inviting green spaces, civic engagement and an ongoing focus to enhance your quality of life.

Project Brochure

Northwood owns and controls over 40 office buildings and four hotels within 500 acres of Ballantyne.  That control benefits you because:

  • We can easily accommodate your growth needs or assist with rightsizing if necessary 
  • You can operate with confidence that your image and brand will never be tarnished within the Ballantyne setting
  • Our control of the hotels in Ballantyne assures you that key customers, prospects and employees will consistently have outstanding experiences
  • Your corporate image benefits by being part of a community with a substantial and ongoing commitment to sustainability
  • Your recruitment, retention and productivity efforts are bolstered by an owner whose primary emphasis is to ensure that the entire Ballantyne experience is oriented to creating the most inspiring work environment in the country

For these reasons and many more Ballantyne is the definitive choice for more than 300 companies.

  • 2 million SF of existing Class A office space
  • Home to 30+ Fortune 500 Companies
  • 600 Northwood-owned hotel rooms
  • 500,000 SF of retail space
  • 5,200 residential units
  • 20+ miles of biking paths and walking trails
  • Full array of on-campus medical offices
  • Productivity benefits of on-campus Northwood-owned hotels, event space, spa and dining
  • One majority owner instills trust and offers unparalleled flexibility
  • Selected as International Office Park of the Year by BOMA
  • In the center of Charlotte’s talented, educated workforce
  • Convenient location with abundant amenities within a one-mile radius
  • Largest concentration of LEED® Gold-certified, Class A buildings in Southeast
  • One of America’s Top 5 residential searches
  • Lifestyle accents such as parks, fitness trails and putting greens
Destination Ballantyne
Northwood’s Plan for Ballantyne

Your safety, comfort and well-being continue to be top of mind. Considering all aspects that will drive success in a post-pandemic world, Overlook will deliver on all counts.

Enhancements include:

  • Automatic hands-free operators on all exterior and restroom doors
  • Restroom layouts to meet physical distancing expectations and feature hands-free products
  • All HVAC units will have MERV-13 filters for better air filtration
  • Amenity space will be configured to address social distancing and feature washable furniture
  • Wall-mounted hand sanitizer dispensers throughout the common areas
  • Automatic hydration stations on all floors
  • Needlepoint Bipolar Ionization system installed on the 1st and 11th floors that is 99.4% effective in inactivating COVID particles from the air
  • WELL HSR certified

People enjoy living in Charlotte. With a population of more than 2.4 million, metropolitan Charlotte provides all the advantages and amenities of a major urban area. Learn more about the region.

  • Low cost of living
  • Excellent quality of life
  • Convenient geographic location
  • Major international hub airport
  • Ease of doing business
  • Welcoming atmosphere
  • Top rated schools
  • Variety of thriving industries such as healthcare, finance, manufacturing and energy
  • Mild climate offers year-round recreation options

Because of its proximity to the greatest concentration of college-educated people in the city, Ballantyne has proven time and again to be extraordinarily effective in talent recruitment, which in part explains why over 30 Fortune 500 companies are located here. Ballantyne features the largest concentration of STEM graduates in Charlotte and is adjacent to three of the fastest growing counties in the nation. Ballantyne is universally appealing to all ages but particularly attractive when considering the millennial migration that has started as family formation begins. Outstanding schools, a broad inventory of housing options, greenway access, abundant fitness and wellness options, numerous vibrant restaurants and convenient retail are all what make Ballantyne one of the most enticing places to live, work, play and stay in the country.

Ballantyne’s proximity to Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is ranked among the top 10 busiest airports in the world.

  • 6th nationwide in operations
  • 11th nationwide in passengers
  • 32nd nationwide in cargo
  • 1600 daily departures
  • Nonstop services to 178 destinations
  • American Airlines Hub
  • 50 million passengers annually

The airport is undergoing an expansion to ensure the facilities and airfield will meet future growth. Plans include an ​elevated roadway and terminal curb front​​​​, concourse expansions, terminal renovations, fourth parallel run way and more. View additional details on the scope of the expansion.

Currently served by bus service, Ballantyne is poised to additionally be served by express bus service originating from the Pineville Blue Line rail station and connecting to our project using a managed lane on the interstate highway immediately adjacent to our project. In the future, Ballantyne will also be served by an express bus also using a managed lane originating from the proposed Silver Line light rail service. As Charlotte strategizes for expansion of its light rail system, Ballantyne is considered a desirable location for stops and a station.

Future Expansion

From the beginning, the developers of Ballantyne have recognized the importance of creating environmental sustainability within our office environment as well as among customers and the community.

  • 2+ Million SF of LEED® Gold space
  • 2 LEED Accredited Professionals
  • 40 ENERGY STAR® Certified buildings
  • 85% suspended solids eliminated from storm water runoff
  • 2% recycling recovery rate
  • 24 electric vehicle charging stations
  • 9 parking decks with T-8 high efficiency lighting 14-watt LED tube
  • 60+ eastern bluebird nesting boxes for safe nesting environment

Be where the action is in Ballantynea 2,000-acre community with everything you need:

  • Access to Charlotte’s talented, educated workforce
  • Convenient location with abundant amenities within a one-mile radius
  • Home to 30+ Fortune 500 Companies
  • One owner instills trust and offers unparalleled flexibility
  • Abundant open space and parks, fitness trail and putting greens
  • Full array of on-campus medical offices and YMCA
  • Largest concentration of LEED® Gold-certified, Class A office buildings in Southeast
  • Productivity benefits of on-campus Northwood-owned hotels, event space, spa and dining


Residential Units


SF of Retail Space


Hotel Rooms


Miles of Bike Lanes and Walking Paths
Destination Ballantyne
Map of Ballantyne
Ballantyne Demographics


“It’s like Disney World for business people. It’s got everything you’d possibly need here. From after-hour entertainment to great lunch meetings, office space, hotel space – so we were really pleased when we looked at Ballantyne.”

XPO Logistics

“Ballantyne is a place where we can live our company’s core values.”

Premier Inc.

“With your focus on customer service, attention to the total experience and detail, you have truly created an impressive place at Ballantyne.”


“Northwood has been fantastic to work with and continues to provide support every step of the way. Ballantyne gave us the ideal place to bring our team together in a professional, beautiful setting.”

Brighthouse Financial

“Ballantyne is about access to talent.”