Developed in partnership between Atrium Health and Wexford Science & Technology, The Pearl leverages the partners’ experience and forward-thinking approach to embrace new ideas, research and technologies that will advance healthcare solutions and welcome people from all walks of life within our community.
Breaking ground in Q1 2023, The Pearl will be a multi-phased, mixed-use development featuring office, lab, retail, residential, including affordable housing, community gathering and academic spaces. The first phase of the District includes Charlotte’s first four-year medical school, Wake Forest University School of Medicine Charlotte.
CPCC – Library and Student Success Center
The new Library & Student Success Center at Central Piedmont Community College is a 182,650 SF 3- & 4-story building on the Main Campus near Uptown Charlotte. Leeper Construction has joint ventured with Rodgers as Construction Manager Agent for the college on this project.
This is a replacement building for 2 older buildings on the campus which no longer were able to support the needs of the growing campus. Spaces within the new building will include a 450-seat theater, library spaces, art gallery, student services & support, & food service, along with multiple huddle/study rooms & a few classrooms for student use. A Collaborative Stair will be the main focal point within the building & will allow for student interaction & gathering, while several outdoor terraces/balconies will provide unique activity & study spaces. The building is anticipated to open for staff & student use in Summer 2022.
Charlotte Douglas International Airport
- Central Energy Plant
- Terminal Lobby Expansion
Construction of the Central Energy Plant began in January 2020 in the back of the Daily North Parking Lot. It’s purpose is to supply hot and cold water and electricity to the new terminal by way of the Utility Corridor which is still under construction.
The Terminal Lobby Expansion consists of an expansion to the North of the existing terminal lobby at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport. The expansion will create additional space for security lanes, ticketing, and baggage claim areas, as well as increased circulation space in the lobby. A canopy will be added over the new 8 lane elevated roadway in front of the terminal Lobby.
Experience Charlotte Convention Center Renovation
This project will create an additional 125,000 square feet of meeting, conference, and communicating space at the existing Charlotte Convention Center, as well as add a pedestrian bridge to connect to the Stonewall Light Rail stop and a new art installation on the bridge.
Charlotte Mecklenburg School Program Management
R.J. Leeper Construction has been a part of the Program Management for Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools since 1996. Our team has overseen several school bonds including the 2007 bond worth over $516 Million, 2013 bond, worth $301 Million and the current school bond, which is over $1.33 Billion.