Private Investment

Taft/Ward Mixed Use 524 beds (300,000GSF residential) 11,000GSF  retail, private 5-tiered parking deck $42,000,000- under construction CIG Recipient
SuperBlock 23,000 GSF Adaptive reuse $2,000,000- under construction FIG Recipient, plus capital improvements to adjoining public property
Hotel New Construction Estimate: $8,000,000 Land under contract. Due diligence phaseWorking with ECU to secure adjoining property
Bankruptcy Courthouse New construction $4,00,000- complete Private developer, long-term government lease

Public Investment

Dickinson Avenue Corridor Study Market driven assessment of land use, market challenges/opportunities and PPPs $2,000,000 (Study: $200,000) Brian Whisneff and Associates Estimated completion date August, 2014
RFI Theater Distributed by Uptown Two responses Cost: Undetermined
Cotanche-Reade Alley Improvements Alley improvements, adjoins to Superblock $2,000,000- under construction FIG Recipient, plus capital improvements to adjoining public property
Merchant Alley Improvements Adjoins theater and the beloved Starlight Café $150,000 2004 Bond monies Project complete
Uptown Parking Deck 243 spaces $4,400,000 Construction begins June 3, 2014
Greenville Transportation and Activity Center (G-TAC) Multi-modal transportation center Will harbor newly deployed center-city PD Unit $7,900,000 90% of cost covered by ARRA Federal earmark
10th Street Connector Project Overpass from hospital to university Effectively makes 10th/Evans Street gateway our city $37,000,000 ECU/Vidant/City each paid $2,000,000 to push the project up in NCDOT TIP Project is in acquisition/demo phase
Go – Science Center Dickinson Avenue Science Center Marbles of Science $2,250,000 Received $500,000 in 2004 Bond money Phase 1 Construction underway
Town Common Masterplan Completed in 2010, this document proposed to utilize this large open-space as recreational; upfit amphitheater, add park benches, etc. $13,000,000 (un-funded) May include Phase I upfits in GO Bond
Technology Transfer Center Public/Public Partnership: ECU property upfit for tech transfer center Cost: Undetermined ECU/CoG working with Brian Whishneff on a deal in the outskirts of Uptown in a tobacco warehouse
Business Incubator SEED is a co-working space designed to offer low-cost rent to aspiring entrepreneurs. Efforts are expanding to The East Group’s second floor. Cost: Undetermined Private/Public dollars
Evans Street Streetscape Improvements to make the corner or 10th/Evans lovely. Necessary as the 10th Street Connector project comes online $7,000,000 Design work under contract

Total Public/Private Investment


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