Build community. Better people's lives.

Crescent Communities helps define moments for everyone that works, lives and plays at our developments. For nearly half a century, we have strived to create places with a higher purpose. We don’t simply construct buildings and landscape. We instill the spirit of community into everything we do. With assets over $1 billion, including nearly 20 projects in development, we continue to stay focused on developing the most innovative places for today’s market.

Based in Charlotte, NC, and focused on the Southeast and Southwest, our mission is to create commercial mixed use and multifamily developments that cultivate communities with lasting legacies. Our integrated, cross-disciplined approach to high-quality investment and development allow us to create communities beyond compare.


Strategic understanding and custom-solution design

Alignment with residential and employee wants and needs

Land value maximization
Identification and delivery of highest and best use

Connected & Collaborative

We're proud to partner with some of the nation's top companies


Asana Partners is a real estate investment company that owns and operates retail-driven assets in dynamic locations throughout high-growth markets across the US. Asana's portfolio spans over 15 urban destinations including Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Dallas, Los Angeles, Miami, and Washington, DC. Their character-rich properties offer an eclectic mix of local, regional, and nationally-recognized brands in retail, dining, and office space. Their walkable properties consistently engage with the surrounding communities, providing authentic neighborhood atmospheres across their portfolio.

White Lodging Services Corporation, established in 1985, is one of the leading ownership, development, and management companies in America. An innovative trendsetter, the organization’s portfolio includes convention, urban lifestyle, and suburban select service hotels with more than $1 billion in revenue. White Lodging operates more than 90-premium hotels, 30 restaurants and 30 brands — including a collection of independent, luxury ranches – comprised of Marriott International, Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt, and InterContinental Hotel Group — in 19 states. Success knows no boundaries at White Lodging, where associates and leadership have consistently earned superior guest satisfaction scores, top market share and industry-leading profit margins while recruiting the best, brightest, and most passionate professionals in every discipline for three decades. White Lodging is a proud winner of the 2018 Gallup Great Workplace Award.


U.S. Bank – the fifth-largest bank in the United States and a 2018 World’s Most Ethical Company, according to Ethisphere Institute – is dedicated to meeting the needs of developers and commercial property owners in Charlotte and elsewhere across the country and the world. Commercial Real Estate is one of many specialties available in U.S. Bank Commercial & Corporate Banking and one of many ways in which U.S. Bank serves its clients as a trusted financial partner.


Brasfield & Gorrie is serving as general contractor for the construction of the Ally Charlotte Center. Founded in 1964, Brasfield & Gorrie is one of the nation’s largest privately held construction firms, providing general contracting, design-build, and construction management services for a wide variety of markets. Deeply involved in the community, Brasfield & Gorrie has worked in the Charlotte market since 1999 and established a Charlotte office in 2011. Brasfield & Gorrie has a long-standing relationship with repeat client Crescent Communities, having completed 25 projects worth a combined $542 million for the real estate company over the last 19 years.


Little is an international architecture and design firm recognized for developing exceptional design solutions that generate business results. The firm focuses on the mixed-use, workplace, retail, healthcare and community industries and delivers results beyond architecture by combining expertise in traditional architectural services with proficiency in additional services that include land development, facilities planning, brand communication/design and digital animation. Little believes that a collaborative firm of experts from all disciplines and fields of design creates intersections that encourage new questions, new possibilities and breakthrough ideas.


505Design is driven to pursue stories that emotionally resonate with people and embody their aspirations. These stories, and their ability to translate the narrative, create meaningful experiences that differentiate their clients' brands. Located in Charlotte, Boulder, and San Francisco, 505Design is a multi-disciplinary firm, specializing in Project Visioning and Identity, Architecture, Interiors, Planning, and Environmental Graphics and Signage.


Regions Bank is one of the nation’s largest full-service providers of consumer and commercial banking, wealth management, mortgage and insurance products and services. Regions’ mission is to achieve superior economic value for all shareholders over time by making life better for their customers, their associates, and their communities and creating shared value as Regions helps them to meet their financial goals and aspirations.


Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) is a world leader in real estate services, powered by an entrepreneurial spirit. JLL buys, builds, occupies and invests in a variety of assets including industrial, commercial, retail, residential and hotel real estate. From tech startups to global firms, JLL's clients span industries including banking, energy, healthcare, law, life sciences, manufacturing and technology.

& Inclusion

At Crescent Communities, we live by our mission to build communities and better people's lives. We consistently strive to create meaningful partnerships and opportunities that enhance upward mobility, boost the diversity of our workforce, and ultimately reflect the diversity of the communities 

Working with Small and Minority Owned Companies is essential to the economy and community, and we understand that real progress starts with a “seat at the table.” For that reason, Crescent has launched a diversity and inclusion initiative right here in Charlotte as a way to address disparities, encourage inclusion, and create opportunities. We believe that the first step is forming relationships and communicating the opportunities available.

Click here to learn more about our initiative.