Eagle Point is situated in Central Durham, less than 6 miles from Research Triangle Park (“RTP”). The Triangle’s relatively low cost of living, high standard of living, and job growth make it a great place to reside.
Eagle Point is strategically located with easy access to all of the major employment centers in the Raleigh-Durham MSA, 4 major universities, and major retailers. The RTP is located less than 6 miles southeast of the property via NC Hwy 55 and Interstate I-40. The RTP is home to over 170 companies and employs approximately 42,500 people. Durham Area Transit Authority (“DATA”) has a bus stop conveniently located just steps from the entrance of Eagle Point on Fayetteville Street, a main thoroughfare in the area. Eagle Point is also just seconds from the future light rail station which will allow residents to appropriately access Durham, Chapell Hill, RTP, Morrisville, Cary, Raleigh, Garner, Clayton and Wake Forest.
Retail & Dining
South Square is located four miles west of Eagle Point via NC Hwy 15. The 457,090 SF shopping center features retail options such as Super Target, Sam’s Club, Ross Dress for Less, PetCo, Office Depot and Firestone as well as dining options Chick-fil-a and Taco Bell. In addition, Eagle Point is located just five miles north of The Streets at Southpoint. The Streets at Southpoint is a super-regional shopping mall that encompasses 1,330,000 SF, features 150 shops & restaurants, and receives 1 million visitors every month. The mall is anchored by Belk, J.C. Penny, Sears, Macy’s, and offers the first Nordstrom’s in the state of North Carolina. This property also boasts Southpoint Cinemas, a movie megaplex featuring 16 movie screens with stadium seating, an IMAX auditorium, and a total of 3,000 seats. The mall is a popular destination for the entire Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area as it is the closest major mall to UNC, Duke University, and North Carolina Central University.
Research Triangle Park
Located immediately to the northwest of the world-renowned Research Triangle Park (“RTP”), residents of Eagle Point enjoy the convenience of being just minutes from the area’s most significant employment center comprised of over 170 companies and employing approximately 42,500 people. Via a simple left hand turn onto E Cornwallis Road, residents have direct access into the RTP.Roughly 82% of the employees in the RTP work for multinational corporations.Major employers in the RTP include IBM, GlaxoSmithKline, Cisco Systems, Fidelity Investments, Credit Suisse, and Nortel Networks, all leaders in their respective industries.
Duke University Medical Center
Located less than 8 minutes from Eagle Point, Duke Medicine is a world-class academic and health care system that integrates the Duke University Health System, the Duke University School of Medicine, and the Duke University School of Nursing. Established in 1930, the hospital currently houses 924 beds and a network of physicians and hospitals serving both Durham County and Wake County, as well as surrounding areas. The Medical Center currently occupies 7.5 million square feet in 90 buildings on 210 acres. It is consistently ranked among the top ten heal care organizations in the United States. The Duke University Health System is a major employment driver in the area and the second-largest private employer in North Carolina with approximately 34,000 full-time employees.
World-Class Higher Education
The Triangle is known as the epicenter of education in North Carolina due to the presence of major colleges and universities in the area. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University, North Carolina State University and North Carolina Central University are all within minutes of Eagle Point. The four schools combined total enrollment is over 87,000 students and they employ over 31,000 people in the Raleigh-Durham area. Eagle Point is well positioned to prosper as the RTP acts as a major job creator to new graduates and many decide to stay in the area and become professionals in this affluent job market. UNC Health Care: Another premiere medical facility is a mere 15 minutes from Eagle Point in Chapel Hill. Established in 1952, the UNC Health Care organization is a state-owned network of hospitals that utilize state-of-the-art facilities in order to offer the highest quality of health care. UNC Health Care currently houses 803 beds in total and employs 7,215 staff members and 1,091 physicians. The hospitals of UNC health Care average 3,510 births per year (almost 10 per day) and over 900,000 clinic visits per year.
Raleigh-Durham (RDU) International Airport
Eagle Point is conveniently located just 15 minutes from RDU International Airport. The airport services 38 domestic and international destinations on over 350 daily flights. The airport’s recent addition of Terminal 2, completed in January 2011, includes 36 new gates, additional security lines, and multiple retail and dining options. Residents of Eagle Pointe enjoy the proximity to a major international airport.