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Birkdale Village is a new urban mixed use community twelve miles north of Charlotte, North Carolina in Huntersville, North Carolina. It has numerous restaurants, stores, cafes, apartments, town homes, and houses. A gym, a movie theater, a supermarket, a golf course, a greenway, an express bus park and ride, and the 32,510-acre (131.6 km2) Lake Norman are all within walking distance for the residents of Birkdale Village.
Rubbermaid, Everblue Training Institute, and SQL Sentry are headquartered within the walking footprint of the village center.
Design & development
Birkdale Village is a 52-acre (210,000 m2) new urbanist residential, retail and office mixed-use community located in Huntersville, North Carolina. The town center functions as the hub of a 800-acre (3.2 km2) new town that includes 4 communities of 2000 single-family homes and town houses. Included within the town center are 454,000 sq ft (42,200 m2). of retail and incidental office space, as well as 340 units of multi-family housing. Birkdale village is also located on the McDowell Creek Greenway, which provides walking and nature trails for residents while preserving the water quality of nearby McDowell Creek.
Birkdale Village was developed by Crosland, Inc. The design team included Shook Kelley, The Housing Studio & Land Design.
As the functional town center, Birkdale village hosts live music every Friday and Saturday evenings from 6:30pm to 9:30pm.
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