Charlotte is the largest city in North Carolina and offers a unique blend of southern hospitality and cosmopolitan flair. It’s the second largest banking center in the country and is a world-class city with more than 850 foreign companies and eight Fortune 500 corporate headquarters. Charlotte’s diversity and sophistication offer a range of cultural, recreational and lifestyle choices. Also known as the “Queen City,” Charlotte has affordable housing in a variety of styles, price ranges and living environments. Whether it’s a condo in the heart of uptown, a planned community in the suburbs or a home in one of the region’s more rural areas—there’s definitely somewhere for you to call home!
Charlotte offers an excellent quality of life with a mild four-season climate, multiple greenspaces, professional sports (Carolina Panthers & Charlotte Hornets), a PGA Tour golf event, NASCAR racing, renowned art galleries and Broadway plays. Our region boasts 38 higher education institutions and two major health-care systems. As if there’s not enough to enjoy in the Charlotte area, the Blue Ridge Mountains and coastal Carolina are both only a short drive from the city. Learn more about the greater Charlotte area by visiting the links below.