Ballantyne, located in the south Charlotte area is a great place to live, work and play. Thousands of people make Ballantyne their home, and more and more companies are discovering that it is also a great place to work. Located in the heart of the community is the Ballantyne Corporate Park. The Ballantyne Corporate Park is a 535-acre master-planned office and first-class business community in North Carolina, which was the vision of Bissell Companies.
While many people often see the Ballantyne Corporate Park from its convenient location right off 485 and Johnston Road, there are probably several things you didn’t know about the park.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Ballantyne Corporate Park:
Running/Workout Stations –
Throughout the park there are a number of running trails, but perhaps the most popular is located at the Ballantyne Pond. If you’d like to keep track of your run then it doesn’t get any easier; 3.3 laps around the lake is a mile, and if you’d like to add a little workout to your run there’s a fit trail close by with 20 workout stations.
Corporate Park Events –
There are always events happening in and around the corporate park. Just last week there was a wellness fair in the Brixham Tent, with vendors from all around Charlotte. In addition to the vendors there was a pumpkin carving contest. There are always different types of events going on like fitness activities (yoga, pilates, zumba), and often times in the warmer months there will be live music.
Over by the event tent you will find places to sit down, relax and eat your lunch, but did you know there’s also a horseshoe pit? What better way to enjoy the Carolina sun than by challenging a co-worker to a friendly game of horseshoes.
Want to work on your golf game during your lunch hour, but you don’t have the time to run to the driving range? Well, as they say; drive for show, putt for dough. Located in the Ballantyne Corporate Park is a massive putting where you can work on your short game. The best part is, during business hours putters and balls are provided for free. What a great way to spend a lunch break.
On the Green Deli-
Located right next to the putting green is the appropriately titled On the Green Deli. Enjoy a wide selection of breakfast and lunch items without ever having to leave the comforts of the park.
In addition to the deli, and the other restaurants in the area, a variety of food trucks also visit the Ballantyne Corporate Park. Check out the events calender above and enjoy some of the finest food that Charlotte has to offer on wheels.
Ballantyne Corporate Park Card (BCPCard)-
Tenants of the park receive a Ballantyne Corporate Park Card which gets discounts at a number of stores and restaurants in the area. The card is good for discounts for everything from oil changes, to dry cleaning, to cheeseburgers. Check out all the discounts right here.
14 Miles of Bike Lanes –
In addition to the miles of sidewalks, running trails and fit stations there are also 14 miles of bike lanes in the corporate park. So whether you’d like to bike to work, or just go for a leisurely ride you have it all right out your office door.
Ballantyne Book Club –
Do you like to read, but you have nobody to chat about the latest hot novel with? Problem solved! The Ballantyne Book Club meets several times a month and discusses of variety of the classics and latest titles.
Virtual Offices Available-
In addition to the class A office space, medical space, and furnished office space that is available there are also virtual offices in the park. You can enjoy all the amenities of the corporate park, without the lease.
There are so many reasons to love Ballantyne, and the Corporate Park has tons to offer businesses in the area. If you are looking for a great place to work than you have got to check out the Ballantyne Corporate Park.