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Durham, NC is known for its booming economic and tech development with Emerald Place located right in the middle of it all. Commuters will undoubtedly appreciate the short 15-minute drive downtown, while students at Duke University will delight in the convenient 15-minute drive to class. Enjoy state of the art business expos and a strong tech-based start-up atmosphere at the University while residing at Emerald Place.


Enjoy The Durham Performing Arts Center for some of the best concerts the city has to offer as well as the deluxe Carolina Theatre for a film, 1920s style. Take pleasure in some sports and nature at Solite Park, including volley ball, mountain biking, nature trails and more. For art lovers – take a day trip to “The Nasher Museum,” located on Dukes campus & famous for its unique, underrepresented art pieces as well as its immersive ambiance.


Emerald Place is only a few minutes away from Southpoint & Northgate malls - the city's most modern and beautiful shopping centers. There are stores including Abercrombie, Nordstrom, Macy’s, Apple and many other name brand name establishments available for all your needs. We’re also just a 10-minute ride to local Supermarkets such as Kroger, Food Lion & The Fresh Market.

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