University Real Estate & Development

University Real Estate & Development encompasses all university real estate activities and strengthens the university’s mission through engagement with internal and external partners.  

About NC State University and the Centennial Campuses
The largest university in the state of North Carolina, NC State University operates and maintains 1,163 buildings on 106,990 acres statewide. A total of 452 buildings are located on the 2,200-acre main campus located in Raleigh, comprising more than 8 million assignable square feet. The assets beyond the main campus include research farms, 4H camps, extension offices, field labs, research forests, and other miscellaneous mission-supporting facilities. All of the university’s physical resources support its mission of instruction, research, and community service.

The Centennial Campuses, composed of Centennial Campus and Centennial Biomedical Campus, are research, advanced technology and academic communities where university, industry and government partners interact and collaborate. The Centennial Campuses physically cover more than 1,300 acres, and are environmentally sensitive, mixed-use developments home to more than 62 corporate, industrial and government partners working alongside more than 75 University research and academic units.

About University Real Estate & Development
University Real Estate & Development has three functional areas: Centennial Campus Operations, Centennial Campus Property Management, and University and Affiliated Entities Real Estate. Centennial Campus Operations oversees development, ground leases, and leasing space on Centennial Campus. Centennial Campus Property Management liaises with Centennial Campus tenants in the Poulton Innovation Center; Partners I, II, and III; Research I, II, III, and IV; and coordinates special events. University and Affiliated Entities Real Estate manages all real property owned or allocated to the university, the Endowment Fund, and affiliated foundations, thoroughly reviewing and approving all real property transactions prior to execution before submitting for approval by university administration and the governing bodies of the Board of Trustees, Board of Governors, and the Council of State.