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Marketplace at Ellis Crossing

NEC Ellis Rd & Watchorn St., Durham, North Carolina

Project Type


Project Size

30 acres





Space Available

Located just 5 miles from Downtown Durham and twenty miles from Downtown Raleigh, this mixed-use development is ideally situated between two of the fastest-growing cities in North Carolina.

The site is part of Research Triangle Park, which consists of 11+ million SF of office/research and 7+ million SF of industrial/distribution. With over 264 research companies and more than 50,000 high-tech workers, the local area has quickly become one of the largest newly-developed employment areas in the country.

Road improvements are in place and expected to promote economic development for this area, improving access between Durham, Research Triangle Park and Raleigh-Durham International Airport.

Within 5 miles of the site, there are over 159,000 people with average HHI incomes nearly $90,000. There are several new multifamily and single-family residential developments, with more planned and under construction.

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2020 Estimated Population

Radius Total Population Daytime Population
1 mile 3,721 3,569
3 mile 39,153 27,317
5 mile 159,642 92,488

2020 Estimated Household Income

Radius Average HHI Median HHI
1 mile $75,471 $50,476
3 mile $79,270 $67,839
5 mile $89,550 $66,254

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Brandon Borah

Brandon Borah

Director, Retail Sales & Leasing