A dedicated team committed to delivering lasting value that improves lives.

The Development Team

Bringing Creativity to Development



Modern communities require a progressive, multidisciplined, and long-term perspective to create lasting value. Crescent Communities has assembled the most respected names in real estate, architecture, construction, and design as our strategic partners. Together with Lincoln Harris, we will bring The River District vision to life while improving each life that calls it home.


Lincoln Harris is dedicated to providing superior real estate solutions for clients. Relentless in their search for new opportunities that add tangible and intangible value, Lincoln Harris hires and retains the most talented real estate professionals in each of its markets. Valuing client relationships above all else, Lincoln Harris is committed to serving as a trusted strategic partner delivering comprehensive real estate solutions. 



Design and Construction

LAND DESIGNMaster Planning and Civil Engineering

Land Design creates places that bring people together. Places where people work, live, and play. Places that people love. Land Design is a collaborative group of landscape architects, civil engineers, planners, and urban designers that approach projects with unique expertise and diverse perspectives, but with a shared goal to create places that matter.


Cooper Robertson practices award-winning architecture and urban design with both disciplines working together at a range of scales. Their New York City-based staff skillfully addresses large-scale urban design challenges, shapes major cultural and educational buildings, and crafts exceptional private residences and resorts. As waterfront design experts, they have worked at the local, state, and national levels to plan for resilient place-making in the advent of climate change.

Urban Design AssociatesMaster Planning

UDA is a Pittsburgh-born-and-based urban design firm with the time-tested experience and expertise to conceive the building, block, city or region for which a community, institution, or company is calling. UDA is one team with a collective passion for revitalizing cities. They're all about creating vibrant public spaces and exceptional places for people of all walks of life to live, work, and play. Not only is their craft rooted in the traditions of hand-drawing and illustration, but they’re also committed to allowing local traditions to guide the design and development of reimagined communities. They believe deeply in the interaction and connection of architecture to the creation of public space, and you’ll often find them shaping policy to further improve the urban condition for everyone.

WRAY WARD | Branding

Wray Ward is the home of passionately creative thinkers. The marketing communications agency serves clients in categories from home to health care and automotive to energy, with a specialty in building brands that elevate the style, comfort and function of the American home. With a deep integration across service offerings, including insights, strategic brand planning, media planning and buying, advertising, digital, public relations, video production and search, Wray Ward delivers intelligent, inspired, engaging and results-driven work.

505DESIGN | Design

505Design is driven to pursue stories that emotionally resonate with people and embody their aspirations. These stories, and their ability to translate the narrative, create meaningful experiences that differentiate their clients' brands. Located in Charlotte, Boulder, and San Francisco, 505Design is a multi-disciplinary firm, specializing in Project Visioning and Identity, Architecture, Interiors, Planning, and Environmental Graphics and Signage.



Diversity and Inclusion

Lil Associates | Diversity & Inclusion

Lil Associates II, Inc. was established in 1983 as a Construction Consulting Firm. They have successfully developed and implemented diversity related initiatives on commercial construction projects to increase the opportunity for inclusion of Minority, Women, and Small Business Enterprises. They consistently provide breakthrough solutions to meet our partners' goals through education and building quality relationships between majority and minority contractors.

Connecting city life with natural splendor.

Just west of a thriving metropolis and situated amid natural stillness, The River District will be a 1,400-acre master-planned community unlike anywhere else in Charlotte.

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