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About Kannapolis

The Nutrition Research Institute is located within the new North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, NC. Located in the Greater Charlotte region, Kannapolis is a blossoming community, steeped in history and full of charm. With a population of 40,000, this community offers many modern day conveniences while maintaining its welcoming small-town feel. Historically a mill village, Kannapolis is well on its way to becoming one of the most prestigious areas in North Carolina.

Live, Learn, and Play at Kannapolis

Housing
Hospitals
Elementary and Secondary Education
Colleges and Universities
Recreation and Entertainment
Nearby Charlotte
Map and Directions

Housing

The North Carolina Research Campus initiative will bring a wave of economic revitalization to the Kannapolis area. This economic growth will prove lucrative to real estate development. Kannapolis boasts a diverse assortment of housing options. There are many renovated old era homes available for prospective home owners who desire classic architectural designs. There are plans for a new housing development to be built adjacent to the research campus and other developments are already under way in the surrounding area. For information on Kannapolis real estate, click here.

Hospitals

There are several distinguished hospitals located near the Kannapolis area. Quality patient care is at your doorstep. Some notable nearby area hospitals include:

Elementary and Secondary Education

Kannapolis and its environs offer a number of educational institutions that strive for quality and excellence. For more information on specific schools, click on the links below:

Colleges and Universities

Recreation and Entertainment

Kannapolis offers a wealth of activities for people of all ages. The Kannapolis community personally invites you and your family to enjoy all that Kannapolis has to offer. From minor league professional sports to parades, brown bag lunch forums to lecture series, visitors and residents of Kannapolis find a relaxing yet lively atmosphere that prevails when the community gets together. The city hosts special events throughout the year; no matter what the season, entertaining activities are always available. For more information on upcoming events and Kannapolis attractions, please visit the City of Kannapolis visitorís page.

Nearby Charlotte

Kannapolis is only 30 minutes north of the city of Charlotte. Charlotte is one of the fastest growing cities in the United States. The cost of living in Charlotte has remained relatively low, making it attractive to many individuals looking to become homeowners. Interesting sites and activities are abundant in Charlotte. Some points of interests include the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, the Mint Museum of Art, the Whitewater Training Facility, and Discovery Place. For sports enthusiasts, Charlotte is home to the NFL Panthers and the NBA Bobcats. For outdoor adventurers, beautiful parks and open-air facilities are close at hand that offer a variety of recreation activities. No matter what your interests--Charlotte has a lot to offer. For more information on Charlotte, click here.

Map and Directions



From Chapel Hill :
Take I-40 West to I-85 South towards Charlotte. Take Exit 60 toward Kannapolis. Then, turn right onto Dale Earnhardt Blvd. Go to the 5th traffic light and turn right onto Main Street. Go past David H. Murdock Core Laboratory and turn left onto Laureate Way. Our building is located at 500 Laureate Way(268 mi).

From Charlotte :
Take I-85 North to Exit 60 which is Dale Earnhardt Blvd. Then, turn left onto Dale Earnhardt Blvd. Go to the 5th traffic light and turn right onto Main Street. Go past David H. Murdock Core Laboratory and turn left onto Laureate Way. Our building is located at 500 Laureate Way(28 mi).

From Atlanta :
Take I-85 North to Exit 60 which is Dale Earnhardt Blvd. Then, turn left onto Dale Earnhardt Blvd. Go to the 5th traffic light and turn right onto Main Street. Go past David H. Murdock Core Laboratory and turn left onto Laureate Way. Our building is located at 500 Laureate Way(28 mi).