The Chesterfield

701 W. Main Street

The Chesterfield is a 286,000 square foot historic redevelopment featuring office, lab, technology, and retail space. In addition, the building features a central atrium to serve as a convening place for new ideas and collaboration.

Additional Project Information

Institutional Sponsor(s):

  • Duke University

Features and Amenities:

  • Distinctive innovation cluster including life sciences innovation center featuring shared lab space, co-working and curated programming
  • Conferencing facilities
  • Activated streetscape and retail spaces
  • Cafe/restaurants on-site
  • Dramatic six-story, 4,500 square foot interior atrium
  • 24/7 manned security desk, day porter and concierge with secure access to upper floors
  • Internal and off-site surface and structured parking
  • Transit oriented development with a close proximity to the Durham Amtrak station and future Durham light rail station
  • New iconic monument sign
  • Close proximity to the American Tobacco Campus
  • Walking distance to numerous Main Street restaurants and services, DPAC, Brightleaf Square, Durham Bulls Athletic Park, museums, theater, and housing


“The partnership with Wexford is critical. They are used to working with universities. And they are great at creating places where the private sector and universities can collide and collaborate.”


- Scott Selig, Vice President Real Estate

Duke University