BREAKING GROUND. Work to begin on first phase of Intersect East


Gold-colored shovels turned ceremonial dirt Tuesday as Intersect East kicked off its first phase in redevelopment of East Carolina University’s former warehouse district. Developer Elliott Sidewalk Communities joined with university officials, Board of Trustees members, and local and state leaders in breaking ground on the $40 million project to renovate three buildings on the 19-acre tract off 10th Street and within sight of ECU’s new Life Sciences and Biotechnology Building. “Intersect East will be a vital connection between businesses, industries, communities and individuals that partner with East Carolina University, with faculty, staff and students finding solutions to tomorrow’s problems,” said Merrill Flood, director of ECU’s Millennial Campus planning and local community affairs. Read the full article on ECU News