A New Home for the Knowledge Economy
Knowledge Park is an urban, mixed-use business park specifically designed for the knowledge-economy. Home to technology leaders, innovative startups, and creative industries, plus a thriving University, diverse neighborhoods, and the city's first craft breweries, Knowledge Park is emerging as the perfect location for businesses and people to make their own.
Knowledge Economy Businesses in Knowledge Park
Knowledge Park Districts
Knowledge Park is made up of three sub-districts: Winthrop University, University Center, and Old Town Rock Hill. These three areas connect to make Knowledge Park—a pedestrian-friendly cultural center of the town, with restaurants, businesses, shopping, events, education and training facilities, and plenty of apartments & housing.
Old Town Rock Hill
Old Town Rock Hill is the original downtown of the city. It is home to some of the most popular events and festivals in Rock Hill, including monthly Food Truck Fridays at Fountain Park and the annual ChristmasVille festival, both of which bring thousands of people into the downtown. It also boasts several local restaurants, art galleries, bars, and green spaces that are regularly enjoyed by locals. Old Town's unique character is reflected in its historic architecture and early 20th century craftsman and southern bungalow style housing.
Old Town is also home to Fountain Park Place, a new Class-A office and retail space adjacent to Fountain Park at the southernmost point of Knowledge Park. This building features easy access to all the social amenities of Old Town, as well as business assets like Zipstream Gigabit Internet service.
Future plans for the Old Town district include a new Performing Arts Center, a boutique hotel, more Main Street apartments, and an increased retail and restaurant presence.
Learn more about Old Town at OnlyInOldTown.com.
University Center is a new 23-acre development that will transform the once-thriving textile mill district into a modern mix of businesses, retail locations, apartments, event spaces, hospitality services, and a world-class indoor athletic facility. Nestled between Winthrop University and Old Town Rock Hill, this site is the heart of Knowledge Park.
Established in 1886, Winthrop University is a public, co-educational university with over 6,000 students. It offers programs for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as professional certifications for continuing education. Winthrop is the most diverse public school in the state of South Carolina, is ranked by several national publications as one of the best public universities in the Southern United States.