The StateView Hotel
Venture Alliance logo

Why Venture+Alliance?

The Venture and Alliance buildings on NC State’s Centennial Campus offer a convenient and central location to a variety of amenities both on and off campus. There is something for everyone whether it be a short walk to The Hunt Library or to grab a quick bite to eat from the food trucks offered each day. After work, take a 10 minute drive to meet friends at one of the many shops and restaurants at Cameron Village or head down to the Warehouse District to meet an associate. For those of you that like to stay active, take in a round of golf at Lonnie Poole Golf Club or ride your bike around the connector. Whatever your day brings, Venture and Alliance will provide you with a perfect blend of urban amenities and outdoor adventure.

Hunt Library

A state-of-the-art research library and an international destination for students, faculty, and partners who seek to explore how collaborative spaces and innovative applications of technology can inspire the next generation of engineers, designers, scientists, researchers, and humanists.

Hunt Library

On Campus Dining

Venture Alliance food trucks

Food Trucks

Raleigh-area food truck vendors bring a variety of lunchtime options. The food trucks provide service between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. each day in front of the Venture Place building on Centennial Campus.

Terrace Dining Room

A full-service restaurant on Centennial Campus located within the Carol Johnson Poole Clubhouse at Lonnie Poole Golf Course.

The Oval

Located on the lower level of Wolf Ridge Apartments, across from Hunt Library on Centennial Campus. This location has 4 restaurants, including a cafe for early-morning and late-night service.

Port City Java

There are two Port City Java locations on Centennial Campus serving a menu of signature coffee beverages and a variety of food offerings.

Shuttle Inn C-Store

Located on the lower level of the College of Textiles. It offers hot dogs, soup, beverages, snacks and a variety of grab-and-go convenience items.

Area Recreation

Lake Raleigh

Located on NC State’s Centennial Campus, enjoy fishing, kayaking, or canoeing or just sit on a park bench and soak up the views.

Centennial Bikeway Connector

A 2.3 mile multi-purpose bike path adjacent to Centennial Pkwy on the NC State University Centennial Campus. Part of the Capital Area Greenway.

Capital Area Greenway

The trail system has over 100 miles of trails to explore. There are 28 trails that comprise the greenway system, each with its unique features, destinations, and character.

Lonnie Poole Golf Club

The only collegiate golf course in the world designed by the legendary Arnold Palmer. A public golf course on the Centennial Campus of NC State University that serves as a venue for the men’s varsity golf and women’s varsity golf teams.

Centennial Campus Disc Golf Course

A 9 hole disc golf course on Centennial Campus.

Dorothea Dix Park

Raleigh’s largest city park. The 308-acre site blends historic architecture and rich landscapes into a unique destination in the heart of Raleigh.

Lake Raleigh
Centennial Campus Disc Golf Course


The StateView Hotel

The StateView Hotel is rated among The Top Downtown Raleigh Hotels.


Farmers Market

Considered one of the nation’s best and most modern markets, visitors enjoy 75 acres of indoor/outdoor specialty shops, restaurants and garden center, with fruits, vegetables, meats, and gift products from across the state.

Cameron Village

A premier shopping destination where you can get most anything you need, while finding fun things you want. Explore and discover nearly 100 of the best restaurants, shops, boutiques, cafes, and services that Raleigh has to offer.

Shopping near Venture+Alliance
Shopping near Raleigh, NC

Mission Valley

A shopping center with over 20 delicious dining options, a variety of shops and services.

Warehouse District

Characterized by its red brick warehouses, the Warehouse District has transformed into a vibrant mix of art museums, restaurants, destination retail, technology firms, and transit-oriented development with the opening of Raleigh Union Station and The Dillon, a mixed use tower and residential development. The Warehouse District is home to Citrix, HQ Raleigh, The Dillon, Raleigh Union Station, and Morgan Street Food Hall, and Weaver Street Market – downtown’s only grocery store. You’ll find over 10 restaurants, 11 stores, six art galleries, and 81,000 square feet of retail space under construction.