Charlotte is North Carolina's largest metropolitan area and the country's second largest financial center. Such industry giants as Bank of America and Wells Fargo east coast operations are headquartered here. It is nicknamed the Queen City, in honor of British Queen, Charlotte Sophia of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. Charlotte and surrounding area offer a range of home choices from timeless Georgian Colonial-style to English Tudor homes, luxe townhomes and condominiums in the city to luxurious country estate homes and contemporary homes in prestigious golfing communities. Premier Sotheby's International Realty's Charlotte office is located in SouthPark, an area that earned its name from the upscale SouthPark Mall. Ideally located at the intersection of Fairview Road and Sharon Road in the city's south central segment, which is approximately six miles south of Uptown Charlotte. SouthPark, a residential neighborhood, also boasts one of the largest business districts in Charlotte and in the state with an estimated 40,000 employees. It has been likened to Atlanta's Perimeter Center district. Charlotte is a diverse community with museums and galleries, a vibrant nightlife scene with live music, pubs and eateries along with a host of professional performing art venues with Broadway productions, the Charlotte Symphony, Opera Carolina and the North Carolina Dance Theatre. For sports enthusiasts, Charlotte is the home of the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League, the Charlotte Bobcats of the National Basketball Association, the Charlotte Hounds of Major League Lacrosse and the NASCAR Hall of Fame.