Another piece of the 2,000-acre Wildcat Tract in Berkeley County has been sold for new homes. An affiliate of homebuilder Ashton Woods added to its holdings with another 45-acre purchase, where about 95 homes will rise. Up to 5,700 houses have been approved for the entire tract west of Cane Bay Plantation.
Warren Lance Wise covers retail, real estate and Charleston International Airport for The Post and Courier. A graduate of the University of South Carolina, he holds nearly 50 local, state and national awards for journalistic excellence.
Johns Island residents now have two new dining options in part of a new six-building shopping center on Maybank Highway.
The chain operates one store in the Charleston area at 7400 Rivers Ave. in North Pointe Plaza Shopping Center in North Charleston.
Fishing guide Tanner Sutton wanted clothing more suited for the outdoors so he launched his own brand called Free Fly, reeled in his sister and brother-in-law from corporate jobs at Nike as partners in the business and moved to Charleston from Montana to make the dream a reality. They are now looking to double the size of their peninsula office as the company has grown to 16 employees and sells products in 300-plus stores across the U.S.
Charleston home showings rose for the second consecutive month in October after a 13-month skid. Meanwhile, a 72-unit affordable housing project is being proposed near the historic Angel Oak on Johns Island.
A 72-unit affordable housing project is being proposed for construction near the historic Angel Oak on Johns Island.
With jobs aplenty and people in a spending mood, Charleston-area holiday shoppers expect to lay out more than the national average of $1,050 and local merchants believe they will end the year with even more cheerful sales than last year.
The holiday centerpiece attraction will cost a little more this year across South Carolina. Christmas tree prices are expected to be up about 5 percent because of drier growing conditions, higher cost of doing business and a continued scarcity of the popular Fraser firs.