Monthly Archives: November 2015

Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market in Goose Creek Sol

The region’s first Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market, which opened in June, was sold to a family trust out of California at a reported $12.8M.  The Post and Courier’s John McDermott has the announcement.

Bowman Place Getting New J. Crew Concept

J. Crew Mercantile, the big retailer’s new outlet concept, will take 6,000 SF at the new Bowman Place Shopping Center in Mount Pleasant, joining Dick’s Sporting Goods, DSW Shoes, and Urban Cookhouse.  Warren Wise has the announcement for The Post and Courier, along with other revelations:

  • Zaxby’s, Mellow Mushroom and Community Pizza House all coming to the Tanger Outlets area in N CHS
  • A new Urban Nirvana in N CHS
  • Another Zaxby’s, this one on Hwy 17 N in Mount Pleasant

CHS Airport Projecting Significant Growth

Officials at Charleston County Aviation Authority are expecting outbound ticketholders to total 2 million in 2023, 25% higher than the record 1.5M reached just last year.  Since 2010, CHS has seen a 55% increase in passenger growth.  The airport just underwent a $200M expansion and renovation adding five new gates.   Delta has the lion’s share of the market here with 32%, American/USAir, now combined, totaled 25%, followed by Southwest at 18% which just started service here in 2010, followed by United at 13% and JetBlue at 11%, but just two years old here.  The Post and Courier’s Warren Wise has the story and statistics here.

JetBlue Adding Daily Flight Between CHS and WDC

JetBlue Airways will start a third daily flight between Ronald Reagan airport in Washington DC in the late Spring.  It just added service between CHS and Fort Lauderdale and earlier in 2015 announced a second route between The Holy City and Boston.  Warren Wise of The Post and Courier has the story here.

Alaska Airlines Starts Non-Stop Service to Seattle

The Great Northwest and The  Lowcountry are now connected with the first non-stop service between the Seattle on the West Coast and CHS with 3x a week service beginning in November.  John McDermott of The Post and Courier has the story here.

$15M Expansion to The Restoration Hotel Opening in December

Ranked 38th in the world by Conde Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards, the newly expanded Restoration on King is set to open, adding 34 rooms.  Allison Prang has the announcement here for The Post and Courier.

Plans for Lowe’s and an Aldi in Mount Pleasant

Developer Avtex Commercial has submitted plans for a Lowe’s Home Improvement store in the Market at Oakland shopping center in north Mount Pleasant, just north of the Blackbeard’s Cove Family Fun Park, across from Park West and just north of Hwy 41.  An Aldi grocery store is also planned for the site that was once being considered for a new Academy Sports.  Warren Wise has the story here for The Post and Courier.

New HarrisTeeter Opens On Maybank Hwy on James Island

HarrisTeeter, now a unit of The Kroger Co., opened at 1739 Maybank Highway on James Island, one of seven stores it acquired from Piggly Wiggly in 2013.  The 43k SF store is the 6th in the CHS region.  Warren Wise has the announcement for The Post and Courier along with other retail stories.