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Another 1,000+ Homes For Nexton

Del Webb Communities, creator of age-restricted residential developments across the Southern U.S., plans its second neighborhood at Nexton in Summerville.  Jim Parker has the article here for The Post and Courier.

MUSC Coming to Lower Berkeley County’s Carnes Crossroads

Warren Wise of The Post and Courier reports that MUSC Health Primary Care broke ground today on a 10k SF primary care facility in Carnes Crossroads, just east of Nexton and south of Cane Bay Plantation, two massive planned unit developments undergoing significant commercial and residential growth.

Warren also reports that Carolina Park, a 1700 acre PUD in Mount Pleasant is opening THREE new phases of residential development – two in The Village and a third phase of custom homes in Riverside where prices are $500k to over $1M.

Lastly, Dunes West Golf and River Club has announced new townhomes priced from $430k and two new decorated townhome concepts in Ryland Homes’ 84-unit Tollison Path subdivision in Carolina Park.

Cabela’s Coming to CHS

First Sports Authority had the market all to themselves, then Dick’s at Citadel Mall and a new store in Mount Pleasant in mid-2015, then Field & Stream will open next month near Tanger in N CHS, then BASS Pro Shop (kinda), and now Cabela’s.  After a year of scouting out sites, the Midwest outdoor sporting good and retail chain Cabela’s will start on an 82k SF store in Nexton in Summerville that will open in late 2016.  Warren Wise of The Post and Courier has the announcement.

Credit Union Buys Site To Build Branch at Nexton

CPM Federal Credit Union paid $825k for a .7-acre site to build a 3,400 SF for a full-service branch at Nexton in Summerville.  Ashley Hefferman of The Charleston Business Journal has the announcement.

Berkeley County BoomTown

Brenda Rindge and David Slade of The Post and Courier offer a great article on the mega-developments of southwest Berkeley County that will inherit even more growth of the Charleston region as infrastructure, schools, and more raw land gets developed into residential lots.  What follows will be more retail options, office buildings, medical space and lessened commutes.

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SCRA Moving to Nexton

The South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA) is nearly finished with its new office building in Summerville’s Nexton development and will be re-locating this week, opening the way for Boeing to expand into SCRA’s existing location on International Drive and adjacent to Boeing’s production and assembly plant.  Boeing bought the buildings (subject to a ground lease from the FAA) in late 2013 which Boeing will demolish for its massive expansion.  Warren Wise of The Post and Courier has the announcement on SCRA and a little background and forecasting of Boeing’s plans.

Nexton Developer, MWV/Rockefeller Group, See Green With The Future With Electric Cars and $1/Day Commutes

Andy Owens of The Charleston Regional Business Journal brings us a story on Nexton, and MWV’s master planned development and their office building with The Rockefeller Group’s and its plans to truly be America’s next great city, with electric charging stations to charge cars and and the amazing $1/day commute.  MWV has great plans for Nexton as well as its other developments around CHS to be connected and allow technology to be a game changer for its residents and office and warehouse users alike.

AIG Moving to Nexton In Summerville

The insurance giant has signed a lease for almost 5,000SF in the new Nexton Office Campus building.  Colliers International represented the landlord.  Tryone Richardson of The Post and Courier has the story.

Canadian Bio-Med Company Going to Nexton in Summerville

The Post and Courier’s Warren Wise reports that a Canadian biopharmaceutical company will take the third floor of the SCRA Applied Technologies Center in the Nexton development when the new office building opens this fall in Summerville.  Aeterna Zentaris, with operations in Quebec City and in Frankfurt Germany established its offices in CHS in June and expects to fill about 60 new jobs in the coming years.  They develop novel treatments for cancer and hormonal diseases.

Mixed Use Developments and CHS’ Future

Liz Segrest of The Charleston Regional Business Journal offers highlights of the CRBJ’s Power Breakfast on Thursday that was focused on mixed-use developments around CHS and how they can help keep our quality of life the #1 reason for population and job growth.  Love the comment on “drive til you qualify” for housing in the far suburbs and commuting in to the job, more reason for mixed use developments and communities (e.g., Nexton) that could house both your home and your place of employment.