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No More Room ? City Officials Stop Approval of New 50-Room Hotel

Dave Munday of The Post and Courier reports that the Charleston zoning board may be tapping the brakes on new hotel development in the city center with the decline of a request for a new 50-room hotel at 36 N. Market Street downtown.

Downtown Sees Potential Of A 16% Increase in Hotel Room Inventory

The Post and Courier’s Allison Prang offers a timely article on a big slug of potential hotel room inventory looming of some 760 rooms.  Too many?  The city will study supply and demand as the city considers a moratorium on new zoning applications through the rest of 2016…

Re-Zoning for Boeing Expansion This Week

The re-zoning of Boeing’s “Aerospace Campus” adjacent to the CHS airport, will go in front of the North CHS City Council on Thursday nite for hopeful final approval.  Boeing is asking for a planned unit development district that will allow it greater flexibility for its planned needs.  In all, about 466 acres are part of the re-zoning; 80 acres would be for manufacturing, 182 acres for automobile parking, 126 acres for aircraft parking/maneuvering, and the remainder for office space and stormwater detention.  Boeing has announced a dual-bay painting hangar for 787 Dreamliners that will open in 2016.  It has not announced, yet, what else they have planned for the site.  Whatever it is, it will be BIG.  The Post and Courier’s Grapevine has the story.