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Community leaders call on voters to turnout for municipal elections; past numbers described as 'deplorable'

Business leaders, voter turnout campaigners, and others are making late pleas to Charleston-area citizens to take the time to cast their ballots in next week's municipal elections.

Analysis shows denser mixed-use developments boost tax base amid economic growth

Maximizing and mixing land use greatly increases the tax generated per acre, an analysis that boosts the argument for denser developments in the fast-growing Palmetto region reveals.

Developer remembers Hugo: 'You have no choice but to get through it'

John Darby remembers well a previous hurricane called Hugo. It totaled his childhood home.

The Beach Company executive speaks on housing panel

The Beach Company's senior vice president of development, Dan Doyle, spoke on a panel recently at the 2017 Power Breakfast Series offered by the Charleston Regional Business Journal and Charleston Southern University.

Mother Emanuel memorial to show 'love will overcome hate'

A memorial to be built outside a Charleston church where nine worshipers were massacred will serve to raise national awareness that racism and hate can be overcome by love and forgiveness, according to one of those leading the campaign to build the monument.

Sola Station in downtown Columbia to include dog park, recreational facilities

Cabanas, courtyards, a clubroom and dog park will be a part of The Beach Co.’s downtown Columbia project, Sola Station, which is slated to be complete in 2018.

The Beach Company reports on its South Carolina projects

The Beach Company recently posted a series of updates about its top projects on the company's website.

Charleston BAR approves The Beach Company's final application for Sgt. Jasper

After a multi-year battle that was taken to the courts, as well as the court of public opinion, The Beach Company has finally won approval of its final application for the redevelopment of the Sergeant Jasper property on the Charleston peninsula.

The Beach Company executive writes on wetlands construction

The Beach Company’s vice president of development, Kevin O’Neill, recently wrote an article for Multifamily News about building on wetlands.

Charleston debate over historic preservation and development is healthy, says adviser for National Trust for Historic Preservation

The long-running debate in the Charleston area about striking a balance between historic preservation and new development is healthy, according to Jon Hildreth, a Charleston-based senior adviser with the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Residents discuss proposed changes to Charleston's architectural board

Members of the public shared views Thursday at Burke High School on the way the Charleston Board of Architectural Review (BAR) operates.

Walkable apartments debut in Charleston’s Park Circle neighborhood

The Factory at Garco Park opened today in Charleston’s Park Circle district.

Strict land-use regulations threaten Charleston's affordability, economist warns

Charleston runs the risk of economic stagnation if it follows the example of other once-dynamic regions, such as Manhattan and San Francisco, by passing overly strict land-use regulations, author and economist Tyler Cowen said.

GUEST POST: Breaking Ground in Southeast Markets in 2017

While demand for dense developments provides the opportunity to break ground in new markets, there are unique challenges in doing so.

Millennials, baby boomers seek similar housing options

When it comes to choosing a residence, millennials and baby boomers have a lot in common, according to The Beach Company.

Baby boomers, millennials form housing communities in the hearts of cities

Increasing numbers of baby boomers in South Carolina are ditching their mortgages to rent in multi-family buildings in the heart of cities, a prominent building developer has noted.

At long last, Sgt. Jasper redevelopment project receives approval from Charleston BAR

After years of delay, it appears the historic Sergeant Jasper redevelopment project on the Charleston peninsula has been given the green light to proceed from the Charleston Board of Architectural Review (BAR).

Two days, two events and the future of Charleston's architecture

The way the city of Charleston looks in the future could be determined over the course of the next two days.

The Beach Company continues support for nonprofit initiatives

For more than 70 years, The Beach Company has strongly supported nonprofit organizations that promote youth, education, arts and culture.

The Beach Company plans upscale village in Summerville

An affiliate of The Beach Company of Charleston has acquired 19.04 acres of land at the intersection of Highway 17A and Dorchester Road in Summerville.

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