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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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).