July 2016

Found 7 blog entries for July 2016.

A new, Daniel Island inspired, 18,000 home development in the Cainhoy area will be the largest ever for the Charleston area. The new development will encompass 9,087 acres; larger than the Charleston Peninsula and Daniel Island combined.  It expected to be a partnership between the Guggenheim Foundation, The Daniel Island Company and The Beach Company.

Cainhoy Plantation will be a city-sized community of up to 45,000 residents. The development will benefit from major lane expansion and improvements on both Clements Ferry Road and Highway 41, that will be complete in 2021.  An investment now, in my opinion, in real estate along Clements Ferry Road may represent an attractive opportunity.  However, traffic may be challenging until the lane expansions

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There is a lot of excitement about the new Daniel Island Performing Arts Center. The Performing Arts Center is expected to open in 2019. The new arts center will be located in a great central location in downtown Daniel Island. It will feature a 450-seat Proscenium Theater, a 99-seat Black Box Theater, and Combined Indoor Lobby and Outdoor Plaza Gathering Spaces. We are excited to have another landmark on Daniel Island that will continue to bring more culture and vibrancy to our Island Town. The effort is an exciting one not only for Daniel Island but also for the entire Charleston area -- which has had the desire for additional performance venues. The center will bring more diversity to downtown Daniel Island and only continue to add to our

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With Charleston’s accelerated economic and population growth, it’s popularity continues to increase.  Just last week, Travel and Leisure selected Charleston as the #1 city in the world,  Not surprisingly Daniel Island also continues to expand.  One new development is Wharf 7, a new luxury apartment community located in Daniel Island Park. Wharf 7 will be completed before the end of 2016 and some units are available for a pre-lease today.  This pet-friendly apartment, home to a dog park and pet washing area, also has easy access to other great amenities.  This includes Daniel Island’s 25 miles of trails, a freshwater pond, and a saltwater pool.  This community-based apartment has a 10,000 square foot clubhouse with a coffee bar and meeting rooms that

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Over the last four years, Charleston has been named the top city in the United States by Travel & Leisure magazine. This year, however, Charleston ranked as the #1 City in the World!  Charleston is the first American city ever to earn this ranking and recognition.  The ranking comes as no surprise to residents and visitors.  As a resident of Charleston, we cannot be happier with the incredible quality of life and community.  Charleston is located in an ideal coastal setting and is home to amazing architecture, the best restaurants, historical landmarks, and some of the friendliest people we have ever met.  With the nearby amazing beaches, such as Sullivan's Island, Isle of Palms, and Folly Beach,

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New commercial and residential developments in Daniel Island Town center will bring residents a plethora of new opportunities. In the island’s center, six new developments are underway on both sides of I-526. On Island Park Drive there will be a new Central Island Square, a high-end residential/retail/restaurant complex, a new gas station, and the Daniel Island Performing Arts Center that will feature a 450-seat Proscenium Theater, a 99-seat Black Box Theater, and Combined Indoor Lobby and Outdoor Plaza Gathering Space. In Daniel Island Park there is continuing construction on Wharf 7, a luxury apartment community, neighboring Wharf 7, is an assisted living facility that includes Alzheimer’s care.  Finally, Blackbaud has announced that are building a

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Our rock star real estate agent, Bob Farina, is back at it again! Bob, put together this chart which outlines all of the golf courses in the Greater Charleston Area. We get questions all the time from potential home buyers about the golf courses in the area. This chart reinforces that golf courses in the Greater Charleston Area certainly is not an issue.  There are over 30 courses in the area. With so many choices it gives you the option to belong to a private or spend the day at a public.  Every kind of golfer can find their match as courses range in difficulty and price.  Charleston is a terrific golf community. There is no shortage of golf tournaments for residents and even for fans as Kiawah Island has hosted several PGA Championship events. With such

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The market is booming in downtown Charleston. Last week a Bed and Breakfast called, “Pink Palace”, or 5 East Battery,  sold for $6.5 million. The bed and breakfast will be used for single family residence by the new owners. This beautiful historic home has 24 rooms, five halls, six baths, four stairways and seven black marble mantels. A few weeks ago the James Simmons House at 37 Meeting St also sold for $7.5 million, the second-highest ever in historic Charleston. This pre-Revolutionary War house is a historic gem in Charleston. The home was used as Confederate headquarters during the Civil War. The home constructed in 1760, is a 8,384-square-foot residence, that was bought in 1840, for only $9,000!  Now it is only the second most expensive sale ever in

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