Moving Up to Greenville

A Greenville Newcomer Goes House Hunting

As a fan of Greenville on the Rise, I am happy for the opportunity to write about our experience as both newcomers to Greenville and active participants in the community.   My wife and I are are in the early stages of house hunting in the area, where  my in-laws decided it was the right place …

Camperdown Project

Greenville News Building Demolished to Make Room for Camperdown Project

The site of the old Greenville News Building along camperdown, broad, and main street has been mostly demolished and making room for an entirely new space downtown which is said to be the home of the new Greenville News Offices, a 150-room hotel, a 240-unit apartment complex, and a 12-story office and condo building overlooking …

Northpointe Project

Northpointe Project on Stone Avenue Construction Underway

If you’ve been down Stone avenue lately, you’ve no doubt seen the construction going on near Wade Hampton and Church street. The plan is to turn this triangular-shaped lot that sits sandwiched between Stone Avenue, Wade Hampton Boulevard and Church street into a “walkable community” featuring 284 Apartment Units, and a State-of-the-Art Grocery Store. The …

Spring Hill Suites and Residence Inn

Two Hotels Under One Roof on the Corner of Washington and Spring Street

If you’ve been downtown lately, you’ve probably noticed the orange and white construction barriers surrounding the property at the corner of Washington Avenue and Spring Street – directly across the street from the Spring Street Garage. It appears as if construction has started for two new hotels which will share the same roof. The Greenville …

Overbrook Lofts

The Overbrook Lofts sit overlooking 385 and Stone Avenue. Just 29 apartments are contained in this complex, with Studio, One Bedroom and Two Bedroom units going for $1,000, $1,350, and $1,600 per month. No mention of a pool, but the amenities listed include granite countertops, 10ft ceilings, stainless steel appliances, grilling stations and on-site recycling. …

Greenville’s “Bermuda Triangle”

Odd-shaped lot in close proximity to the Wellness Arena Continues to Sit Empty

This project sits empty to this day. Back in 2014 and 2015 developers had plans to build an apartment complex called Broadstone Gateway with 4 stories and 257 apartment units, but couldn’t get the approval of the Development Review Board. They took a few good tries at it before pulling out. The property sits vacant …

Noble Dog Hotel

This New Hotel is For the Dogs

A new hotel is coming to Hampton Station, but this one caters exclusively to your four-legged friends. The Noble Dog hotel, which offers “Suites” ranging from $47 to $69 per night, give your dog a life of luxury in their own private suite, and access to a private chef. When you’re out of town, you …

Homewood Suites by Hilton

Old Elgin-Williamson Body Shop Next to Mac's Speed Shop Slated for Demolition

So it looks like the Homewood Suites Hotel planned for the old Elgin-Williamson Collision Repair Building next to Mac’s Speed Shop is finally getting underway. A perimeter fence has been constructed around the property, signaling demolition work is likely to begin soon. There will be retail space along main street, and hopefully the parking deck …

Hyatt Place

New Hotel Under Construction Next to Elliot Davis on Broad Street

Construction is underway on a new Hyatt Place hotel across the street from Erwin Penland and directly beside Elliot Davis on broad street. The hotel would be the 13th hotel along main street. Construction is anticipated to last 14 to 16 months, so look for an opening around the end of the year. The hotel …

West End Apartment Homes

Construction Underway for New Apartments on old Pendleton Baptist Church Property

The large church that previously sat along main street has been demolished and  construction is underway on a new set of luxury apartments. The developer originally had planned 5-stories but reduced to 4-stories so as not to block light to homes along rhett street after complaints from residents that live nearby in a neighborhood meeting. …