Nexton lies in the Charleston metropolitan statistical area (MSA), which has seen rapid growth in population and employment rates since 2010. This project is located some 18 miles west of the Charleston urban area encompassing the Port of Charleston, one of the USfs busiest ports in terms of cargo volume.
The 5,000-acre development site will include 2,000 acres of parks and other open spaces, over 7,000 residential units, and over 180 acres of commercial and office space.
The community has an elementary school that promotes digital learning, offering super-fast internet connectivity and a tablet computer for every pupil. Also featuring an area aimed at active seniors aged 55 and over, the community is designed to meet the needs of residents spanning a wide generational range.
Total development areaOver 7 square miles
Total number of units7,233 (projected)
FacilitiesCommercial spaces, offices, medical campus, park