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There’s almost always something exciting happening at Carolina Park. Take a few minutes to explore these articles with announcements, news and events.

November 28, 2018

Charleston County Public Library to open Wando Mount Pleasant branch in 2019

A new home to thousands of books in the area is undergoing interior construction as it nears its grand opening. Nestled in North Mount Pleasant, Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) will open its new Wando Mount Pleasant library branch in May 2019. “I brag to everybody and tell them that I have the coolest job ever. I get to open new libraries. It’s so wonderful for our community,” shared Toni Pattison, CCPL project... Read More

September 24, 2018

Carolina Park Announces Completion of Bolden Park

September 24, 2018, Mt. Pleasant, SC – After nearly two years of planning and development, Carolina Park has announced the opening of its newest amenity – Bolden Park featuring a 20-acre lake as its centerpiece. Situated in the heart of the community’s Riverside custom homes neighborhood, the new park and lake are just the latest features setting Carolina Park apart as one of the Lowcountry’s premier master plann... Read More

June 12, 2018

Master planned communities drawing buyers by matching neighborhood variety with amenities, schools, businesses

The following is an excerpt from an article written by Jim Parker and appearing in the Charleston Post & Courier on June 9, 2018. Yesteryear's small towns evoke glowing memories of quaint center squares, well-kept homes behind picket fences, busy stores with friendly shopkeepers and tasty eateries down the street or a short drive. While the dreamy thoughts may be pollyanna-ish, they showcase an America that people envision even ... Read More

April 02, 2018

Carolina Park set to welcome new businesses and state-of-the-art library

March 20, 2018, Mt. Pleasant, SC – Already recognized as Mount Pleasant’s premier master planned community, Carolina Park continues to expand with the advent of four major construction projects currently underway within the 1,700-acre community. “From the start, we set out to create a vibrant community that includes exceptional opportunities for education, public services, and businesses,” said Brian Keels, Chief... Read More

February 14, 2018

Carolina Park Introduces Bolden Lake Neighborhood And Amenity

January 24, 2018, Mt. Pleasant, SC – Beginning January 29th, Carolina Park, the region’s premier master-planned community, will introduce a limited release of 30 custom homesites close to one of its newest and most significant amenities. Located in the heart of the Riverside community, the new Bolden Lake neighborhood will feature distinctive custom homes situated on large, private lots, each seamlessly integrated into the n... Read More

August 28, 2017

Two new schools open in Carolina Park, bringing total to five.

August 29, 2017 – MOUNT PLEASANT, SC – Carolina Park, already home to award-winning Wando High School, The Center for Advanced Studies at Wando, and the highly-regarded Children’s Center pre-school, has welcomed two more schools to its expanding “knowledge hub.” Oceanside Collegiate Academy and Carolina Park Elementary School have welcomed their first students to brand new facilities within the Carolina Par... Read More

July 19, 2017

Ground broken on new public library - Construction to begin later this year.

July 19, 2017, Charleston SC - Charleston County library and government officials broke ground on the newest Mount Pleasant Public Library in an event held on July 25th. The ceremonial groundbreaking for the Carolina Park branch, located at the intersection of Park Avenue and Carolina Park boulevards, sets the stage for actual construction to begin later this year. The new library will join Carolina Park Elementary School and Oceanside ... Read More

June 20, 2017

Carolina Park master-planned community in Mount Pleasant unveils new lake

June 10, 2017 - Written by Jim Parker for the Charleston Post & Courier - A lake to lure sightseers, anglers and paddling aficionados is emerging in one of the larger new villages east of the Cooper. Carolina Park recently noted the addition of the "significant amenity." Set to debut in 2018, 20-acre Bolden Lake will serve as a dynamic gathering spot and the centerpiece of the Riverside custom homes community, the master-p... Read More

February 20, 2017

Carolina Park Sees Record Sales In 2016

February 18, 2017 - Mt. Pleasant, SC - Among the largest master-planned communities in East Cooper, Carolina Park reached its peak for residential deals in 2016, notching 190 home sales last year while pushing the overall sales to more than 600 since the village opened. “Carolina Park has emerged as one of the most successful communities in the region,” says Brian Keels, development director at Carolina Park. “Last yea... Read More

November 29, 2016

Carolina Park Introduces Bolden Grove

Carolina Park Introduces -Bolden Grove- Welcome to Riverside's Newest Custom Homes Neighborhood With its exceptional homes, unparalleled amenities and stunning natural setting, Riverside has earned a place among the region's premier custom homes communities. That reputation will be further enhanced with the introduction of Bolden Grove. Named for the grove of protected woodlands the homesites are nestled between, Bolden Grove pr... Read More

October 24, 2016

Structures' SBC Home featured in Charleston Style & Design

Since 1999, Structures Building Company has been creating custom homes of distinction throughout the Charleston area. During those years, Structures has become widely regarded as one of the region's premier homebuilders, creating memorable homes in the Lowcountry's most prestigious communities, including our own Riverside at Carolina Park. In recent years, founder Steve Kendrick has encountered more and more customers looking fo... Read More

August 07, 2016

Oceanside Collegiate Academy breaks ground at Carolina Park.

On Thursday August 4, a new chapter in local high school education was written as Brenda Corley, principal, Dr. Marvin Arnsdorff, chairman, and Linda Page, mayor of the Town of Mount Pleasant, and other town officials, students and parents attended the offical groundbreaking for the new Oceanside Collegiate Academy. Located in the Carolina Park community, Oceanside Collegiate Academy (OCA) is a unique charter high school combining a rig... Read More

July 17, 2016

New Outdoor Pavilion debuts at Residents Club

More than 500 Carolina Park residents came out on Thursday, July 14 to celebrate summer – and to commemorate the official opening of the new Outdoor Pavilion at the Residents Club. The annual summer Pizza Pool Party is always a family favorite, attracting kids of all ages for an evening of fun around the pool. And make no mistake, the pizza (from Matt’s Pizza Department – mmmm!) was both plentiful and delicious, as wer... Read More

July 13, 2016

500 and counting - Carolina Park sales continue to soar

JULY 2016 - MT. PLEASANT, SC - Carolina Park, one of the Southeast’s premier master-planned communities, recently announced that new home sales have surpassed the 500-home threshold. Set on more than 1,700 acres in north Mount Pleasant, Carolina Park offers a diverse range of home designs to suit a variety of lifestyle and generational needs, as well as unparalleled community amenities. The combination of thoughtful design, qualit... Read More

July 06, 2016

Travel + Leisure names Charleston the World's Best City!

With its well-deserved reputation for combining charm, grace, history, and unparalleled hospitality, Charleston, SC has been named Travel + Leisure Magazine's World's Best City for 2016. And, for the fourth consecutive year, The Holy City was named the #1 City in the United States and Canada. And here's the best news of all: the historic cobblestone streets, incredible shopping, endless attractions and to-die-for restaurants... Read More

June 29, 2016

Get your Red, White and Blue on at these local 4th of July Events!

Looking for the perfect way to celebrate the 4th of July holiday? You’re in luck! There are plenty of great celebrations happening right here in Mount Pleasant and around the greater Charleston area. For your convenience, we’ve compiled a list of some of the area's most popular 4th of July events. Whether you’re looking to dance the night away, or just relax and watch fireworks on the beach—we’ve got yo... Read More

May 31, 2016

Developing for the long run - Master planned communities boost numbers

May 28, 2016 Hundred Oaks Parkway kicks off at U.S. Highway 17A and winds for a mile or more past a natural amphitheater, fire station and YMCA before reaching the first homes at Summerville-based The Ponds. Once there, perusers see a variety of home styles from a half-dozen or so builders: Charleston single homes, Lowcountry designs with large porches, high-end properties on wooded and marsh lots. Interested parties can meet with sales... Read More

May 03, 2016

First model home debuts in Riverside at Carolina Park

April 15, 2016 - MOUNT PLEASANT, SC – Carolina Park, one of the region’s premier master planned communities, has announced the opening of a new model home in Riverside, its custom homes enclave. A complement to “Model Row” in Carolina Park’s Village, this stunning home created by Structures Building Company is the first model home to open in the adjacent Riverside neighborhood. “Model Row has been ex... Read More

April 14, 2016

They're moving dirt! Construction begins on Carolina Park Elementary School.

The younger residents of Carolina Park have a lot to look forward to over the next 18 months! First, there will be the thrill that comes with watching bulldozers and heavy equipment clear the way for construction, and then...the construction itself as brick-by-brick the newest elementary school in Mount Pleasant becomes a reality. Carolina Park Elementary School is slated to open in the fall of 2017, fulfilling a promise we made to our ... Read More

January 19, 2016

New neighborhoods and amenities fuel growth at Carolina Park

As 2015 came to a close, another enormously successful year at Carolina Park came to an end. And whether that success is measured in terms of overall sales, new residents, new amenities or pure momentum, it’s hard to argue when Carolina Park Marketing Director Brian Keels says it was a year that exceeded expectations. “We had a great year in 2014, and had every reason to be optimistic heading into 2015. But I can’t hon... Read More

November 16, 2015

Local Architects Creating Inspired Designs At Carolina Park

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC – Carolina Park, one of the southeast’s premier master planned residential developments, offers homebuyers in their Riverside custom homes neighborhood a choice of seven builders. Now, many of these builders are turning to local architects and residential designers to bring fresh perspectives, innovative thinking, and a true Charleston flavor to the community’s Lowcountry-inspired homes. “Sever... Read More

October 23, 2015

America's #1 Small City is just minutes away - again!

It has become as predictable as the tides - the historic city of Charleston being recognized by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler magazine. And so it should come as no surprise that in 2015, "The Holy City" has once again earned an accolade of distinction, being named the #1 Small City in the U.S.. This is the fifth year in a row that Charleston has been awarded this prestigious honor. Located just minutes from Carolin... Read More

September 24, 2015

Living At The Park

The outstanding amenities at Carolina Park have been thoughtfully selected and planned to serve the needs of this growing community and the families that call it home. The property already incorporates Wando High School, Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital, and three churches, and will soon be home to Mount Pleasant’s newest EMS/Fire Station, public library, and in 2017, its newest elementary school. When it’s all said... Read More

September 17, 2015

Carolina Park eNews September 2015

September brings with it cool temperatures, exciting football games, and spectacular opportunities to experience the best of Mount Pleasant living. Take a minute and see what’s happening this Fall in the Lowcountry’s fastest-growing community. Email > Read More

September 03, 2015

Will You Be the Next Proud Resident of Carolina Park?

With 1,700 stunning acres, the area’s finest amenities, proximity to historic Charleston and Lowcountry-inspired designs from nine acclaimed home builders, Carolina Park really is the best of Mount Pleasant living. In fact, over 400 homes have been sold in Carolina Park so far - and we'll continue to grow every day. New homes are available from the $300s and custom homes from the $500s to $1M+. So will you be the next proud re... Read More

August 27, 2015

Carolina Park is Back to School!

Mount Pleasant is known for quality education and is home to some of the highest-rated public schools in the state. The schools serving residents of Carolina Park are among the area’s newest and most awarded. These facilities are even situated right in the Carolina Park community: The Children’s Center – A private facility offering early childhood education for children from ages three months to four years. Wando Cente... Read More

August 20, 2015

Carolina Park eNews August 2015

Fall is almost here, but things aren’t cooling down at Carolina Park! So before you head off to the tailgate party, take a minute to read for yourself what’s happening in and around the Lowcountry’s hottest master-planned community! Email > Read More

August 13, 2015

New Phases, New Home Styles Keep Carolina Park Sales Booming

NEW PHASES, NEW HOME STYLES KEEP CAROLINA PARK SALES BOOMING MOUNT PLEASANT, SC – Carolina Park, one of the Southeast’s premier master planned residential developments, has announced the opening of two new phases in The Village and a third phase of custom homes in Riverside. “It’s a little unusual to introduce three new phases simultaneously,” said Brian Keels, Marketing Director for Carolina Park. “B... Read More

August 06, 2015

Carolina Park Milestone: 100 Riverside Homes Sold

Over 100 homes have been snatched up in the Riverside neighborhood at Carolina Park! Widely recognized as one of the region’s most desirable custom home communities, Riverside features spacious quarter- to half-acre homesites, added privacy and stunning natural views of parks, water or woodlands. With custom-designed homes priced from the $500s to more than $1 million, Riverside is a must-see in the Charleston/Mt. Pleasant area. C... Read More

July 30, 2015

Carolina Park eNews July 2015

Summer is settling in, and so are Carolina Park's many new residents. Be sure to check out the latest newsletter to see for yourself what our nine extraordinary builders are creating in the Lowcountry’s most sought-after community! Email > Read More

July 16, 2015

Ryland Homes Merger

One of Carolina Park’s nine builders, Ryland Homes, has announced a merger with homebuilder Standard Pacific. Both have nearly 100 years of homebuilding experience and a similar culture known for quality homes and superior customer service. Together as a single company they will be building houses in 20 of the top 25 national metro areas and will see many benefits, including: Cost savings Geographic and product diversification Ry... Read More

July 09, 2015

New Sales Center and Model Row

As many are already aware, Carolina Park recently opened a new Sales Center located at 1526 Banning Street. Adjacent to that, we also opened Model Row, showcasing three Village homes from Saussy Burbank, FrontDoor Communities and Ryland Homes. See them for yourself in this Photo Gallery album - or stop by today! Photos > Read More

June 25, 2015

Carolina Park eNews June 2015

New townhomes available, new Riverside offerings, new tennis courts and a list of featured homes... Be sure to check out the latest newsletter from our bustling community for June 2015. It's a great resource for prospects and realtors to learn about developments and offerings at Carolina Park, the Lowcountry's fastest growing community. Email > Read More

June 18, 2015

Wando High State Champs 2015

Carolina Park has always been proud to be home to the excellent Wando High School. Spring was a great season for the Warriors as they won state championships for 2015 in Boys Varsity Track and Field and Boys Varsity Baseball (class AAAA). Way to go and congratulations, guys! Boys Varsity Track and Field > Boys Varsity Baseball > Read More

May 28, 2015

Carolina Park eNews May 2015

Sales Center and Model Row grand opening, new home types, new Riverside phase construction and a list of featured homes... Be sure to check out the latest newsletter from our bustling community for May 2015. It's a great resource for prospects and realtors to learn about developments and offerings at Carolina Park, the Lowcountry's fastest growing community. Email > Read More

April 14, 2015

Sales Center & Model Row Grand Opening

As the first official public welcoming for our new Sales Center and Model Row, Carolina Park hosted a Grand Opening event for realtors on Thursday, March 26, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Guests were able to enjoy food and beverages catered by Mosaic, visit the completely outfitted Sales Center managed by our Carolina One Real Estate team, pick up valuable community and homes information and participate in a Tour of Homes. There were nine home... Read More

April 08, 2015

FrontDoor Communities Joins Carolina Park Builder Team

Carolina Park has announced the newest addition to its expansive builder team. FrontDoor Communities, headquartered in Atlanta and boasting experience in the South Carolina Lowcountry, Georgia and Florida, is the ninth homebuilder to commit to Carolina Park. FrontDoor will be building in The Village at Carolina Park, where a stunning collection of homes sit surrounded by natural beauty and provide easy access to the countless amenities ... Read More

April 06, 2015

Easter 2015 at Carolina Park

Approximately 300 owners attended the 2015 Carolina Park Springtime Event, held on Saturday, April 4th. Despite a little rain, a good time was had by all. Doughnuts, bagels and drinks were provided. Thank you to the volunteers who assisted before and during this event, as it could not have gone successfully without your assistance. Fun Fact: Over 2,000 Easter Eggs were hidden and 500 doughnuts and bagels consumed! Photos > Read More

March 20, 2015

Carolina Park eNews March 2015

Sales Center hours, Model Row builders, new townhomes and cottage homes, Riverside custom home benefits and a list of featured homes... Be sure to check out the latest newsletter from our bustling community for March 2015. It's a great resource for prospects and realtors to learn about developments and offerings at Carolina Park, the Lowcountry's fastest growing community. View Email > Read More

February 23, 2015

Carolina Park eNews February 2015

New Sales Center and Model Row open, sales process explained, new Riverside phase and a full list of featured homes... Be sure to check out the latest newsletter from our bustling community for February 2015. It's a great resource for prospects and realtors to learn about developments and offerings at Carolina Park, the Lowcountry's fastest growing community. View Email > Read More

January 23, 2015

Carolina Park eNews January 2015

New Sales Center now open, FrontDoor Communities joins builder team, recap of 2014 successes and a list of featured homes... Be sure to check out the latest newsletter from our bustling community for January 2015. It's a great resource for prospects and realtors to learn about developments and offerings at Carolina Park, the Lowcountry's fastest growing community. View Email > Read More

January 09, 2015

Cold Weather Combat

Although we do live in a very temperate climate, extremely cold weather conditions do occasionally rear their frosty head. When they do, your home’s backflow preventer and tankless water heater could freeze. To help prevent these potentially expensive mishaps, take a look at these tips. Don’t hesitate to contact your plumber for additional information and instructions. Back flow preventer From the Mount Pleasant Waterworks&r... Read More

December 19, 2014

Carolina Park eNews December 2014

New Sales Center and Model Row in early 2015, a ton of developments to look forward to next year and a list of featured homes... Be sure to check out the latest newsletter from our bustling community for December 2014. It's a great resource for prospects and realtors to learn about developments and offerings at Carolina Park, the Lowcountry's fastest growing community. View Email > Read More

December 16, 2014

Moultrie News - Carolina Park earns accolades at PRISM Awards

Already recognized as one of the fastest-growing and most popular communities in the Lowcountry, Carolina Park’s reputation and appeal will only grow stronger on the heels of the 26th annual Charleston Home Builders Association PRISM Awards ceremony. Four members of the Carolina Park Builder Team, as well as sales partner Carolina One New Homes, earned honors. And to top it all off, Carolina Park’s new Residents Club pool an... Read More

December 10, 2014

Fire Station Groundbreaking

The groundbreaking ceremony for the new fire station to be built at Carolina Park was held the morning of Wednesday, November 19. This fire station, a valuable amenity for the community, is scheduled to open in late 2015. Every Carolina Park resident will rest easier knowing that the newest Mount Pleasant fire station is right next door. View Photos > Read More

November 24, 2014

Carolina Park eNews November 2014

JacksonBuilt joins builder team, new library and school to come, sponsoring Jingle Bell Run/Walk 2014 and a list of move-in-ready featured homes... Be sure to check out the latest newsletter from our bustling community for November 2014. It's a great resource for prospects and realtors to learn about developments and offerings at Carolina Park, the Lowcountry's fastest growing community. View Email > Read More

November 18, 2014

Carolina Park Team Earns Accolades at 2014 PRISM Awards

Already recognized as one of the fastest growing and most popular communities in the Lowcountry, Carolina Park’s reputation and appeal will only grow stronger on the heels of the 26th Annual Charleston Homebuilders Association PRISM Awards ceremony. Four members of the Carolina Park Builder Team, as well as sales partner Carolina One New Homes, earned honors. And to top it all off, Carolina Park’s new Residents Club pool and... Read More

November 17, 2014

Congratulations to Our Partners

We've considered our community praiseworthy for a long time. The 2014 PRISM Awards held on Friday, November 7, backed that thought up as "winners of Carolina Park" abounded. Congratulations to our outstanding partners! Aqua Blue Pools - 2 awards Carolina One New Homes - 4 awards David Weekley Homes - 8 awards Ryland Homes - 12 awards JacksonBuilt Custom Homes - 3 awards Structures Building Company - 1 award Read More > Read More

November 11, 2014

JacksonBuilt Joins Custom Builder Team at Carolina Park

Carolina Park has announced the newest addition to its highly regarded builder team. JacksonBuilt Custom Homes, considered to be one of the region’s finest, is the eighth homebuilder to join Carolina Park. JacksonBuilt will be building in Riverside, a private enclave of custom homes set on larger quarter to half-acre lots and surrounded by stunning natural beauty. Riverside is one of the few remaining communities in Mount Pleasant... Read More

November 04, 2014

Vote Yes for Libraries and Schools Today!

Today is Election Day. Two referendums on the ballot regarding libraries and schools are of great importance to our community. Carolina Park is slated to have a new 40,000 square-foot library and new elementary school built on property - but only if these referendums pass. Vote Yes for Libraries The library referendum is on the ballot for voters to support building five new libraries and improving every other branch in the Charleston sy... Read More

October 23, 2014

Carolina Park eNews October 2014

Charleston booming real estate activity and #1 Top U.S. City award, Vote Yes! libraries campaign for November 4, new Riverside floor plan and a full list of featured homes... Be sure to check out the latest newsletter from our bustling community for October 2014. It's a great resource for prospects and realtors to learn about developments and offerings at Carolina Park, the Lowcountry's fastest growing community. View Email >... Read More

October 21, 2014

The Post and Courier - Charleston named No. 1 U.S. tourist destination for fourth year; No. 2 in world

For the fourth year in a row, Charleston has been named the No. 1 tourist destination in the country by readers of Conde Nast Traveler. The magazine's annual Readers' Choice awards were announced Monday, and the Holy City was again recognized as a top national and international destination, thanks to its historic sites, food and upscale hotels. Charleston was named the No. 2 destination in the world behind Florence, Italy, which... Read More

October 16, 2014

Realtor Carolina Park Video

Carolina Park has been developing in full swing for a while. We are proud of the families who now call this community home and look forward to many more. Clearly, the word is getting out, but we always appreciate any promotional efforts on the part of so many great area realtors. We recently came across this video published by a local company. Thank you, Keadle Real Estate Group! View Video > Read More

September 29, 2014

End of Season Pizza and Pool Party

Let us show our appreciation! Come on out for the end of season Pizza and Pool Party at our Residents Club this Thursday evening. All homeowners and those with homes under contract are invited. We have fun for all ages - with pizza, salad and beverages being served. Deadline to R.S.V.P. is today, Monday, September 29. Contact Community Association Manager Alicia Gustafson at 843.971.1210 or agustafson@carolinapark.com. What: Pizza and P... Read More

September 25, 2014

Charleston Regional Business Journal - Forbes: Cost of living counterbalances high home prices in Mount Pleasant

Citing Mount Pleasant’s clean air and low crime, Forbes magazine recently named the town east of the Cooper as one of the top suburbs in which to retire in the United States. Mount Pleasant is the only city in South Carolina to make the list. The editors of the 25 Best Suburbs for Retirement in 2014 also mention the town’s high cost of housing — median home prices of $345,000 — but said some of that is balanced o... Read More

September 18, 2014

Carolina Park eNews September 2014

New sales center and model row announced, Residents Club pool nomination, Carolina Park Magazine launches... Be sure to check out the latest newsletter from our bustling community for September 2014. It's a great resource for prospects and realtors to learn about developments and offerings at Carolina Park, the Lowcountry's fastest growing community. View Email > Read More

September 17, 2014

Carolina One Real Estate Tradeshow Today

Today Carolina Park participates in the 16th annual Marketing, Technology and Education Tradeshow put on by Caroline One Real Estate. The event just began, with some brief announcements and a 30-minute presentation from a guest speaker kicking things off. At 11:00 a.m. the tradeshow officially opens in the Exhibition Hall and continues until 4:00 p.m. Food, drinks and a light lunch will be served. Come one come all, CORE sales associate... Read More

September 11, 2014

First-Ever Community Yard Sale

Join us for Carolina Park's first-ever Community Yard Sale, set for this Saturday, September 13th from 8 a.m. until noon. Individual homeowners will be selling household items to include home decor, furniture, accessories, children's items, kitchen wares, etc. Signs with directions will be placed at major community entrances. Please look for the homes with a balloon out front indicating they are participating in the yard sale. N... Read More

September 03, 2014

The Post and Courier - Sabal Homes garners eighth straight customer satisfaction title

This local builder hasn't even been in business 10 years, yet has taken home scores of awards tied to buyers' gratification with service and quality of construction. More than that, Sabal Homes can accurately state that nine of every 10 customers this year would recommend the company to others. The Mount Pleasant-based venture won a 2014 Guildmaster Award, which according to the builder goes to "high-caliber companies in th... Read More

August 21, 2014

Carolina Park eNews August 2014

Development updates after a busy summer, back to school at Wando Center for Advanced Studies and a full list of featured homes... Be sure to check out the latest newsletter from our bustling community for August 2014. It's a great resource for prospects and realtors to learn about the newest developments and offerings at Carolina Park, the Lowcountry's fastest growing new community. See Email > Read More

August 19, 2014

The official Carolina Park Magazine

It's a big day for Carolina Park! After much planning, content development and sponsorship generation, we have launched the official Carolina Park Magazine. This magazine is meant to inform about and promote our community, but it is also a useful tool for realtors and newcomers to the area. The magazine is full of details about Mount Pleasant and Charleston, including libraries, schools and important local contacts. Many thanks to M... Read More

August 14, 2014

Moultrie News - Wando considered a workforce development pipeline

Wando High School principal Lucy Beckham will swing open the doors to the school's new Center for Advanced Studies next Monday. The final touches are being applied to the innovative learning center. The Wando Center for Advanced Studies bridges the gap between high school and college, providing technical skills and training beyond the high school level. The new three-story, 130,000-square-foot academic building is primarily a vocati... Read More

August 07, 2014

Charleston Regional Business Journal - Voters to decide on $108.5M library project

Building five new libraries and renovating 13 branches is how Charleston County is going to stay competitive with other cities for new businesses looking to locate in the area, according to Janet Segal, chairwoman of the Charleston County Public Library’s board of trustees. “Other communities around the country, which we’re in competition with, they’re building libraries. Look at Seattle, San Antonio; we should b... Read More

July 31, 2014

Night Out at Carolina Park

With home sales cresting the 200 mark, a celebration seemed in order at Carolina Park - and July 10th proved to be a perfect night. Nearly 150 Carolina Park homeowners mingled, snacked on gourmet desserts and enjoyed music provided by the Chris Crosby Band. Special thanks to volunteers Susan and Ray Batla, Kelly and John Schulz, Betty and Kevin Gustin, Art and Arlene Strauss, Debbie Moore and Ken McArver for all their work in putting th... Read More

July 29, 2014

Mount Pleasant Magazine - Plant Your Love and Let it Grow: Mount Pleasant Bursts at the Seams

If you think you’re seeing a lot more smiling faces as you make your way around Mount Pleasant, you aren’t simply imagining things. If you answered yes to any of these questions and you think things are slightly more crowded just because the tourists are in town, think again. According to the Census Bureau, Mount Pleasant was not only the fastest-growing large city in South Carolina in 2013: It was gaining population at a ra... Read More

July 17, 2014

Carolina Park eNews July 2014

Nearly 60 custom homes sold in Riverside and a full list of featured homes... Be sure to check out the latest newsletter from our bustling community for July 2014. It's a great resource for prospects and realtors to learn about the newest developments and offerings at Carolina Park, the Lowcountry's fastest growing new community. See Email > Read More

July 10, 2014

Historic Preservation at McLeod Plantation

There’s no denying that a whole lot of American history has its roots right here in the greater Charleston area. That’s why it was such good news to see that the McLeod Plantation development is underway with a goal of having the nearly 37-acre park opened to the public by spring of 2015. Located on James Island, the plantation dates back more than 300 years to 1695, playing roles in both the Revolutionary and Civil wars. Th... Read More

July 02, 2014

Carolina Park on Pinterest

Big news! Carolina Park now has a social media account on Pinterest to help promote our community, showcase some of our favorite home designs and engage residents, realtors and prospective buyers. We invite you to check out our starting pins and follow our boards. You may have also noticed the handy new "PinIt" buttons we added to the website, making it easier than ever for users to select our images for their Pinterest displa... Read More

June 26, 2014

Come on Over to Mount Pleasant

There's much to see and love about Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. The Town of Mount Pleasant created a delightful video inviting you to "Come on Over" and discover Charleston's best kept secret - a bridge away from the Holy City! View Video > You can also check out this page on our site for quick details on beaches, marinas, golf, shopping and more attractions. Read More

June 20, 2014

Carolina Park eNews June 2014

Sales top 200 as demand stays strong, Fire stations construction, Featured homes of the month... Be sure to check out the latest newsletter from our bustling community for June 2014. It's a great resource for prospects and realtors to learn about the newest developments and offerings at Carolina Park, the Lowcountry's fastest growing new community. See Email > Read More

June 19, 2014

Carolina Park Sails Past 200 Homes Sold Mark

Carolina Park recently announced the sale of its 200th home, while development continues to keep up with increasing demand. "We've been extremely pleased with the results,” said Brian Keels, Carolina Park Marketing Director. “As more and more people move to Mount Pleasant, we’re finding that what we offer has tremendous appeal. Living in Carolina Park is a lifestyle choice. Between the access to great schools,... Read More

June 17, 2014

The Post and Courier: Carolina Park expands beyond expectations, opens new phases

Continuing its surging growth pattern, a large new neighborhood in northern Mount Pleasant reported that first quarter sales bested forecasts. The Carolina Park master planned community counted more than 40 new home sales from January through March, says Brian Keels, marketing director of Carolina Park Development LLC. "We had a terrific year in 2013 and are hoping we can sustain the momentum we built," Keels says. "If th... Read More

June 10, 2014

Builder Magazine Names David Weekley Homes the Largest Private Home Builder in America

On May 9, 2014, David Weekley Homes announced that the company was named the largest privately-held home builder in America and 18th overall, according to BUILDER Magazine’s BUILDER 100 List, published online that day. “To reach this prestigious position on the BUILDER Top 100 List as the largest privately-held home builder in America is an absolute honor,” said David Weekley, chairman of David Weekley Homes. “Th... Read More

June 05, 2014

Mount Pleasant Named Ninth Fastest-Growing City in US

Highlighting just how quickly the Charleston area's population is increasing, the Census Bureau said Mount Pleasant was the nation's ninth-fastest-growing large city in 2013. Longtime residents of the town might need a minute here to digest the idea that Mount Pleasant is a "large city." The town had less than 7,000 residents in 1970, but nearly 75,000 lived there in mid-2013. In addition to having one of the nation... Read More

May 23, 2014

Cline Homes Featured

One of the many things that continues to set Carolina Park apart from other Lowcountry communities is our exceptional builder team. Currently composed of seven remarkable homebuilding companies and poised to expand later this year, the team is made up of carefully selected local, regional and national builders with impeccable credentials and reputations. No surprise then that every so often one of these companies receives recognition or... Read More

May 20, 2014

Mount Pleasant Farmers Market Tuesdays

If you haven’t yet discovered the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market, then make this the week! It takes place every Tuesday afternoon (now through October 14) from 3:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Moultrie Middle School on Coleman Boulevard, and it’s well worth the trip. You’ll find delicious, fresh local fruits and vegetables, many picked just hours before you buy them. And the seafood – it’s so fresh it ought to b... Read More

May 15, 2014

Carolina Park eNews May 2014

Sales roaring along with summer heat, Riverside at Carolina Park Q&A, Featured home of the month... Be sure to check out the latest newsletter from our bustling community for May 2014. It's a great resource for prospects and realtors to learn about the newest developments and offerings at Carolina Park, the Lowcountry's fastest growing new community. See Email > Read More

May 12, 2014

The Post and Courier: Growth drives the need for new schools in Mount Pleasant

Wando High School was 500 students under capacity when its doors opened 10 years ago at the new campus off of U.S. Highway 17. Today, Wando is the state's largest high school with about 3,700 students and is projected to reach an enrollment of 3,800 students in the fall. Crowding isn't an issue only at Wando, though. Both Laurel Hill Primary and Charles Pinckney Elementary are over capacity by several hundred students. And with ... Read More

May 08, 2014

Congrats to Wando High Athletes

For many of the families who have chosen to make Carolina Park their home, the local schools are a big part of the decision-making process. From pre-school to elementary all the way up through high school, there’s no question that Carolina Park kids attend some of the best schools in the Lowcountry and the entire state. Wando High School, located on land provided to the city by Carolina Park, is widely recognized as one of the sta... Read More

May 01, 2014

North Charleston Arts Festival

Whether your tastes run toward the performing arts, fine art, local and regional crafts or literature, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at the 32nd annual North Charleston Arts Festival, happening May 2-10 at the Charleston Area Convention Center Complex and North Charleston Performing Arts Center, 5001 Coliseum Drive in North Charleston. The link below will take you to the event website, which includes a detailed event sch... Read More

April 24, 2014

Community Breakfast & Easter Egg Hunt

Things were really hopping around Carolina Park last Saturday morning, April 12, thanks to a visit from the Easter Bunny at our first annual Community Breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt. More than 165 neighbors and friends gathered for the festivities, including 70 very excited young Easter egg hunters! “This was a great opportunity for our residents to come out, share some time getting to know one another and enjoy an absolutely beaut... Read More

April 17, 2014

Home Sales Strong as Carolina Park Opens New Phases

Carolina Park, one of the area’s fastest growing master-planned communities, announced that first quarter sales of new homes have once again exceeded forecasts. According to Brian Keels, Marketing Director, this can be attributed to a number of factors including the successful pre-selling of two new phases featuring semi-custom homes, as well as the positive increase of sales in Riverside, the community’s custom home neighbo... Read More

April 10, 2014

The Insider: Best Cities for People Who Hate Paying Taxes

No matter how you feel about the way our government spends our money, none of us wants to pay more tax than we absolutely must. So where can we go to avoid a high tax bill? States that have no income tax Seven states do not tax wage earners on their income. They are Alaska, Florida, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas, Washington and Wyoming. Two others - New Hampshire and Tennessee - tax some types of income, such as interest and dividends, bu... Read More

March 27, 2014

Moultrie News: Center for Advanced Studies offers something for everyone

Molly Spearman, candidate for State Superintendant of Education, paid a visit to Wando High School earlier this month as part of her state tour to pinpoint school successes and needs. Principal Lucy Beckham invited the Moultrie News on a tour of the new Advanced Studies Building, that is under construction and slated for completion this summer. Spearman's platform is based around high school reform and innovative programs. Beckham w... Read More

October 26, 2013

The Post and Courier: Carolina Park signs up seventh builder

A local framer that fine-tunes plans to meet buyers’ expectations has joined a half-dozen ventures raising houses in an emerging Mount Pleasant master community. Structures Building Co., a custom homebuilder for 14 years, intends to craft residences in an exclusive section of Carolina Park. Mount Pleasant-based Carolina Park Development earlier this month publicized the company’s decision to come onboard as a neighborhood co... Read More

October 16, 2013

Structures Joins Builder Team

Carolina Park Development has announced the newest addition to its highly regarded team of quality homebuilders. Structures Building Company, which has been creating quality custom homes in the Lowcountry since 1999, brings the number of builders at Carolina Park to seven. “Structures Building Company is a perfect fit for Carolina Park and for our builder team,” says Brian Keels, Carolina Park Marketing Director. “Stev... Read More

September 27, 2013

Mount Pleasant Magazine: Not just another development, Carolina Park offers a unique opportunity

Read this editorial published in Mount Pleasant Magazine's September/October issue. See page 60 for the feature article. See page 3 for our Carolina Park ad. Read Article > Read More

September 27, 2013

The Post and Courier: Neighborhood hits century mark in home sales

Give or take a few, agents sold a home every three days to kick off the selling effort at an upper Mount Pleasant planned community. Carolina Park residential village disclosed its 100th new-home sale late last month. According to backers, the fast sales pace exceeds expectations and shows no signs of letting up. “We’ve been extremely pleased with the sales pace and are excited to offer an even wider selection of options in ... Read More

September 09, 2013

100 New Homes Sold

Fast sales pace exceeds expectation, shows no sign of slowing — Carolina Park has announced the sale of its one hundredth new home, a statistic that firmly establishes the area’s newest master-planned development as one of the region’s fastest growing communities as well. “We’ve been extremely pleased with the sales pace and are excited to offer an even wider selection of options in the coming year,” ... Read More

August 30, 2013

Burton Joins Builder Team

Carolina Park Development has announced the newest addition to its already impressive team of builders. The Burton Company, with more than two decades of custom homebuilding experience, brings the number of builders at Carolina Park to six. “The Burton Company will add to the range and diversity of homes we’re able to offer, particularly in our Riverside neighborhood,” says Brian Keels, Marketing Director for Carolina ... Read More

August 30, 2013

The Post and Courier: Mount Pleasant scores as top suburb in state based on Coldwell Banker survey

East Cooper’s largest community was ranked as the most thriving residential village near a city in South Carolina but didn’t crack the nationwide top 10. That’s based on a countrywide ranking of suburbs by one of the larger real estate firms in the country. Mount Pleasant placed No. 1 in the state in “Top Booming Suburbs in America,” compiled by Coldwell Banker Real Estate. The Madison, N.J.-based agency sa... Read More

July 31, 2013

Residents Club Now Open

Homeowners can enjoy new pool and amenity center in time for summer -- Carolina Park is pleased to announce that their awaited Residents Club is now open. The club is located at the heart of the community and includes a junior Olympic-sized pool with beach entry, kid-friendly water features, changing rooms, showers and nautical themed playground. Future features for this amenity will include an open-air pavilion with outdoor kitchen, te... Read More

July 23, 2013

Residents Club Set To Open

New pool and amenity center are just the latest additions to fast-growing community -- Carolina Park has announced the completion of its eagerly anticipated Residents Club. Slated for a mid-July opening, the club includes a junior Olympic-sized pool with beach entry, kid-friendly water features and nautical themed playground. Future phases will feature an open-air pavilion with outdoor kitchen, tennis courts and expansive space for outd... Read More

April 16, 2013

Carolina One Represents Three New Builders

Riverside at Carolina Park is beginning to show signs of life with a great deal of activity centered on three well-known builders. Cline Homes, Sabal Homes and Saussy Burbank have all been invited to be members of the Carolina Park family of superior builders. Of particular note is the fact that all three builders will be represented by the New Homes Division of Carolina One Real Estate, the metro Charleston real estate market leader. A... Read More

February 28, 2013

David Weekley Homes Grand Opening

Join us for the grand opening of David Weekley’s model home located at 1508 Anacostia Avenue within Carolina Park on Saturday, March 9. Tour the home from 11 a.m to 3 p.m. Enjoy a complimentary lunch provided by Cast Iron Food Truck and prize giveaways. For more information, contact Demetrial Coleman at dcoleman@dwhomes.com or Kelly Gillette at kgillette@dwhomes.com. Read More

February 24, 2013

The Post and Courier: Familiar, unfamiliar signs in the countryside

When Mayor Billy Swails first rode by the small sheds that have sprouted up along U.S. Highway 17 north of here, he thought they were “the largest sweetgrass basket stands I'd ever seen.” Others have thought they might be small restaurants. In fact, they're neither. More accurately, they're a sign of these times, or at least signs of how much we don't like most conventional signs. These five sheds are all sig... Read More

February 17, 2013

The Post and Courier: At times painful ride for Saussy Burbank’s regional manager in Charleston starting to level out

Joe Kirk arrived in metro Charleston in the midst of a housing wave with no end in sight for his company, Saussy Burbank, and the market as a whole. Back then in 2005, the Charlotte based homebuilder was erecting houses lickety-split at White Gables neotraditional neighborhood in Summerville and The Palmetto Forest section of Legend Oaks in Dorchester County. Kirk, vice president and general manager, oversaw a staff that would peak at 1... Read More

February 07, 2013

Mount Pleasant Magazine: Making Its Mark on Carolina Park: David Weekley Homes

The year 1997 marked the beginning of a successful relationship between the South Carolina Lowcountry and David Weekley Homes. Since the beginning, the national builder has helped create the beautiful landscape of Daniel Island and is now building quality homes in Carolina Park in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. David Weekley Homes offers home-buying opportunities from master-planned communities to building on your own lot. David Weekle... Read More

February 01, 2013

The Post and Courier: Parked No Longer: Sprawling upper Mount Pleasant village adds builders, breaks ground on amenities

It’s strange to think that people commenting on social media outlets as recently as 2011 were wondering what ever happened to Carolina Park. Not that such remarks were a surprise: the highly-visible property unveiled in the mid 2000s wrapping around Wando High School in Mount Pleasant had paved streets, infrastructure, a few small businesses, a church, Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital and four customized homes but no sign... Read More

January 19, 2013

Real Estate: David Weekley rolls out novel novel floor plans, energy-saving designs in sales startup at large-scale East Cooper community

Read this article published in The Post and Courier’s Real Estate tablet on Saturday, January 19, 2013. See page 13 for the article. See page 3 for our Carolina Park ad. Read Article > Read More

November 26, 2012

David Weekley Homes Sip & See

Join us for a Sip and See at the David Weekley Homes model located at 1508 Anacostia Avenue within Carolina Park on Tuesday, December 4. A realtor lunch with giveaways will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The model home will then be open to the public from 2-7 p.m. Realtors should RSVP by November 30 to dcoleman@dwhomes.com. Read More

November 15, 2012

Model Homes Open, Sales Brisk at Carolina Park

Carolina Park, Mount Pleasant’s newest master-planned community, announced today that three model homes are now open for viewing. Currently, a total of six homes are under construction, and the 1,700-acre development has begun selling new homes. To date, interest has been extremely high and sales are off to a brisk start. “We’re very pleased with the interest and traffic we’ve been able to generate in such a short period of time,” said ... Read More

November 08, 2012

Ryland Homes Sneak Peek

Join us for a VIP Real Estate Agent Sneak Peek at the Ryland Homes models located at 1488 Croaton Crossing within Carolina Park on Thursday, November 15, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enjoy refreshments, and be the first to see our newly redecorated model homes. Visit Ryland.com or call (843) 200-5015 to RSVP or for more information. Read More

October 10, 2012

Carolina Park Welcomes Ryland & David Weekley

Carolina Park Development LLC is pleased to announce that nationally recognized and highly respected homebuilders Ryland Homes and David Weekley Homes have come onboard at Carolina Park, Mount Pleasant’s newest master-planned community. “We’re really thrilled to be sharing this news,” said Brian Keels, Asset Manager and Marketing Director at Carolina Park. “These are two outstanding builders with track records of success and excellence.... Read More

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