South Carolina

A new study, "The Southern Megalopolis: Using the Past to Predict the Future of Urban Sprawl in the Southeast U.S." predicts urban sprawl and warns of its possible consequences over the next 50 years.
2 days ago   CityLab
More retail, joining residential and office developments, is seen as the crucial linchpin in the ongoing revitalization of Columbia, SC's Main Street.
Nov 13, 2008   The State
The first phase completed, the residents of North Augusta, SC contemplate the effect of New Urbanism on the neighborhood known as Hammond's Ferry.
Oct 27, 2008   Augusta Chronicle
As the city pulls more and more people from the suburbs back to the center, planners and developers in Charleston are warming up to the idea of infill development.
Oct 17, 2008   The Post and Courier
The mayor of Columbia, SC proposes turning the city's main street from an eight-lane freeway into a more comfortable place to walk. Says a supporter, 'Bridging that street is important for future development in the Vista and Main Street.'
Aug 25, 2008   The State
<p>City planners in Charleston, SC would like to see some local malls redeveloped as mini-downtowns, filling in their parking lots with buildings, but local developers think they're insane. 'This really horrifies me,' says one business person.</p>
Aug 4, 2008   The Post & Courier, Charleston, S.C.
<p>American Rivers has named the Catawba River--which spans both Carolinas--as America's Most Endangered River for 2008, citing rapid development and outdated water supply management as factors in its ranking.</p>
Apr 25, 2008   The State
<p>Urban infill developments are slated to transform the vast industrial land between Charleston and North Charleston, South Carolina, known as "the Neck" area, into live-work communities that stitch the two cities together.</p>
Apr 22, 2008   Charleston Business Journal
<p>A small and distinct subculture of African Americans on the island of St. Helena on the coast of South Carolina is increasingly threatened by developers who want to bring a supermarket and golf courses to the island.</p>
Feb 6, 2008   The Economist
<p>The "Neck" area of the Charleston, South Carolina region, connecting the cities of North Charleston and Charleston, holds the potential to become an urban model regarding several issues which are plaguing the metropolitan area.</p>
Oct 23, 2007   The Post & Courier
<p>A mixed-use village on a prime parcel of land in downtown Spartanburg, South Carolina, known as Renaissance Park may be the first major project to result from the city's recently adopted master plan.</p>
Aug 13, 2007   Spartanburg Herald-Journal