NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - North Charleston City Council will meet Friday morning for a workshop to discuss the Ingleside Plantation project planned for an undeveloped area in Ladson.
The proposed mixed-use development site will be built on 1,600 acres of land near Interstate 26 and Highway 78.
Planners have divided the project into three potential phases.
The first phase would be on 156 acres of land and will have retail stores, office space, residential apartments, and several hotels. The retail area will be anchored by a large sporting goods store and a movie theatre.
The second phase of the plan calls for a town center, pedestrian walking trails, and a luxury hotel.
The final phase of the project has been pitched as a transit-type development near the existing rail line.
Planners expect the development to cost nearly $1 billion and take almost 20 years to build. The proposed project would create hundreds of new jobs and potentially bring new residents to North Charleston.
This morning's meeting will be held from 10 a.m. to noon in the Buist Room of North Charleston City Hall.