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City Council approves large-scale development of Cainhoy Plantation

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

The proposed Cainhoy Plantation development has cleared one of its final hurdles.

Charleston City Council approved the large-scale development plan and related rezoning requests during a four hour-long meeting on Tuesday evening.

When built, Cainhoy Plantation would be the largest development in Charleston. The 9,000 acre tract of land is located along Clements Ferry Road from Jack Primus to Cainhoy Roads.

Tim Keane, Director of Planning for the City of Charleston, says the next step will be the sale of land to the Berkeley County School District for construction of a high school. He says blueprints for neighborhoods, commercial spaces, shopping centers, and community parks will be drafted over the following months. Construction of the entire project is expected to last 35 years.

Keane says planned incorporated community feedback into the latest development plan, including increasing tree buffers, eliminating industrial areas, and allowing traditional African American settlements to expand.

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