Developer proposes Poinsett Highway senior apartment complex

(Update 01/29/15 --- The ordinance to rezone the property passed with a unanimous vote on the second reading.)

Updated (01/26/15):

TRAVELERS REST, S.C. — According to a preliminary rendering presented by a Charlotte developer at last Thursday's Travelers Rest City Council meeting, a proposed senior apartment complex in Travelers Rest would consist of one, three-story building with a total of 44 units.

Greenway Residential Development seeks to build the complex on Poinsett Highway at the Tubbs Mountain Road intersection.

According to Greenway's Assistant Vice President of Development Mark Richardson, the proposed 55-year-or-older community would have 30 two-bedroom units and 14 one-bedroom units as well as a common area with computer facilities, fitness center, and event kitchen. 

The project requires rezoning by the current owner to proceed, one reading of which passed with a unanimous vote by Travelers Rest City Council members. A final vote is set for Thurs., Jan. 28 at 5 p.m. at City Hall.

To learn more about Greenway Residential Development, visit their website here


Original article:

TRAVELERS REST, S.C. — A Charlotte developer is working with the owner of a Poinsett Highway property owner, seeking to rezone the parcel to build a senior apartment complex on the 1.5-acre tract.

Located at the intersection of Tubbs Mountain Road, the C-2 Commercial rezoning to R-M Multifamily Residential request was recommended for approval by the Travelers Rest Planning Commission on Dec. 30. It will now require two readings and affirmative votes by city council for the ordinance to pass. The first reading takes place at the Jan. 21 council meeting.

Based on a preliminary drawing presented at the commission meeting, the complex would consist of an estimated minimum of 48 "elderly" units in a total of two buildings. The drawing illustrates an estimated 34 parking spaces. (Updated - See above.)


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