Apr
27

Burroughs & Chapin Co. Tries a New Tack

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– The Sun News

Burroughs & Chapin Co. Inc. – the catalyst for diversified growth that transformed Myrtle Beach from a sleepy resort town to a national tourism destination in the 1990s – is quickly retreating from its aggressive development approach, and experts disagree over whether the change portends a leaner and more efficient company or one with waning influence on this area’s political and business stages.

“I think they will always have influence, because they still own the majority of vacant land in this area,” said John Rhodes, mayor of Myrtle Beach and a longtime observer of B&C’s changing business strategies. “Now, will they be as active as they were in the past? That’s a good question.”

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