Archive for Jasper County

Oct
02

New Chevy Dealership Coming to Jasper County

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Mike Reichenbach plans to open a new Chevrolet dealership in Jasper County. Reinchenbach is owner of Mike Reinchenbach Ford Lincoln in Florence. He purchased last week about 11 acres from O.C. Welch who owns O.C. Welch Lincoln on U.S. 278. The property is outside Hardeeville city limits in Jasper County.

Reichenbach said he plans to start construction as soon he works out agreements with the general contractors. The new dealership will offer all Chevrolet makes and models as well as pre-owned vehicles and part services, he said.

“I’m looking forward to this opportunity to service the market,” Reinchenbach said. “There are a lot of great people and I look forward to meeting them, but also provide new Chevys and automotive services to that community.”

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Apr
11

12,000 Acres of SC Forestland Sold

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American Timberlands Co., a land investment management firm, has purchased approximately 12,000 acres of forestland in three S.C. counties. The purchase, made on behalf of the company’s American Timberlands Fund II LP, comprises three tracts in Edgefield, Jasper and Kershaw counties.

The company manages approximately 60,000 acres of forestland in South Carolina, including 20,000 acres in Horry County purchased in 2008. It has offices in Columbia and Pawleys Island.

The recent transactions are the first acquisitions for American Timberlands Fund II LP, which closed in December 2011 and expects to invest as much as $100 million in forestland in South Carolina and adjoining states, the company said.

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Sep
24

Smaller Port Suggested For Jasper County

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– The Post and Courier

Bumper stickers in this small town at the southern tip of South Carolina proclaim “Jasper Port Now!” but it likely will take decades to develop a major container port in Jasper County on the South Carolina side of the Savannah River.

In the meantime, one state lawmaker suggested that a smaller “niche” port could provide jobs much more quickly.

State Sen. Tom Davis, R-Beaufort, said a port focusing on barge traffic, smaller shippers and refrigerated foods could jump-start the port in as little as three years.

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Sep
01

Developers Ask Jasper County to Buy 181 Acres for Lower-Cost Housing

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– The Island Packet

Developers want Jasper County to buy 181 acres at the Point South exit on Interstate 95 to help build a mixed-use development featuring affordable housing.

The development near Exit 33 would include 400 to 500 units in a mix of single-family housing for sale and rent, apartments and senior housing, county officials and developers say. The development also would include shops, offices and restaurants.

The land, known as the Frampton Tract, is listed for sale for $4 million on the Zinn Asset Management Corp. website.

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