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New apartment complex along Jefferson Davis Highway up for review

May 16, 2019

The Aiken County Planning Commission is scheduled to review plans Thursday for a multi-family development on Jefferson Davis Highway near Climbing Rose Boulevard in Graniteville.

The new apartment development will be discussed at the panel’s meeting beginning at 6 p.m. in the Sandlapper Room at the Aiken County Government Center in Aiken.

Included in the proposal for the development project in the Horse Creek Valley area are 270 apartments, a clubhouse space and six parking garages.

The apartments would have one, two or three bedrooms.

Arbor Engineering Inc. of Greenville is the applicant.

According to information submitted to the Aiken County Development and Planning Department, Triangle Real Estate of Gastonia, North Carolina, is the owner of the 19.09-acre property, which is close to The Summits apartments.

Aiken County land records show that the Southwood Realty Company, also of Gastonia, purchased the land for $1,050,000 million from SMBT Development Company LLC this past February.

Triangle Real Estate and Southwood Realty are sister firms.

A letter to the Planning and Development Department states that the proposed development’s name is the Palisades at Aiken.

In addition, the agenda for Thursday’s Planning Commission meeting includes two requests for preliminary plat approvals.

One is for a patio home subdivision called Jackson Landing on Old Jackson Highway near Beech Island. Also in the area are Sheraton Road, Atomic Road and Pooh Lane.

There would be 21 lots on the 7.93-acre parcel.

The applicant is Mixon Construction near Beech Island and North Augusta. The engineer is Southern Partners Inc. of Augusta.

The other preliminary plat approval request is for the Gregg’s Mill Section Four C subdivision on Grayson Drive in Graniteville.

Beazley Development Company Inc. of Evans, Georgia, is the applicant.

The engineer is Southern Partners.

There would be 31 lots on 9.64 acres.

The Government Center is at 930 University Parkway. The Sandlapper Room is on the building’s first floor.