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What’s here + what’s to come in Summerville’s Nexton community

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Could Charleston have the peninsula 2.0 on the rise? Nexton – Summerville’s biggest + most monumental development – is a 5,000 acre project that is as big as the peninsula plus some. The area will be home to hundreds of shops, restaurants + housing options in Nexton Square, as well as various events, entertainment + recreational spaces, schools, offices and hotels.

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Construction on this community lining Charleston’s I-26 corridor has been underway for a few years, but has seen a significant increase in development growth this year. While it will continuously grow + expand over the next 10 years, the projected completion date for its first shopping center, Nexton Square, is 2020.

Here’s what’s currently up and running for Nexton visitors + residents:

🛍️ Retail

Simple to Sublime
Bey + Eloise

🍽️ Dining

Halls Chophouse
Taco Boy
Wok N’ Roll
Bad Daddy’s

💅 Services

Guinot Beauty Salon
Trident General Dentistry
Charleston Glow
McKenna Agency
Southern First Bank

🏠 Living

Alta Brighton Park
The Parks at Nexton
Arrogate Village
Del Webb Retirement Community
Brighton Park Village
North Creek Village
Various townhomes + single-family houses

🏨 Hotels

Courtyard by Mariott
Residence Inn

Here’s what’s to come:

🛍️ Retail

The Bicycle Shoppe
Wild Birds Unlimited
SummerHouse Furniture
ART on the Square
Tweedle Beedle
Nelson Wine & Spirits

🍽️ Dining

Fuji Sushi
Poogan’s Southern Kitchen
Vicious Biscuit
Bar Louie
DB’s Cheesesteaks
Tropical Smoothie
Bked Shop Donuts
D’Allesandro’s Pizza
Page’s Okra Grill
○ Ice Palace

💅 Services

Crescent Moon Orthodontics
Diamond Nails
Optical Impressions
Carolina Periodontics
Lighthouse Wealth Advisors of Charleston
Three Keys Yoga
East Cooper Medical
Doolittle Pets
Brighton Animal Hospital
Charleston Premier Cleaners
AlignLife Chiropractic and Wellness Center

🏠 Hotels

Hilton Garden Inn
Homewood Suites
Cambria Hotel

👟 Recreational

Bold Fitness
Title Boxing