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New and coming-soon businesses to Charleston

As Charleston continues to grow, we’re keeping an eye on upcoming developments and recently opened businesses.

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🗓️ Coming soon

Every time we look around, it seems like something new is popping up in Charleston. Whether you’re looking for your next go-to brunch spot or a new public park to stretch your legs, we’re rounding up a few things coming soon to the Holy City.


North Charleston Sports Complex, 1455 Monitor St., North Charleston | Opening spring 2024 | The new facility will have a ribbon cutting today, March 28 at 2 p.m. Beginning on Friday, March 29 the tennis courts and roller rink will be open and on Monday, April 1, the entire complex will be available to the community.


Mindzero | Mount Pleasant Towne Centre, 1748 Towne Centre Way, Ste. 102, Mount Pleasant | Opening summer 2024 | This wellness studio combines sauna, cold plunge, and breath to provide accessible + inclusive group sessions to elevate energy, focus, and well-being.

Adrenaline Monkey, 4950 Centre Pointe Dr., Ste.100, North Charleston | Opening summer 2024 | An innovative family adventure park focused on empowering guests of all ages, sizes, and abilities with adrenaline-pumping adventures.

Palmetto Billiards Academy, 2049 Savannah Hwy., Ste. 30 | Opening April 2024 | This spot will help players of all skills elevate their game and advance the sport of billiards.

Publix Nexton

Publix will be part of One Nexton.

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Lowcountry Littles, Online | Opening April 2024 | The brand will offer upscale, nontoxic baby feeding products.

Publix Supermarket, 1274 Nexton Pkwy. | Opening TBA | This new location will be part of the new One Nexton area.

Harris Teeter, Nexton | Opening April 2024 | This new location for Harris Teeter is a 64,000-sqft location.

Lowes Foods, Nexton | Opening 2025 | This is the fifth location for Lowes Foods is a 50,887-sqft location.

Trader Joe’s, Mount Pleasant | Opening TBA | This will be Mount Pleasant’s second location.


Little Bird, 90 Queen St. | Opening April 2024 | A coastal-inspired shop offering handcrafted jewelry.

Merci downtown Charleston

Merci, a new bistro, is coming soon.

Photo provided by @mercichs.


Marbled & Fin, 480 E. Bay St. | Opening late spring 2024 | Charleston’s first biophilic restaurant in town will be a new 5000-sqft steak house.

La Cave, King Street | Opening April 2024 | This new sipping lounge is ~1,700-sqft and will be right next door to Félix Cocktails et Cuisine.

Merci, 28 Pitt St. | Opening summer 2024 | This neighborhood bistro will offer a European-inspired menu focusing on French + Italian techniques.

By The Way, 45 1/2 Spring St. | Opening summer 2024 | This spot will be a neighborhood tavern featuring Charleston’s musicians, pub fare, and cocktails.


The Charles, 320 Broad St. | Opening 2025 | It will feature luxury townhomes and flats with views of the Ashley River and the Safe Harbor City Marina.

Nowell Creek Village, 2000 Daniel Island Dr. | Opening spring 2025 | This marsh-front community will have amenities and three and four-bedroom units with attached garages.

✅ Now open

If there’s one thing we love even more than looking ahead to the future, it’s enjoying the present at one of Charleston’s newest spots. Check out this list of the Holy City’s recently opened establishments.

West Ashley Library, 45 Windermere Blvd. | Opened March 2024 | After being closed for renovations since 2022, this library has new updates and resources

Agaves, 320 W. Coleman Blvd., Mtount Pleasant | Opened March 2024 | This restaurant is operated by the same group that owns the Azul Mexicano restaurants around town

Kermit’s Key Lime Shop, 63 S. Market St. | Opened winter 2024 | This shop is known for its pies, chocolate-covered key lime bars, cookies, candy, jams, oils, lip balm, and sauces.

Bodega, 414 W. Coleman Blvd., Mount Pleasant | Opened winter 2024 | This Mount Pleasant location is serving up a Big Apple-inspired brunch.

Ruby’s NY Style Bagels, 280 W. Coleman Blvd., Mount Pleasant | Opened winter 2024 | Try out this new location for bagels and coffee.

New Verde building in Park Circle. The building is a white brick structure with green art. There's a bush and a picnic table out front.

Verde’s Park Circle location is one of its newest spots.

Photo provided by Verde.

Verde, Multiple locations | Opened winter 2023 | With three new locations, you can grab a salad from eight spots around town.

Palmira BBQ, 2366 Ashley River Rd. | Opened winter 2024 | This BBQ joint pulls flavors and techniques from Texas, the Carolinas, and Puerto Rico.

Xo Brasserie, 1090 Morrison Dr. | Opened winter 2024 | This Nomo neighborhood eatery offers Chinese cuisine with Cantonese and Sichuan-influenced flavors.

Bartaco, 304 King St. | Opened winter 2024 | This spot on King Street serves up tacos and rice bowls.


Philosophers & Fools, 50 Bogard St. | Opened winter 2024 | This 1,400-sqft space serves as a new bookstore bar.

Veterinary Emergency Group, 2183 N. Hwy. 17, Mt. Pleasant | Opened winter 2024 | This location is open 365 days a year and 24/7.


Buck Mason, 263 King St. | Opened winter 2024 | A Los Angeles-based clothing brand selling women’s and men’s apparel “updated American classics with a commitment to timelessness, quality, and its California roots.”

Modern Manor, 2521 N. Hwy. 17, Mount Pleasant | Opened spring 2024 | The market has 30+ vendors offering clothes, jewelry, cosmetics, and home decor.

Uncommon James, 309 King St. | Opened winter 2024 | Founded and owned by Kristin Cavallari this store offers jewelry, skincare, candles, and home decor.


Audacity Fitness recently opened in North Charleston.

Photo provided by Audacity Fitness.

Audacity Fitness, 4540 Rivers Ave. Ste. 420, North Charleston | Opened spring 2024 | This new crossfit gym has a team of coaches that help get results consistently.

ACE: The Anneclaire Experience | 695 Meeting St. | Opened winter 2024 | This studio uses a dance-based fitness practice designed to strengthen the body + mind.

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