Nexton: From Timber Forest, to a Thriving Community at the Lowcountry's New Geographic Center

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Initially, it was difficult for many people to envision. After all, the map showed only thousands of acres of timber tracts surrounding Summerville, but Dexter Rumsey saw it coming. He knew the tract which would ultimately become Cane Bay Plantation on Hwy 176 was under contract, he understood proximity to Interstate 26 offered access and visibility, and he realized there would be demand for land to develop in the years to come.

NoMo: The Evolution of 'The Efficient District'

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The transition began in the early 1990s after the International Longshoremen’s Association moved its local headquarters to Morrison Drive. It was accelerated by the construction of the Ravenel Bridge, which opened up a new area of the Charleston peninsula. It ramped up further with the debut of a Taco Boy restaurant on Huger Street, and suddenly what had once been home to the city’s auto mile had become its new frontier.