A plan from the early 2000s to transform part of Charleston’s Westside neighborhood into a hotbed for life sciences firms, medical device companies and innovative medical research is now in motion.
A large-scale development known as WestEdge is in the works on land bounded by Lockwood Boulevard, Fishburne Street, Hagood Avenue and Spring Street. A few hotels and office buildings, Brittlebank Park, Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park and expansive gravel parking lots dot that part of the Westside today.
WestEdge is the brainchild of the Medical University of South Carolina Foundation and the city. They plan to redevelop much of the site, formerly a defunct landfill, into a bustling hub of medical companies, commercial spaces and residences.
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