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NAI Avant Closes on Former Cardinal Newman Site for the Diocese of Charleston


NAI Avant Closes on Former Cardinal Newman Site for the Diocese of Charleston


COLUMBIA, SC (June ­­27, 2016) NAI Avant senior brokers Ben Kelly, CCIM and Patrick Chambers recently represented the seller, the Diocese of Charleston, in the transaction of 4701 Forest Drive in Forest Acres. The 12.47 acres was sold to The Beach Company, a Charleston based developer. The location is the former site of Cardinal Newman School in Forest Acres, which relocated to Alpine Road near the I-20 interchange in January. Future plans of the project include a $58 million development of apartments, townhomes, retail shops, and restaurants. The project is expected to begin in early 2017.


For more information, please contact Ben Kelly at or (803) 744 9830, or Patrick Chambers at or (803) 744 9857.



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