New apartments, downtown Greenville development given initial OK

Plans for mixed-use development filed with Greenville Planning Commission

GREENVILLE, SC (WSPA)–A new development is a step closer to reality in downtown Greenville. There are plans to convert the BB&T tower on College Street into apartments and build a new mixed use building across the street.

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According to developers with The Beach Company, Greenville City Council approved the first reading Monday night. There will be some modifications made to the language in the ordinance before a final vote happens.

The developers say that things are still on schedule to begin by the spring, but most of the construction won’t start until summer.