Yard At Noisette
NAVY YARD AT NOISETTE
Navy Yard at Noisette has ended the year strong, with several recent closings
and others projects heading toward completion.
Charleston, SC (February 9, 2010) In the past year, the Navy Yard at Noisette (NYN)
has been alive with activity and continues to aggressively push forward despite
NYN has submitted for the
LEED Neighborhood Development Pilot Program certification. A draft nomination
for listing the Navy Yard Hospital District of the National Register of
Historic Places has also been submitted.
purchasing historic Building NH-55, Coleman Snow Engineers, Inc. continues
renovations to the historic 17,000 square foot building, aiming for LEED Silver
certification. When completed, the building will serve as the company’s new
headquarters, and will be home to more than 25 employees.
Carolina Electric & Gas is nearing completion of a new Substation that will
provide modern electric service to the Navy Yard.
Engineering officially received a LEED Gold certification for their corporate
headquarters, Building 76.
sale of Building 780 to the Lowcountry Orphan Relief (LOR) was the first
closing of 2010. LOR provides goods and services to children
that have been removed from their homes due to neglect or abuse serving the
The City of North Charleston and Testa Corporation
of Wakefield Massachusetts completed the exterior refurbishment of the historic
Powerhouse in just a few months, removing several coal silos and storage
buildings, revealing its stunning architecture. The Runaway Bay Restaurant is being created in one
of the historic Panama Officer’s Quarters on the Cooper River, by four sisters,
Donna, Mary, Lileeth & Alexis Kong. True Jamaican transplants, the sisters are
nearing completion and the realization of their plans after purchasing the
Quarters K building. According to Donna, “We [will be] the only casual- upscale
dinning facility in the Tri-county area offering the cuisine we will
have…Authentic Jamaican and Caribbean food.”
the NYN is 97% Leased. Many new companies have joined the community including,
People Matter, a HR technology start-up; Green Roof Outfitters (GRO), a green
roof company; The Cut Company, a local videographer business; TeleConsultants
and DesignMill, SPAWAR defense contractors; Intermodal Bridge Transport and
Campright Transport Service, Inc., both transportation/logistics companies; and
The Palmetto Scholars Academy, the first regional charter school for gifted
was home to several large events – Kulture Klash V, United Artists 4Hope, Convoy
of Hope, Lowcountry Area ABATE Toy Run, Friends of the Library Book Sale, the
City of North Charleston’s Culture Arts Festival Quilt & Fiber Exhibition,
Riverfront Race Festival and the Lowcountry Artisan Collective, “Best of the
Best” art show. Many non-profit organizations such as Lowcountry Earth Force,
SC Sea Grant/COSEE, HUB Academy, Michaux Conservancy, Noisette Foundation,
Lowcountry Civic Justice Corps, Charleston Tri-County Homebuilder’s
Association, the Atlantic Green Homebuilders Conference, Parents Anonymous and
Lowcountry Local First held repeated seminars, association meetings, and arts
festivals throughout the year. The SC Department of Commerce, Naval Health
Clinic, Academic Magnet High School, the Charleston County School of the Arts and
Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce also held events at the NYN.
The Navy Yard
at Noisette is a 340-acre, sustainable urban redevelopment that includes parts
of the former Charleston Naval Base. For information on the Navy Yard, go to www.navyyardsc.com, or please contact
Keith West at the above phone number and email address.