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Housing is an important factor when looking to bring business and family to a new area. The region’s population has been growing year after year, which means increasing opportunities for housing development and new projects in the making. No matter which county you need to settle down in, you can be sure there are plenty of additional resources nearby.  

Our Region

Hammond’s Ferry

Hammond’s Ferry is located near North Augusta, with traditional neighborhood homes centered around a town center and the beautiful Savannah river. The neighborhood’s urban design and refined architecture are well-known features throughout Hammond’s Ferry. Residents enjoy positive community relationships and cooperation throughout the neighborhood. 

Hammond’s Ferry homes range in size and style, from large and small single family homes to apartment and townhouses. Many properties have stunning riverfront views or quick access to local city parks. Each house is designed to strengthen the sense of community around the neighborhood, with beautiful properties tailored to different needs.

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Savannah Lakes Village

Savannah Lakes Village, located near McCormick, SC, is a private lakefront community centered around Lake Thurmond. This charming community offers exquisite golf courses, special activities at neighborhood restaurants, and other local events to bolster the sense of community here. With hiking trails, access to outdoor activities on the lake, and other outdoor amenities, it’s hard to imagine living elsewhere. 

The community offers a wide selection of home types to help diversify the neighborhood. Whether you are searching for a lakefront condo or a family-styled home, Savannah Lakes Village has something for everyone. The clubhouse provides residents with access to indoor and outdoor pools, exercise equipment, and other various sporting activities. Members are encouraged to enjoy a healthy lifestyle and scenic lakefront views.

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Nestled between the rolling hills of the Hollow Creek Nature Preserve and downtown Aiken sits Woodside. Woodside is a thoughtfully planned and masterfully developed gated community ideally situated in Southern Living® magazine’s 2018 South’s Best Small Town – charming and historic Aiken, SC, home of the University of South Carolina’s Aiken Campus.

Woodside adds to the accolades with recognition as a Southern Living® Inspired Community, an Ideal-LIVING “Best of the Best” for tennis and pickleball as well as fitness and wellness and a Where To Retire Top 50 Best Master Planned Community. As one of the country’s most celebrated lifestyle communities, you are sure to find your favorite activity – or learn a new one – here at Woodside!

Other Woodside amenities includes: 15,000 sq. ft. fitness center, 15+ miles of walking and hiking trails, 4 championship golf courses, UTSA Tennis Program and Pickleball; Cycling, Walking and Hiking Groups, 6 Bocce Ball courts, 60+ resident-led social and hobby clubs, and much more!

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Available Sites & Buildings

If you’re thinking about bringing your business to South Carolina’s Western region, we’re ready to accommodate you with a broad variety of existing facilities and ready-to-build sites.


When you’re competing in the global marketplace, connectivity and fast access are critical. Western SC’s location will put your business at the heart of a very fluid transportation grid, no matter which modes are important for you.