The sentiment of new-year-new-you is one that many people make a commitment to on the first day of the year. Here are some ideas about how to kick off the new year and bring resolutions home that will stick all year long.
You may not have a white Christmas in Charleston, but there are endless fun things to do that will make your South Carolina days merry this season and build traditions you can enjoy for years to come. There’s charm at every turn to enjoy while you wind down the year in southern tradition.
How do our Nexton neighbors celebrate Thanksgiving? Traditional or out-of-the-box? All the cooking done at home, or bits and pieces outsourced to the pros? If you’re also wondering what tastes, sights, and scents make an appearance on tables across Nexton, read on!
Did you know Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in the country? In the past two years, the number of participants has increased 100% - and the USA now counts more than 3.5 million people as pickleball players!
We bet you never saw the push-up potential on the giant cement planter on the Great Lawn. And you probably weren’t preparing to do step-ups on our benches. But thanks to Cory McBee and her husband, TJ, you may just find yourself seeing the workout potential all around Nexton! Check out their 40-minute bodyweight workout in Nexton!
Downtown Nexton will provide retail, restaurant, service, hospitality, residential, and office uses in an integrated land plan where convenience is central - in a walkable, bikeable, golfcart-able environment.
Not sure where to start your tour of Nexton? Easy-peasy. The Info Cottage, where Bo Taylor and Alicia Smith stand ready to tackle your burning questions. Btw, they just won an award for Best Community and Company Outreach from the Charleston Home Builders Association!
At the end of the day, the money allocated to a POA should be seen as a major investment into the life, home, and community you are a part of - not a burden. Read how the Nexton POAs bring value to our homeowners.
Have you ever considered buying a house to support your health goals? Maybe it’s time. Here are five ways we’re working hard to make sure you get all of the physical and mental wellbeing resources you’re looking for in your new Charleston home.
Elegant simplicity is better than fancy complexity. Food should be slow and internet should be crazy-fast. Authenticity doesn’t mean replicating the past; It should be a thoughtful, contemporary response.
Meet the Poshi family. If you run into them around Brighton Park Village, you could greet them with Hello, Bonjour, Jambo, or with at least half a dozen other languages. The multilingual family finds themselves in the Charleston region via Seattle, courtesy of Boeing.
Tourism has always been a thing in Charleston. But just down the road, Nexton is coming on with its own flavor of Southern hospitality. Starting with five — yes, five — hotels, everything’s in place for conferences, tradeshows and corporate meetings. Or Lowcountry weddings, proms and family reunions. (Hello, photo sesh in gorgeous, green parks.) And Nexton Square has its table set with all your foodie favorites. Welcome, y’all.
You’re driven. Smart. Motivated. We like that about you. So we were wondering…could we make your day simpler, more efficient, and maybe even a little more fulfilling? At Nexton, we put good design to work to create a place where days are both easier and more joyful. Sure, our eyes light up at the sight of a beautiful new home, but that home also needs to work for you. An efficient mix of form and function. Here at Nexton, you can have both.
Buying and building a new home is rarely a one-size-fits-all process, but it doesn’t have to be hard. In fact, equipped with the right knowledge and the right partners, buying a new home can be downright enjoyable! We connected with some of Charleston’s top real estate agents to pass their tried-and-true home shopping advice on to you. Read it here, then give them a buzz for even more home buying know-how.
2019 was full of record-breaking growth, a fabulous destination shopping center, and hundreds of new homes (and happy homeowners). We rounded out the 2010s with an incredible year, and now we’re poised to ring in a fresh decade with a new residential, hospitality, dining, and shopping options. Read on to see what you might have missed in 2019, and what you can get excited for in 2020!
Craving an authentic, community-first, future-proof place to live? Where workplaces, great schools, and fun are nearby, and where you have plenty of choices in place you call home? Great. Because we made that place.
Retirement on the horizon? After decades of working hard, commuting, parenting, living on a schedule, running businesses, or serving our country, you’re ready to indulge a little. And we think we have just the place to enjoy your best years.
‘Tis the season for garland and gatherings, carols and candy canes! For many, it’s also the season for giving back in the communities where we live, work, and play. But here at Nexton, we like to think the season for giving back is actually all year round.
You’re always looking for the next big thing. The thing that’s going to make your day a little more efficient. \What if that thing was actually a place? At Nexton, our vision was to build a place where people could spend less time in their cars and more time with their families, enjoying their hobbies, or even working on the next big business idea. Sound appealing? Read more about how we’ve brought jobs, amenities, and conveniences closer to you.
We get it – moving is a big deal. And you prefer a straightforward, matter-of-fact approach. So we want to make sure you have all the information possible as you make your new home buying decision easy. On the blog, a little more about our growing community that we think might just tip the scale in our favor!
Being on the leading edge of modern home and community design allows us to create a place that makes your life more convenient and more fulfilling. Which is, after all, what you’re after, right? We thought so. On the blog, more about how our community can help you reach your goals.
A new style of home, designed over two thousand years ago, is coming to Nexton. At once fresh and historically rooted, The Domus Collection is the perfect marriage of modern-day living and enduring design. Join us in welcoming New Leaf to our exceptionally talented builder team!
Next time you’re reveling in the rays at one of our many beaches, squint at the edge of the horizon into the Atlantic and you might catch a peak at another benefit of our popular location. The Port of Charleston is at the center of our growing economy carrying in excess of $150 million in cargo annually.
There's a new way to treat yourself at Nexton Square this summer. We had the pleasure of learning about Guinot from franchisee and general manager Jean Baudrand, as well as Amanda Morris, who will be the Lead Esthetician at the Nexton Square store.
We’re excited to keep the good vibes going this Friday with our next concert in the Sounds on the Square series. Meet us at the newly renovated hub of Summerville, Hutchinson Square, to soak up some summer vibes and enjoy a concert - on us!
From improving your mood and reducing fatigue, to lowering your blood pressure and protecting your vision, spending time in the great outdoors provides countless benefits. Lucky for those living here, Charleston is one of the best places in the country for enjoying nature nearly all year long.
What are you really looking for in your new Charleston home? Buying a new home isn’t just about beds and baths, it’s also about convenience and connection. See a handful of ways that your move to Nexton is a move-up, no matter the size of your home.
It’s a fresh way of living that’s, somehow, also entirely familiar. A perfect combination of new and tried-and-true. An invitation for a different kind of day. Here at Nexton, it’s a new way to Saturday.
When is the last time you were able to get the kids to and from school, knock out a full day of work, enjoy lunch in the sunshine, run some errands, and grab drinks with a friend before spending a relaxing evening in the park with neighbors and family, without ever getting into a car? At Nexton, you can.
Feel that? The buzz in the air. The breeze through the palms. Spring has arrived in Charleston and the azaleas and magnolias are welcoming it in glorious fashion. On the blog, some of our favorite ways to kick off a season of blue skies and sunshine in the Charleston region.
From exquisite dining options to ghost tours and carriage rides to plantations, there’s absolutely no shortage of things to do near Nexton. And your visit or staycation doesn't have to break the bank. On the blog, 9 free things to see, visit, experience and enjoy in the Lowcountry.
Traveling for business to Summerville just got more comfortable. The all-new Residence Inn at Nexton recently hosted a grand opening to celebrate the modern, amenity-laden extended stay suites hotel, supporting Berkeley County’s steadfast growth as the region’s newest job corridor.
We always knew True Homes was a perfect fit for North Creek Village at Nexton. And we’re not the only ones who’ve noticed there’s something special about this builder. Read what their recent National Housing Quality gold award means to homeowners and the greater neighborhood.
When you’re introducing this many model homes (six) and new homebuilders (three) and home designs (a bunch), you can’t throw a little party. This deserves an all-out bash. So drop by for a weekend of fun.
Many of David Weekley Homes' brand promises align with our own: a commitment to design, a crowd-pleasing selection of choices, and a top-notch home buying experience. They’re a perfect match for Nexton. And just maybe, a perfect match for you!
Homebuyers seeking Nexton’s renowned vibrant, uber-connected lifestyle will soon be sorting through even more floorplans and designs from three newworld-class builders: Ashton Woods, David Weekley Homes, and Homes by Dickerson.
Sweet Summerville has a lot to offer – history, art, out-of-this-world food. How will you pack it all into one weekend? Below, an itinerary that gives you a taste of the best of Summerville. You’ll be planning your next visit – or even your move here – before you leave.
Nexton just went from highly convenient to ultra-connected. The much-anticipated Nexton Parkway Interchange is officially open to traffic. In addition to the new exit at 197 off Interstate 26, Nexton Parkway includes five miles of road and new trails for biking, running, and strolling.
Are you a new real estate agent or just need a refresher on all the info out there? This post is for you. On the blog, a round up of guides and organizations dedicated to making you a first-rate real estate pro!
When you buy a home at Nexton, you’re buying more than just your house and lot. You’re buying into the community. Into our vision of a walkable, forward-looking, Lowcountry-feeling neighborhood. Where neighbors are friends. And community thrives. Here's a sample of how that vision is coming to life.
We say it a lot – Charleston, and the whole Lowcountry, is a spectacular place to live, work, and play. Not ready to take our word for it? Come visit! There’s nothing like experiencing the Lowcountry first-hand.
We just celebrated a milestone here in our growing community: the grand opening of our third village, Del Webb Nexton! Hundreds of community members and potential homeowners joined us at the region’s newest active adult community to officially cut the ribbon.
Charleston's ranked as one of the most desirable places to live in the US. If you and your family are soon calling Charleston home, you probably have a lot of questions. Below, a few (more) things to know about our Lowcountry home.
From breathtaking beaches and a vibrant art scene to first-rate healthcare and topnotch learning institutions, Charleston, SC has a lot to offer. So it's no wonder our growing city is attracting talent in droves.
Charleston's accolades keep stacking up, with the holy city most recently snagging Best Small City by readers of Conde Naste Traveler. Those living in the Lowcountry know the appeal is limitless. Truly, this place has something for everyone!
When the temperatures let up ever-so slightly, oyster-roast season starts to pick up steam, and annual harvest and Halloween celebrations abound. Read some of our favorite ways to soak up all the fall fun the Charleston region has to offer!
Nexton offers a little something for everyone. And since we believe a great community features something for every member of the family - even the four-legged ones - we've rounded up four signs a place is a great choice for your fuzzy family members.
On Wednesday Nexton had the pleasure of updating our Summerville neighbors at the Chamber's Monthly Morning Power Hour. For those who weren’t able to make it to the presentation by our VP Brent Gibadlo, we’re summarizing it here!
Kids across the country are settling into a new school year. At Nexton, we know learning doesn’t stop with reading, writing, and arithmetic. Luckily, opportunities for lifelong education abound in the Lowcountry.
Witnesses of previous total solar eclipses describe the celestial phenomena as wondrous, powerful, and even life-altering. In just over a week, we'll be experiencing the extraordinary occurrence right here at Nexton.
No one understands the importance of finding high-quality, convenient child care more than a parent moving to a new community. That's why for Nexton we chose a child care provider with cutting edge academic programs and exceptional safety practices.
Small-time brew masters can be creative with their batches, experimenting with different flavors that fit the region and the season. And their love for brewing it comes through with every sip! Have we persuaded you to grab a sixer of a locally-brewed beer yet?
There's nothing quite like a Saturday morning Farmers Market, particularly in Summerville. The air is fragrant with fresh produce, cut flowers, baked goods and kettle corn, and you breath in extra deep as you pass Hickory Bluff Berry Farm’s freshly-picked strawberries.
We're growing in big, exciting ways: a new village, a new builder, and a whole new facet of Nexton! North Creek is an intimate enclave tucked into the woods and creeks of the Lowcountry. Here, things feel more relaxed, more nurturing and neighborly. With parks, shopping, good schools and easy access to I-26.
The Lowcountry summer has a been a sizzler so far! Luckily, Nexton’s superb location allows easy access to a number of water features perfect for taking a dip and cooling down. Put these water parks on your to-do list this summer, and then report back with your favorite.
Fantastic food, great drinks, and even better company: Fourth of July parties are the ultimate celebration of community! And if you know Nexton, you know community is what drives us. Naturally, the Fourth is among our favorite holidays!
The first steamy southern summer days are upon us, and that means time spent on the Charleston region's abundant beaches, and boating and of course, relaxing at Nexton Swim Club. But one of our favorite ways to cool down is even sweeter - ice cream!
In a surprisingly short time, we started putting shovel to dirt less than 5 years ago, Nexton has become a real place. With real parks. Real front porches. A great school. And really nice neighbors. And soon, we'll be able to add more really awesome shopping and dining to our roster
Another stellar Piccolo Spoleto at Nexton in the books, and what a perfect evening it was. On June 3rd over 1,000 music fans from around the Lowcountry gathered in Brown Family Park toting all the accoutrements of a good time with coolers, lawn chairs, and eager smiles!
Who better to tell potential residents about life here than the folks who can speak first hand? That's why we've decided to spotlight our residents here, where they'll be sharing a little bit about who they are and what brought them to Nexton. Meet the Neighbors: the Reinhardts!
Around here, brunch is a big deal. And that's saying something in a region that has earned international accolades for its culinary talents, in general. Here's the equation: in greater Charleston, food is important; Instagrammable food is very important, and an Instagrammable brunch tops them all.
Nexton is coming to life at the key crossroads of I-26 and 17A, in the direct path of metro Charleston’s most energetic growth. And just a few miles down the road, Volvo Cars’ state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, the automotive giant’s first in the United States, is coming to life.
When you own a home in Nexton, you have a whole world of fun at your front door...some of the most beautiful parks and green spaces in Summerville, but also events like oyster roasts and wine tastings, cookouts and Easter Egg hunts. The LiveNexton team, our POA, help create an environment where community thrives.
At Nexton, life is a little more fun thanks to a blend of parks, trails, eateries, a great school, a fabulous pool, and an emerging retail center. Historic Charleston is just 25 minutes away, and that means some of the state's best opportunities for getting on the water are just beyond.
At Nexton, good design is how we care for people. It's how we bring value and joy to the lives of the people living here. Everything has been considered, from the bigger picture down to the details. Perhaps, especially the details.
It's been a groundbreaking week at Nexton! We gathered this morning, on the heels of the highly anticipated PPCP Medical Campus groundbreaking, to celebrate another new neighbor: Residence Inn by Marriott.
If you ask us, there are endless reasons to call Nexton home - the beautiful homes, the growing shopping and restaurant scene, the parks and trails, the sense of community, and so much more. One of the biggest benefits to living at Nexton is being part of the greater Charleston region.
Education, inspiration, and thoughtful design. At Nexton, there are many things that guide us as we grow our community – innovation, choices, healthy and efficient living, and perhaps most especially, education.
There's something relaxing about sitting on your front porch and waving to the neighbors, who are sitting on theirs - and waving back, of course. This is what living in the Enclave by Saussy Burbank is all about.
We're looking back 2016 and marveling at all the growth the year has held! From retail groundbreakings, to the addition of new neighbors and floorplans, to upholding what have become annual traditions and events, like the Cocoa Cup 5K, the year brought all we had hoped for and more.
The official 5K, executed by Fleet Feet Sports, was more than impressive to watch. More than 1500 runners left Brown Family Park, sped down Brighton Park Boulevard, and looped around Nexton's signature Brighton Park.
Today more than 130 families call Nexton home. Who better to tell potential residents about life here than the folks who can speak first hand? So without further ado, we'd like you to Meet the Neighbors: the Williams Family!
We're thrilled to share that Brighton Park Swim Club was awarded a PRISM for Best Outdoor Amenity by the Charleston Home Builder's Association (CHBA). Liollio Architecture was awarded with a 2016 AIA Charleston Design and Service Award for their work on Brighton Park Swim Club.
We are so thrilled to open the doors to our new home for information, The Greeting House! While we are sad to say goodbye to the Front Porch and all of the memories we shared there, we think our new digs are pretty incredible.
Culture and history in the Charleston region run deep and true. Home to a vibrant art scene, innumerable regional festivals, beautifully preserved architecture, pristine plantations, weekly farmers markets, and rich history.
Every day at Nexton we're building homes, wer'e building parks and trails, and we'll soon be building shops and restaurants. Who better to tell potential residents about life here than the folks who can speak first hand? So without further ado, we'd like you to Meet the Neighbors: the Cokins Family!
Charleston has become a foodie destination with award-winning restaurants, and cant-go-wrong options for just about any cuisine that gets your mouth watering. After all, you can't be Travel+Leisure Magazines #1 City in the World without also having a ton of options for spectacular meals!
Nexton offers a standing invitation to get outside and move your body. The best places to do just that? Our many parks, each as unique as the next, all connected through a trail network that will eventually link the entire community. Next time you visit the Front Porch, take a look at our community map.
We've been pretty clear: we love Summerville. And part of what makes Summerville such a wonderful place to be is its connection to the larger Charleston region, a place renowned for its history, thriving food and arts scene, spectacular setting, and now, its impressive economic growth.
Summertime - and the living is hot! It's nearly August, the pinnacle of summer, and folks all over the US are clamoring for ways to keep cool. Luckily, Nexton has some of the country's best beaches right in our backyard.
We celebrated National Ice Cream Day here at the Front Porch Info Studio on Sunday, July 17. Residents, neighbors, & friends braved the rain and stopped by for a sweet treat from Cirsea Ice Cream, a local creamery specializing in delicious, unique, handmade ice cream.
Sixteen months ago we opened Brighton Park Village with a big ambition to build a community where life felt a little more efficient, intuitive, helpful and healthful. Where you could walk from home to just about anywhere else you need to be.
If you you've watched our ode to Summerville, you'll know we think this town is a pretty stellar place to be. Summerville is ripe with history, natural beauty, and undeniable southern charm. Read on for a few additional factoids on the town where not only the tea is sweet, but the people are too!
We are so excited to announce Nexton will be home to a new community by Del Webb, America's leading builder of new homes targeted to pre-retirement and retiring boomers. Their fresh take on retirement is the perfect fit for Nexton, a place where we think people like to live- and retire- a little differently.
You may have attended one of Nextons boot camps, our annual Cocoa Cup 5k, or our POA-sponsored fitness classes. Perhaps you're privy to the 50+ mile planned trail network that makes Nexton completely walkable, or you've taken a stroll or jog through our parks.
It's true what they say - they grow up so quickly! We were thrilled on Saturday to celebrate as our first neighborhood, Brighton Park Village in Summerville, SC, turned one. It was just one year ago that our first home was sold in our first neighborhood, and we pulled out all the stops.
It's one of the central questions we ask ourselves, and the community, as we continue to evolve the planning of Nexton, a new home community in Summerville, SC. In fact, it's one of our cornerstones on which we're building this community.
Everyday at Nexton we're building homes in Summerville,SC, we're building parks and trails, and we'll soon be building shops and restaurants. But it's our residentswho are truly building the community.
We're building a community. Not just homes and parks and schools, but all the fun and neighborliness that happens in and around one! We're so excited to have Philicia Pringle, Lifestyle Director, on board to help us make Nexton as welcoming and spectacular as we know it can be.
Buying a home is one of life's biggest decisions. It isn't just aboutwhereyou live; it's abouthowyou live. And about the added value you gain from living in a community like Brighton Park Village. Some of the most common questions we get are about the Home Owners Association.
We had an unforgettable 2015 here at Nexton. In case you missed a few milestones, we've rounded up the year's most read blog posts. If you've been following along, a heartfelt thank you! Cheers to a successful 2016!
Landrum tables are handcrafted using wood salvaged from historic renovations, construction projects, and building demos. And in just a few years, they've become one of the most sought-after design objects across the Lowcountry.
The funky bass lines, smooth vocals, and impressive percussion of the Ben Miller Band filled Brown Family Park last Saturday afternoon. Our inaugural event in the park, nearly 700 people came to hear the band's signature "Ozark Stomp" sound.
It's one week out from the start ofDig South2015, so we've got technology on the brain. In fact, we're surrounded bytechnologychatter all around Nexton. And our future residents are thrilled to learn that homes come equipped with internet that's some of the fastest in the State.
Nexton is among several development projects in the works by MWV Community Development and Land Management (also known as CDLM). We're truly committed to shaping a strong future for the communities in which we live and work.
Nexton is thrilled to be a part of the second annual DIG SOUTH Conference and Expo! The Southeast's foremost interactive festival celebrating innovation and the digital economy, DIG SOUTH will be held April 9-13, 2014.
Picture it - a vast field, cleared of all signs of wildlife. Trees clear-cut, vegetation eradicated, the character of the land all but a memory. Sound like a place you'd like to build a home? Us neither.
Wetlands serve as delicate eco-systems providing food, water and shelter to innumerable species of plants and animals. Federal and state governments protect them through regulations that prevent heavy development. To the average community planner, wetlands can be a time and resource-draining challenge.
Trees give us shade, help purify the air, and add to the beauty of a place like a tree-lined street or a huge tree in the middle of a park. Which is why we've gone to great lengths to preserve special trees at Nexton and plant lots of trees along our roadways.
Feet have distinct advantages over cars. They're generally safer to use, save gas/money and encourage fresh air, appreciation of one's surroundings and burning of calories. All of which is why Nexton has been meticulously designed to not only allow for walking, but to inspire it.