Downtown Greenville is a booming area and has been for over 20 years now. The number of homes for sale has increased dramatically with new condominiums being built on Main Street, in the West End and now in West Greenville. Greenville City leaders are currently trying to expand the appeal of the Main Street area to a larger base by creating paints of interest outside of Main Street. A proposed visitors center, the children's museum, Unity Park are just a few of the ways this is happening. The city is thriving, and real estate prices reflect the high demand for this area. Greenville has a diverse number of communities. Downtown Greenville's areas include Hampton-Pinkney, Overbrook and the West End. Areas that are popular with families wanting an urban lifestyle with the traditional house and yard can choose from many Augusta Road and North Main homes. West Greenville is the place for new couples or young adults just starting out that also desire the urban experience. Pendelton West is one development in West Greenville which has affordable new homes and townhomes. See all our downtown Greenville Blogs
WestEnd Greenville is a just south really of downtown Main Street area, Downtown, but just west of the river. For years the city struggled to get businesses to take hold in this area just over the Reedy River, but still on main street. When the city finally took down the Camperdown bridge, built the pedestrian bridge and committed to the Riverplace development things took off. Now most new development in downtown is in the Westend and spreads from there. The County offices are on a high knoll in Westend and are going to be torn down for a whole new government, retail, park, residential massive complex. Exciting things keep happening in the West End and real estate in this area has boomed. Expect to see roads changing soon to handle more traffic and help the flow in the new West End. See all our West End Blogs
Greer, SC is growing and taking a page from Greenville's rise to re-make itself into a cool new area for shops, restaurants and now hotels. The city of Greer has remodeled the Tryon Street to resemble European towns with cobblestones streets that flow into the buildings with no curbs to hinder movement. Shops can sell outside, and restaurants can have outdoor seating. With an old core downtown area and a vibe that is old meets new. Greer's outlook is improving every day. Many businesses and organizations have invested in downtown Greer by renovating old structures creating a custom look and feel that can't be copied anywhere. That uniqueness is very appealing to young families. The city of Greer is also holding festivals and events to bring people to the downtown area. They have built a wonderful park and amphitheater area which they use for the downtown events. Families also like to use the green space in the park for leisure time. All these changes have attracted developers from large hotel chains, which are building in the downtown area, to home developers. The area right around Greer is still inexpensive for first time home buyers who have an eye for renovation. Walking distance to the downtown area can be a great investment at this time.
City of Greer is rapidly growing east of Greenville. The Greenville and Spartanburg County line runs through the center of town. Greer forms the eastern side of the ‘Eastside’ communities. Greer’s Lake Robinson has seen a lot of development for residential construction. Greer is also a popular place to live for employees of BMW, which is only few miles to the south on I-85. Greer real estate is on the verge of a boom as well. Greer real estate is one of the fastest growing areas in the country.
Eastside Greenville is an area that historically has been residential. The name is given to the area east of Greenville but west of the city of Greer. The lines for the “Eastside” are mostly defined by Pelham Road, Old Spartanburg, Highway 14 and I-85. As population increases in downtown Greenville the Eastside is one of the areas to experience growth as well. Home prices have risen rapidly in the past few years and will continue to do so with the growth of Greenville in general. Many starter homes can still be purchased reasonably if you are open to older homes. Several older desirable neighborhoods are in the Eastside such as Thornblade, Sugar Creek, Foxcroft and Silverleaf. These neighborhoods are slowly being renovated and taking on new life with younger homeowners. Some of the best high schools in the state…Riverside High School and Eastside High School, as well as the feeder school to them…Buena Vista ES, Pelham Rd ES, Riverside MS are on the Eastside.
Michelin North American HQ is nearby, and it is less than 10 minutes to Greenville Spartanburg International Airport (GSP). There are new hospitals at Patewood, Greenville Hospital System and St. Francis Hospital and excellent access to I-385 at Pelham Rd. The Parkway runs along Michelin NA, with the Marriott and other hotels and provides upscale shopping for Thornblade and the Eastside communities. See all our Eastside Blogs
Located with a Greenville address, Verdae is a planned community in which Hollingsworth Park is the residential district central to the community. The homes in these neighborhoods are new with walking paths, complete lawn maintenance, parks and community pools. Most of the homes are priced higher then surrounding areas, but the quality of life is very desirable, so homes are selling quickly. Lots tend to be smaller, but the communities boast of more common areas. The overall plan will eventually have 850 homes for sale. Across I-85 is the CU-ICAR (Clemson University – International Center for Automotive Research) Center which is becoming a focal point for new development and neighborhoods. Verdae Golf Course and The Cascades at Verdae, a continuing care retirement community, are right next door to Hollingsworth Park.
Simpsonville, SC is where a lot of new home construction has been built. There is space to expand in this part of Greenville, SC and home builders have taken advantage of it. The many new home subdivisions in this area have spurred new growth. Newer retail areas and businesses have grown up here and the city of Simpsonville has embraced the growth and encouraged it. Simpsonville hosts it's own events, concerts and festivals in Heritage park. Located on the corridor between Greenville and Columbia on I-385, Simpsonville benefits from families who have business in both areas.
Simpsonville has had a high growth rate over the past 15 years with extensive infrastructure in place. Heritage Park has a park and baseball complex used for residents. A popular area with an easy commute into downtown Greenville, quick access to I-85 and is one hour to Columbia to the south. Simpsonville addresses cover subdivisions in the Five Forks area of Woodruff Road, including Kilgore Farms and Cobblestone. Current real estate near Greenville in Simpsonville feels modern and new.
Five Forks in Simpsonville has many fine homes in new subdivisions. This community is further from I-385, but closer to Spartanburg County along Woodruff Road. The Woodruff Road area is a rapidly developing area southeast of downtown Greenville. Known for its extensive shopping areas and perhaps the busiest traffic in the area. Five Forks shopping area is about 4 miles south of I-385 and features some of the most affluent communities in the area.
Fountain Inn, SC lies just south of Simpsonville on I-385. Fountain Inn is a little far for commuting daily to Greenville's downtown area, but is a great location for larger acreage home lots when you just want to be able to get downtown for special occasions.
On the way to Clemson from downtown Greenville Powdersville, SC has grown up. The new area of Powdersville has completely transformed in the past 10 years. Powdersville was only a zip code until recently and a rash of new retail stores and restaurants have made it a booming real estate market. Located between Easely and I-85 it's great connector from parts of Greenville County when you want to go to the lakes or Clemson and don't want to pass through downtown Greenville, SC.
Nestled between Greer and downtown Greenville, Taylors, SC is a sleepy area that is remaking itself.
Travelers Rest, SC is the gateway to the mountains, just North of downtown Greenville. Currently it is a growing community 20 minutes north of downtown Greenville. The City of Travelers Rest is close to Furman University and on Hwy 276 which takes you to the Blue Wall of the mountains and Caesars Head state park. It is also the closest city and shopping to the Cliffs Communities farther north up Highway 25. Real estate in Travelers Rest has gone from older homes to now new walking friendly options. It originally started as just a rest stop on the way to the Blue Ridge mountains, but have grown into a thriving small town with a very modern take on healthy, food and outdoors. With the advent of the swamp rabbit trail TR has embraced the increased traffic brought from downtown and Furman University and created a healthy vibe in the retail offerings and restaurants. Real estate in TR is just starting to take off and new large scale developments are in the planning stages. The largest farmers market in the state at the Trailblazer park doesn't hurt real estate prices either. Young family want to be here.
Paris Mountain, SC is just north of Downtown Greenville alongside Travelers Rest is Paris Mountain in Greenville County. The attraction of living on Paris Mountain is the view, of course, and that it is within 10 minutes from downtown Greenville, SC. It is hard to look for homes and real estate on Paris Mountain because there are few subdivisions. One prime neighborhood is the Luxurious Montebello subdivision. Another rare subdivision on the mountain is Rockwood. There is also a very limited supply of homes. Home sites tend to be large estates and steep mountainside living. It also has easy access to Furman University, Cherrydale Shopping center and the City of Travelers Rest. We have many friends on the mountain so Contact us for Paris Mountain real estate listings that have not hit the market yet 864-679-0707.
The town of Mauldin, SC is transforming itself in the way that Greenville and Greer have. They are investing in redevelopment of the streetscape and infrastructure in their core downtown areas. Mauldin recently announced a new walking friendly downtown area plan.
Other areas of Greenville's real estate market include Easley located almost directly West of downtown Greenville, on Hwy 123, is a good location for quick access to downtown while having the benefit of being somewhat in the country. Easley real estate is sleepier then Greenville's downtown real estate, but is still growing more rapidly then the rest of the country. Located between Greenville and Clemson University make it a popular spot for those who have business in both locations. There are many new home subdivisions being built.
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