New Business Drives Fairlawn Mitigation Effort

By Liz Segrist
Jan 15, 2018 4:35 PM ET
Fairlawn Plantation will remain undeveloped following several mitigation deals with some of the region’s biggest employers. (Photo/Mac Stone Photography and Open Space Institute)

Originally published by the Charleston Regional Business Journal

The final conservation piece is in place to permanently protect Fairlawn Plantation in north Mount Pleasant, closing the door on development there and allowing the land to be added to the Francis Marion National Forest.

BoeingMercedes-Benz Vans, the S.C. State Ports Authority, and now the state Commerce Department all played a role in conserving the site as part of their mitigation plans.

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