Over the past few years, the West Columbia Riverfront has enjoyed a bit of a renaissance. The area is home to a couple of upscale neighborhoods, and joggers and cyclists enjoy the beautiful riverwalk.
In fact, many people rave about how enjoyable the river walk is and how beautiful the sites are. If you are an outdoor enthusiast, I can see how you would love to spend some time along the 3.5 mile paved river walk, or just spend the afternoon having a picnic by the amphitheater.
Recently plans have been unveiled for a $40 million development in the area that will have about 235 apartments and condominiums, shops and restaurants and offices in 4 multistory buildings that are set amongst beautiful little parks and plazas all overlooking the Congaree River. The city hopes that projects like this will spur more investment in the West Columbia Riverfront, and we see no reason why it won’t.
That is how things tend to go after all. You put in housing, and stores and restaurants pop up to service those people that live in the housing. You have upscale housing, and those stores and restaurants tend to be more on the upscale side. The more business you have to cater to the people living in the area, the more housing you need to add to cater to the people working in those businesses… and the cycle continues.
When an area like West Columbia Riverfront is just starting to blossom, as it is now, there is a unique opportunity for businesses to come in and be the first of their type in the area. This gives those businesses a leg up on businesses that are a further drive for the residents of the new community. Why drive across town when there is one down the street?
Of course, a good location may get people to come into your business, but to get them to spend money, and come back takes a little more. Most people will tell you that you need to offer a good product or service at a competitive price. That is true, but you also need to leave a good first impression. It doesn’t matter how good your service or prices are if your clients are uncomfortable in your business. For that, we recommend calling BRAVO! Group Services.
The Cleaning crews at BRAVO! Group Services can make sure your store, office, school, medical facility, or any other type of business is clean and sanitary. We know how to take extra care of touchable surfaces to reduce the chance of your staff or clients picking up any illness. Our HVAC teams can make sure your HVAC systems are running at peak efficiency, and we can remove any thing that may be spreading odors or other contaminants in your building greatly reducing airborne contaminants. Our Electrical specialists can make sure your wiring is up to code, efficient, and safe for your needs and usage. Helping your West Columbia Riverfront Business work at peak performance is our business.