WestEdge building in Charleston completes 1st phase of ‘a city within a city’

Compliments of the Post & Courier

The newest WestEdge building is in stark contrast to the former landfill it is built on.

The glass-exterior 22 WestEdge office and research structure rises with a gleam above the underground layers of trash.

Evoking modernity and progress in eight stories, the 125-foot-tall building is touted as the tallest multi-tenant office structure on the peninsula and in the Charleston region.

The 156,000-square-foot building recently opened with 78 percent of it leased in advance, closing out the first phase of the long-planned WestEdge development.

Only two floors remain unoccupied, but ready for build-out with piles of drywall, ceiling tiles, wall studs and other building supplies lying on the floor.

The ground floor houses retail and restaurant space with Rush Bowls restaurant now open and French cafe Saveurs Du Monde to follow soon. REV, formerly Heritage Trust, Federal Credit Union and The Smile Store/Charleston Orthodontics recently began serving clients, too, on the first level.  Read on for the entire article...