The coronavirus pandemic has caused hard times for many, including in North Augusta, which saw the cancellation of the Augusta GreenJackets’ baseball season and the 2020 Nike Peach Jam. Even so, multiple areas in the city have seen growth and development in the past year with more on the horizon.
“The past year has certainly been a once-every-century year,” said North Augusta Mayor Bob Pettit.
“Surprisingly, residential growth continues in North Augusta, even while many businesses are reeling from the impact of the COVID virus.”
The riverfront is one of those areas that has seen development, as part of the planned Riverside Village buildout. The city’s 600-seat amphitheater opened in June, and the stadium parking deck has been completed but not yet used due to the cancellation of the season.
“A number of other parcels in Riverside Village remain to be developed, with additional apartments most likely the next to