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Fred Anderson Toyota, 2136 Sunset Boulevard: May 2021   4 comments

Posted at 10:42 pm in closing

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Some time ago, the Toyota Center franchaise moved from Airport Boulevard to Sunset Boulevard and branded as Fred Anderson Toyota. As reported by commenter Alan, the franchaise is now Peter Boulware Toyota. I can't find any media stories about this online, but it apparently happened around May of 2021. Fred Anderson appears to still have dealerships in at least Charleston & Raleigh.

(Hat tip to commenter Alan)

Written by ted on June 30th, 2021

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East Coast Granite & Marble of Columbia, 3119 Sunset Boulevard: 2021 (Moved)   no comments

Posted at 11:02 pm in closing

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East Coast Granite & Marble was the follow-on operation in this former residence on Sunset Boulevard after Chandler Chiropractic relocated. As far as I can tell, East Coast has also relocated, to 1809 Sunset Boulevard, which is on the other side of I-26 from here.

Written by ted on June 29th, 2021

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Variety & ?, 2009 Leesburg Road: Mid 2010s   no comments

Posted at 11:04 pm in closing

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I noticed this closed variety store on Leesburg Road last weekend. I am unable to find the full name of the place, but google streetview confirms the sign has been that way since 2018.

Written by ted on June 28th, 2021

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Quality Tool Repair & Service, 1720 Lake Murray Boulevard: 2010s(?)   no comments

Posted at 11:14 pm in closing

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This little repair shop on Lake Murray Boulevard has obviously been closed for quite a while. Looking at google streetview, it has been up for sale at least since 2018. At that time, there was also a house on the property which has since been razed. It wasn't a big house, and this is a small shop, but the property is apparently quite large, as the current real estate sign advertises 8 acres. With the ongoing buildout up towards the interstate, I expect this semi-rural area will be transformed before too long.

Written by ted on June 25th, 2021

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Ocean View Seafood, 1904 Broad River Road: Late June 2021 (Temporary)   5 comments

Posted at 11:29 pm in closing

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As pointed out by commenter Tom, Ocean View Seafood on Broad River Road is closed for remodeling. The work seems to be ongoing, so hopefully it won't take too long.

I'm pretty sure this building used to be a steakhouse, but I'm not sure what chain it belonged to.

(Hat tip to commenter Tom)

Written by ted on June 24th, 2021

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Mattress Firm, 3300 Forest Drive: June 2021   4 comments

Posted at 10:42 pm in closing

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This location of Mattress Firm is one that survived the big wave of store closing a few years ago, but it has now pulled up the sheets. As commenter Matt points out, it was just across the street from another mattress store, which can't have helped matters much.

Somehow or other I managed to drive by hundreds of times over the years without ever fixing it in my mind that the store was here, and probably dozens of times in the past month without noticing the closing flags. We'll see what comes next -- the location is not bad, with stoplight access and a good bit of traffic.

(Hat tip to commenter Matt)

Written by ted on June 23rd, 2021

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Chris Polson Automotive, 1618 Lake Murray Boulevard: Spring 2021   no comments

Posted at 10:50 pm in closing

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I did not see any sign on the door, and google doesn't know anything about it, but there are no cars on the lot, and the website is down, so I believe commenter Robert is correct that Chris Polson Automotive on Lake Murray Boulevard has closed its doors.

(Hat tip to commenter Robert)

Written by ted on June 22nd, 2021

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CVS, 2571 Forest Drive: 25 May 2021   9 comments

Posted at 10:45 pm in closing

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I'm sure I must have been in this CVS at one time or another, but I can't recall it if so.

The Post & Courier says:

CVS apparently is looking to trim its network of locations, so it is letting go of the location as its lease expires despite the strong commuter traffic that moves along the corridor daily, Mills said.

In the event, the closure was finalized on 25 May.

I will say that the drive-through here was a bit awkward.

(Hat tip to commenter Larry)

Written by ted on June 21st, 2021

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Good Ol' Dad Calab!   no comments

Posted at 11:51 pm in commentary

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Written by ted on June 18th, 2021

Hardee's, 451 Killian Road: Mid June 2021   5 comments

Posted at 11:20 pm in closing

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It seems to me that quite a few Hardee's have closed recently. This one was actually fairly new, part of the Killian's Crossing build-up. As far as I can determine from google reviews, it was open as recently as two weeks ago, so I am calling the closing at mid-June 2021.

From the way this place is being totally gutted, I would guess they already have the next tenant lined up.

(Hat tip to commenter Bethany)

Written by ted on June 17th, 2021

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