Beaufort Civic Master Plan

Beaufort, South Carolina

Beaufort is faced with the unique challenge of maintaining resilience as a 300 year old coastal city amidst the economic realities of the 21st century. The Office of Civic Investment was developed as a public-private partnership between the City and The Lawrence Group to assist in this effort. The Office’s goals include the implementation of the Comprehensive Plan along with the long-term work plan of the Beaufort Redevelopment commission. This office manages a transparent and aggressive work program that brings efficiency and organization to achieve Beaufort’s goals for the future.

One of the key work products of this partnership is a Civic Master Plan for Beaufort. The plan establishes principles and standards that all public and private development will follow and identifies and promotes investment and reinvestment opportunities in the area, Design work for the effort has been completed utilizing 3 public charrettes.