LS3P, a regional architectural firm, will move its offices from the Vista to the new, mixed-use community known as 4 West, an Estates & Companies community, located at 351 Meeting St. in West Columbia, according to a news release.
Trinity Partners, by way of Macon Lovelace, Roger Winn and Braden Shockley of Trinity’s Columbia office, represented the landlord, Cornerstone at Meeting, an affiliate of Estates & Cos., according to the release.
LS3P’s new office home will be comprised of over 11,000 square feet including a private, outdoor terrace located on the plaza level of a five-story mixed use building, the release stated. Its space will be designed to highlight its creativity through flexible and dynamic work spaces that foster collaborative engagement.
“This location, overlooking the iconic Gervais Street Bridge along the Congaree River, symbolizes the ‘connectivity’ of the greater Midlands community in which our people live and work,” Mary Beth Branham, the Columbia office leader and principal at LS3P, said in the release. “With 17-foot high windows providing dynamic views of downtown Columbia and the Capitol dome, a street-front presence along a main thoroughfare and direct access to our own outdoor patio and grand stair, this location also provides walkability to great restaurants, after-hour activities and breweries.”
With offices across South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, LS3P is a multi-disciplinary firm offering architecture, interior, and planning services to a wide variety of clients nationwide. Its Columbia office will be located within the 4 West community at 103 State St.
4 West is a Class A Mixed Use Development Project including 15,000 square feet of commercial space and 52 luxury apartment homes located along the Congaree River in West Columbia, according to the release. It is a part of the greater award-winning community known as Brookland that with 4 West now encompasses over 30,000 square feet of commercial space and 256 luxury, apartment homes. With the announcement of LS3P, the commercial space will be 100% leased, including the recent addition of Another Broken Egg Café alongside the original tenants of Gentleman’s Quarters Barbershop, Black Rooster, The WRKT, and Select Physical Therapy.
Construction for LS3P’s space will start in the near future with a projected delivery date in Summer 2024, just in time for its 20th anniversary celebration, the release stated. Their space will encompass creative design facilitating their entrepreneurial nature with flexible and mobile workspace promoting creative engagement.
LS3P’s new home at 4 West and the greater Brookland community, mirrors their vision to create architecture that enriches communities through a culture of design excellence, expertise, innovation, and collaborative engagement, the release stated. The community boasts a diverse blend of unique uses, including public and private spaces, creating a great cross section of residences, tenants, and visitors. Research indicates individuals and tenants located in a vibrant, blend of unique uses demonstrate greater innovation, entrepreneurship, and economic competitiveness.t