Bluffton To Acquire Land In Historic District

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parcelblThe town of Bluffton is set to acquire a 1.47 acre parcel of land located at 68 Boundary St. Situated between Dubois Park and the Bluffton Historical Preservation Society’s Heyward House, the property will be used as public open space and will provide additional public parking spaces in the Bluffton Historic District.

Bluffton Town Council approved this purchase at a recent Town Council meeting and passed a resolution to support the closing of the property. The property was transferred to the town of Bluffton the week of Oct. 3. The town purchased the property from Marsh Rentals for nearly $1.1 million The town used proceeds from the recent sale of townowned property at Bluffton Village as well as existing fund balance. The site is situated in the Historic District, which provides for retail shops, residences, restaurants, offices, and other highly-intense land uses.