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The Myrtle Beach Chinese Risk Factor

Just over 5 years ago,  Mayor John Rhodes and Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce President Brad Dean,  made the first of what would become 5 different trips to China in a successful effort to lure Chinese investors into the Myrtle Beach market. With an aging customer base,  twelve golf courses …

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Retiring? Relocating? – Think Mullins, S.C.

Retiring? Relocating? – Think Mullins, S.C. It’s true,  over 40,000 baby boomers will retire and relocate to the greater Myrtle Beach Area over the next 5 years! Mullins, S.C. is just one hour from the Myrtle Beach area.   Featuring a small town flavor near the Pee Dee River, Lumber River, with horses, …

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I’m A Believer

Posted By Michael Smith I’m a believer. Okay, so how many of you now have a Monkees song singing in your head? It’s a song I remember fondly from my youth. Remember all those madcap fast­forward music videos that were part west coast hip, part British invasion, and part Keystone …

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North Myrtle Beach Outperforms Myrtle Beach Again In 2015

As the numbers have continued to come in over the now past 6 years since the inception of the Myrtle Beach Tourist Tax,  it is clear that cities (like Myrtle Beach) need to be more concerned about Brand Management than a large spend in advertising dollars. As we reported last week,  …

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86 Percent Want Myrtle Beach Expressway Now!

I-73

To Participate in our Myrtle Beach Expressway Poll Click Here The results of our new poll are now in as of 11 p.m. Jan 4th.  89.36% of tourists and locals prefer the Myrtle Beach Expressway to connect with I-95 at Highway 9 in Dillon, S.C. and run directly into North …

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NMB-Myrtle Beach Battle Is Holding Up I-73 Route

Interstate 73,  the long anticipated traffic relief for those leaving Interstate 95 heading to Myrtle Beach has become an all out political football for two competing cities along our coast. Large portions of I-73 have already been completed in North Carolina…. AND  NCDOT Chief Engineer Mike Holder says, “The I-73 extension …

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