Carolina Oaks Apartments
MYRTLE BEACH, SC - Studio 8 provided comprehensive architectural, engineering and construction administration for this new 49-unit, 62,226 SF, two-story, multi-family housing complex. Located on a 4 acre site, building structures are wood frame with fiber cement siding, brick and stone exterior. Roofing is asphalt shingles. The interior is gypsum wall board, carpet, wood, and tile. Split system HVAC serves the buildings. Amenities include a playground and community building with fitness center, computer center, and on-site laundry.
This was a developer driven project which progressed through the South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority (SC Housing). SC Housing programs finance construction of affordable, rental housing throughout the state. The agency awards federal housing tax credits, low-interest loans, tax-exempt bond allocations and trust fund assistance annually through a competitive application process.
As part of the application process, Studio 8 provided preliminary site plan concept renderings and drawings This architectural and engineering component are critical elements of the application and must be completed accurately to ensure funding.