Land Development Questions

Below are a few real estate investment and land development questions that we are frequently asked. If you do not find the answer you are seeking below, please contact us here »


Where are you based and where do you look to develop and invest in property?

Pace Group is based in Myrtle Beach, with projects from Little River in the north to Pawleys Island on the south end. We’re looking to expand from our coastal Grand Strand origins into the Charleston Lowcountry real estate market, as well as Columbia and Florence in the state’s central region within the next year. Pace’s long-term goal is continued growth, prosperity and saturation within our coastal market, as well as continued diversification and growth of our base of investors.


What does Pace Group specialize in?

Here at Pace, we pride ourselves on a continuous record of success for attracting development opportunities, retaining loyal clients and maintaining a thriving syndicate of partners and investors. We have an extensive background in land acquisition, land planning, and land use optimization, with a proven ability to successfully negotiate governmental, regulatory and environmental issues or contracts. In addition, our development services include: Office, Retail, Residential, Mixed-Use Property, Commercial, Mini-Storage and Land Development.


How much background and experience do you have in real estate investment?

We have a management team boasting more than 80 years’ experience combined. Founder Van Watts has 30 years of real estate management and sales experience, and he has spearheaded more than 15 real estate development projects. Since its founding 20 years ago, Pace Group has bolstered an impressive, diverse portfolio that features multiple planned communities, several apartment complex acquisitions, a number of commercial properties and more.


In brief, what are your capabilities?

Pace Group’s robust resume of capabilities include but are not limited to overseeing:

  • A conceptual budget and checklist
  • A complete economic analysis
  • Site reviews
  • Financial structuring
  • Planning, design and land development
  • Multi-level entitlements
  • Utilities negotiation and review
  • Environmental remediation
  • Land acquisition/negotiation
  • Public presentation and negotiation
  • Value engineering
  • Construction site management
  • Tenant/Occupancy coordination
  • Complete Project Analysis
  • Accounting, Control and Reporting


In brief, what is your process when you work with clients in real estate investment projects?

Once we identify a potential project, we guarantee to accomplish the following:

  • First, and most importantly, we evaluate the location.
  • Next, we look at financials.
  • And, finally, we analyze the overall market.

After these factors are given a full Pace comprehensive evaluation, we either move forward and make an offer or proposal, or decline and move on to the next project.


What is the best way to contact you and get started?

Our team is always on the lookout for our next project. If you’re interested in one of our potential investment opportunities, call us to make an appointment today at 843-839-4100.

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951 10th Avenue North
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
PO Box 7039
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

843. 839. 4100

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