Developers now focus on Pooler's southside

POOLER, GA (WTOC) - Pooler Mayor Mike Lamb says new developments continue to spring up in Pooler's southside.

Several new developments are in the works near I-16 and Savannah Quarters.

One new area, Mosaic Town Center, promises a mixture of restaurants, hotels, retail stores, and living spaces. It was approved by Pooler City Council late last year.

Realtor Lorenzo McDonald says people are wanting homes throughout the southside. He says the new developments are already benefiting those who live in the area.

"One of our local builders says their prices went up today, so it's going to take place as long as people are buying and inventory is low, prices are going to go up, and in theory, all of this is a positive impact on property values," McDonald said.

McDonald says some of the new businesses coming to the area include several gourmet shops and a Chick-fil-A.

Mayor Lamb says he can't confirm the future businesses right now, but he promises a variety of offerings.

"Nothing official and they promised me to keep my mouth shut, and I will because they have some very interesting things coming and I think people will be happy with what does come," the mayor said.

Traffic is expected to become more congested on the southside. Mayor Lamb says the city is working to make Pooler Parkway safer by installing several new traffic lights.

We called Chick-fil-A today to ask about the future location. We have yet to hear back.

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