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BiS in brief: West Elm to open on Drayton Street

West Elm to open on Drayton Street

Home furnishings retailer West Elm will open at 10 a.m. Sept. 15 in the Historic District at 214 Drayton St.

The 10,305 square foot store will employ 30 people and feature local artists and makers from Savannah and the region. A pre-opening celebration on Sept. 14 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. will benefit the Historic Savannah Foundation.

Regular store hours will be Sundays 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

 

West Elm operates 102 retail stores internationally.

 

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Montage resort to open expansion

Montage Palmetto Bluff plans its ribbon-cutting ceremony for its expansion at 10 a.m. Aug. 30 in front of the new inn property, located at 477 Mount Pelia Road in Bluffton, S.C.

The expansion brings the resort to a total of 200 guest accommodations, six dining venues and 16,000 square feet of meeting and event spaces, along with Montage residences. The inn, which opens Sept. 1, will feature 74 rooms, a lounge, restaurant, bar and spa.

For more information, 843-706-6500.

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