Colliers brings Ascend Studios to the Beach Company’s Cardinal Crossing

February 23, 2023

Colliers | South Carolina’s Rox Pollard, Danny Bonds and John Gressette represented The Beach Company in the lease of ±3,280 square feet of retail space at Cardinal Crossing to Ascend Studios.

Cardinal Crossing is a $60 million mixed-use development on Forest Drive in the heart of Forest Acres. The site consists of 256 apartments, complemented by ±42,000 square feet of commercial shops including ground-level shops on the side facing Forest Drive. The development offers a bright future with a vision to continue Forest Acres’ tradition of creating vibrant communities in which to work, live and enjoy.

Ascend Studios is an upscale, luxury salon providing upscale workstations, a complimentary on-site laundry room and technologically advanced security to private stylists, barbers, estheticians and massage therapists. For more information, visit

“Ascend Studios at Cardinal Crossing will provide Forest Acres with salon spaces for private stylists to serve their customers in a very pleasing and convenient location. Stylists will be able to lease their own studio space,” said Pollard. “Clients will have a beautiful location in the heart of Forest Acres with great access and parking. Clients can also enjoy the many shopping and dining options in Cardinal Crossing and the adjoining Forest Park Shopping Center.”

Cardinal Crossing tenants include Clean Juice, Poogan’s Southern Cuisine, Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar, Crumbl Cookies, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Moltovino, Ice Box, Go Clear Orthodontics, Club Pilates, StretchLab, YogaSix,  Cyclebar and Aria Nail Spa.

Pollard is a Vice President and Director of Retail Services at Colliers specializing in the sale, leasing and development consultation of retail properties across the state. Bonds is a Senior Brokerage Associate specializing in the leasing of neighborhood shopping centers and Gressette is a Brokerage Associate working with tenants, landlords, sellers and purchasers to lease, purchase and sell retail properties of all sizes.


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