Rivers Enterprises, Inc., is a real estate/asset management holding company with properties primarily located in the Carolinas – U.S.A.
Under the direction of John M. Rivers, Jr., Rivers Enterprises offers
expertise in areas of property development, investment strategies, leasing
and build-to-suit projects. Rivers Enterprises, Inc. was established by Rivers, following the 1987 sale of his family's business, WCSC, Inc., one of South Carolina's pioneer communications companies. With the newly formed Rivers Enterprises, Rivers initiated several key real estate development projects, including The Chattooga Club
resort in the western NC mountains; a
Class A office building which evolved into Charleston Gateway Center
the mixed-use Harbor Walk facility; Cainhoy Industrial Park; and Seaside Plantation land holding company/Bees Resources as well as residential
development Riverwood in Gastonia, N.C.
A native Charlestonian, John M. Rivers, Jr. has been active in the community since his graduation from the University of North Carolina and honorable discharge from the U.S. Navy Supply Corp. Rivers has served on over 65
different community and philanthropic boards - local, regional and national in nature, including the management of the Rivers Collection a nationally recognized collection of antique Charleston silver and furniture
(available for viewing by appointment only
). He continues to serve the city and
state through various business ventures, philanthropic endeavors and land conservation efforts.