Gentleman's Quarters

New West Columbia businesses attract a regional clientele

An influx of new businesses have opened in West Columbia and those businesses are drawing a regional clientele. “I could not have picked a better place,” said Dominic Peterson, owner of Gentleman’s Quarters Barbershop at 117 State St. It is in the Brookland Development in the WeCo River District. “I have people come in from […]


JAKs Essentials, Cake House Pastel, West Point Coins open and thriving in West Columbia despite COVID

Tamara Brown signed the lease at 114 State Street, West Columbia, on Feb. 14, 2020. She rode by the space and noticed it was available and she thought it would be a great place for JAK’s Essentials.  “Then COVID hit,” she said, “but I decided to power through anyway.” She’s glad she did. Brown opened […]


West Columbia experiencing a wave of new businesses

Lots of new businesses are coming to West Columbia, and those businesses are thriving. Business owners say there is a welcoming spirit in West Columbia and the relationship between entrepreneurs and the City of West Columbia spurs growth. RE/MAX Southern Collection opened at 130 State St in West Columbia in May. Emily Smith and her […]