Steady new home construction, community growth driving first-in-class facility

SUNSET, S.C. (May 5, 2017) – The Reserve at Lake Keowee is constructing a new fitness center for the community’s Members and their guests, with a grand opening scheduled for the first quarter of 2018. The new 5,000 square foot facility will be located less than half a mile from The Orchard House clubhouse and the Village Center – the community’s primary gathering place.

“Since 2012, we have averaged 39 homes per year built at The Reserve – a 54 percent total increase over five years,” stated David Fleming, General Manager of The Reserve at Lake Keowee. “That expansion, coupled with the priority our members place on their and their families’ health, has made this a decision we, as a club, wholeheartedly support and invest in. We are looking forward to providing our membership with a premier fitness and wellness center and experience, with top of the line facilities and machines.”

Stephen Fuller Designs designed the architectural plan for The Reserve at Lake Keowee’s new fitness center and Pyramid Construction, Inc. will build the facility. The facility will feature three large areas: one, intended for group classes like yoga, Pilates and spin classes; the second, for aerobic/cardiovascular equipment; and the third, dedicated to strength training and free weights. The center will also include two massage/physical therapy rooms and shower and locker rooms for men and women Additionally, future expansion opportunities have been factored into the design.

The fitness center will be accessible to The Reserve at Lake Keowee’s members and their guests 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Construction will break ground upon the completion of the permitting process.

About The Reserve at Lake Keowee
Created in 2000 by Greenwood Communities and Resorts, The Reserve at Lake Keowee is an award-winning residential community that spans 3,900 acres in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, with 30 miles of shoreline on Lake Keowee and convenient access to nationally-recognized commercial and cultural centers that include Greenville, S.C.; Asheville, N.C.; and Clemson and Furman Universities. A 200-slip Marina, Village Center, Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, and more than 1,400 acres of parks, preserves, trails, and green spaces highlight more than $100 million in completed family amenities at The Reserve. The Reserve has approximately 700 members from 30 different states. Homesites at The Reserve are available from $100,000 to $950,000; homes from $500,000 to $3+ million.

About Pyramid Construction, Inc.
Pyramid was formed in 2000 focused on constructing high-end residential community amenities.  They constructed The Reserve’s current Tennis & Fitness Center and the Pool Pavilion complex.   In the years since, Pyramid has grown to develop both amenities and luxury homes. After developing the Guest House Cottages in The Reserve at Lake Keowee, Pyramid has also begun development within The Reserve building Village Point’s Phase I and II, the Laurel Pond Cottages and the High Grove neighborhood.

About Stephen Fuller Designs
With 25 years in the business, Stephen Fuller Designs specializes in combining modern lifestyles with traditional nuances. Stephen Fuller Designs has concepted houses, communities and gathering places, focusing on classic architectural design.

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