Buist, Byars & Taylor LLC, Attorneys at Law


January 15, 2021

New CRE Partner Josh Reeves

Joshua Reeves has joined Buist Byars & Taylor LLC as a partner in the Commercial Real Estate department. His practice focuses on land development for residential subdivisions, retail and office mixed-use projects and industrial transactions. He assists clients with each phase of their projects, including acquisitions, development, financing and dispositions. He also has experience with

November 13, 2020

Holiday Closure Notice

PLEASE BE ADVISED: Buist Byars & Taylor will be closed after December 23 for the remainder of the year – reopening for business on Monday, January 4, 2021. If any delay pushes a matter beyond December 23, we will not be able to close until the new year.  Best wishes for a wonderful holiday season and

April 17, 2020


Deadlines falling between April 1, 2020 and July 15, 2020 for certain time-sensitive actions have been automatically extended to July 15.  In a 1031 tax free exchange, the extension applies to the 45-day identification period and the 180-day exchange period.  The extension also applies to the 180 day deadline for an opportunity zone investment.  To

November 20, 2019

New CRE Partner Joins Firm

David F. Gieg has joined the firm as a partner in the commercial real estate practice area. Dave brings nearly 20 years of experience as a real estate and corporate attorney. His practice is primarily focused on commercial real estate. For example, he handles acquisitions, divestiture, financing, development, and leasing, including transaction structuring. Dave has

July 12, 2019

$24.5+ million deal closed

Buist Byars & Taylor's CRE team represented the buyer on this very large deal in downtown Charleston. The deal, which closed the first week of July 2019, took more than 18 months in the works. The sale involved ten properties on and near King Street, including a large surface parking lot, and six sellers. https://bit.ly/2xIPepb

June 22, 2019

In Memoriam – Gray B. Taylor

With overwhelming shock and sorrow, we regret to announce the untimely death of our managing partner, Gray B. Taylor, on June 21, 2019. Since joining Buist Byars & Taylor in 2000, Gray built the firm’s commercial real estate department, and also oversaw the business practice area. He cultivated a diverse practice encompassing all aspects of

May 14, 2019

CALA Food Drive

Charleston Association of Legal Assistants (CALA) has organized a food drive for Lowcountry Food Bank. Buist Byars & Taylor will be collecting non-perishable food in both offices (652 Coleman Blvd/Ste 200 and Freshfields Village) though May 24, 2019. Summer is critical time for the food bank, as many kids who count on free/reduced lunch programs

April 24, 2019

CREW Charleston Golf Tournament 2019

CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Charleston will host its 3rd annual golf tournament on Friday, June 14. As a 2019 Platinum Partner, Buist Byars & Taylor will also be a hole sponsor. The captain's choice tournament will be held at Charleston National Golf Club in Mt. Pleasant, and will have a shotgun start at 1:00

April 2, 2019

Lowes Foods to Open 4/3/19

Lowes Foods, the anchor tenant in the new 74,000 square-foot Market at Mill Creek Shopping Center in Mount Pleasant will open on April 3. Buist Byars & Taylor represented the buyers for this 16-acre property, which is being developed by Adams Property Group and Armada Hoffler Properties. Market at Mill Creek will offer more shopping/dining/service

March 12, 2019

Bowers Joins Roper St. Francis Foundation 2019 Fellows

Ian Bowers has been named as a 2019 Roper St. Francis Foundation Fellow. RSF Fellows are volunteer advocates for the Roper St. Francis Foundation with an interest in philanthropy and fundraising.  They give of their time to actively participate in the program, meeting together as a class during the year, and with RSF physicians, professional staff,