Buist, Byars & Taylor LLC, Attorneys at Law


14 Aug2018

High Value Parking Lot Purchased

A small parking lot in downtown Charleston recently sold for over $4 million dollars. Buist Byars & Taylor represented the buyer. Located at 145 East Bay Street, the parcel, which is less than a one third of an acre, will continue to be used for parking. The previous owners planned to build a four-story office

10 Jul2018

Southeastern Construction Builds New Pavilion at Middleton Place

Southeastern Construction of Summerville recently completed a new event space pavilion at historic Middleton Place.  The builders are a client of Buist Byars & Taylor, and are also currently working on a renovation of the firm's Mt. Pleasant office. Designed by architect Reggie Gibson, the 4,700 square-foot pavilion will be used to host large meetings,

25 May2018

New Associates Join Firm

Buist Byars & Taylor LLC is pleased to announce that Ian Bowers and Morgan M. Insley recently joined the firm as associates. Ian Bowers' practice will be primarily focused in the areas of corporate matters and litigation.  He earned departmental honors from the College of Charleston with a degree in history, and graduated cum laude

24 May2018

Colonel William Rhett House Sold for $3.25 M

The Colonel William Rhett House, one of the oldest surviving homes in downtown Charleston, has been purchased for $3.25 million. Buist Byars & Taylor represented the sellers. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the main house is over 300 years old. Located at 54 Hasell Street, the home has withstood numerous hurricanes and

22 May2018

New Leaf Builders Developing Sea Island Hamlet

New Leaf Builders, a client of Buist Byars & Taylor, is in the process of developing a new townhome community in Mt. Pleasant. Sea Island Hamlet, located off Chuck Dawley Boulevard, will include 24 townhomes in two-, three- and four-bedroom floor plans.  Sitework is underway and construction is expected to begin in the summer of

11 Apr2018

O’Kelley Named Roper St. Francis Foundation Fellow

G. Hamlin O'Kelley has been named as a 2018 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,

22 Mar2018

Joseph Garcia Named Partner

Joseph L. Garcia III has been named as a partner with Buist Byars & Taylor LLC.  He primarily handles residential real estate matters and manages the day-to-day operations of the firm’s Johns Island office, located in Freshfields Village. He is a member of the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Charleston Class of 2018 and

24 Feb2018

The Market At Mill Creek Breaks Ground

The Market At Mill Creek Breaks Ground A ground-breaking ceremony was conducted on February 19, 2018, for The Market At Mill Creek in Mt. Pleasant, SC. The sale of the 16-acre property, located at SC Highway 41 and Wood Park Drive, closed on February 16, with Buist Byars & Taylor representing the buyers. Adams Property

23 Feb2018

Joe Welch Hired as Controller

Joseph Welch has been hired as controller for Buist Byars & Taylor LLC. In this position, Joe will oversee all corporate finance and accounting operations, including AP/AR/payroll processing and monthly/year-end financial reporting, forecasting and budgeting.  In addition, he will be a member of the firm’s management team, tasked with ensuring quality control over business processes

15 Nov2017

ECLT Harvest Feast Raises Funds for Land Conservation

East Cooper Land Trust (ECLT) hosted its third annual Harvest Feast on November 9, and Buist Byars & Taylor was pleased to be one of the sponsors.  http://bit.ly/2jqnH8a Held at Thornhill Farm in McClellanville, this community farm supper featured a five-course meal by local chef Brannon Florie of On Forty-One and Pier 41. East Cooper Land Trust uses the