Buist, Byars & Taylor LLC, Attorneys at Law


05 Feb2019

O’Kelley Selected as 2019 Roper St. Francis Foundation Chair

Roper St. Francis Foundation has selected G. Hamlin O'Kelley as the chairperson for the 2019 Fellows Class. Hamlin participated as an RSF Fellow in 2018, and is honored to have been chosen to lead this year's group.  Fellows meet together and with RSF physicians, staff and donors over the course of a year.  They are

03 Dec2018

Sea Island Hamlet Progressing

Sea Island Hamlet, a luxury townhome community in Mt. Pleasant, is moving toward completion, with about one-third of the units already sold.  The project is being developed by New Leaf Builders, a client of Buist Byars & Taylor. With 24 homes, Sea Island Hamlet will offer a village-like feel, and will feature innovative construction techniques

03 Oct2018

YETI to set up shop on King Street

YETI Coolers has signed a 10-year lease to house their second retail store in the U.S. in downtown Charleston.  Buist Byars & Taylor was pleased to represent the landlord in the transaction. The new store will be located at 360 King Street, between Calhoun and George Streets.  An opening date has not been announced yet.

31 Aug2018

Logan “Lawyer of the Year” for Mediation

Wade H. Logan III has been named "Lawyer of the Year" for Mediation in Charleston, SC, by Best Lawyers®. With a primary focus of alternative dispute resolution in mediation and arbitration and more than four decades of experience, Wade now serves as special counsel to Buist Byars & Taylor. He has been mediating cases for

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,