Buist, Byars & Taylor LLC, Attorneys at Law


December 3, 2018

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

October 3, 2018

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.

August 31, 2018

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

August 14, 2018

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

July 10, 2018

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,

May 25, 2018

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

May 24, 2018

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

May 22, 2018

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

April 11, 2018

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,

March 22, 2018

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