Buist Byars & Taylor’s managing partner and shareholder, Gray Taylor is based in the firm’s Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, office, where he leads the Buist Byars & Taylor commercial real estate and business departments. He has cultivated a diverse practice that encompasses all aspects of commercial real estate development and finance, commercial lending, and real estate/land use litigation.
Gray represents developers, lenders, local and national builders, and individual landowners in planning, developing and financing residential, commercial and mixed-use developments. He also works with financial institutions and private investors in the valuation, acquisition, resolution and disposition of problem assets and loans.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in natural resources from Sewanee: The University of the South, a master’s degree in forestry from Clemson University, and a Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law. Born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, he is a avid outdoorsman who enjoys fishing, hunting, boating, and mountain biking. He and his wife, Margaret, reside in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, with their two daughters and chocolate Labradoodle, Hazel.
South Carolina Supreme Court
United States District Court for the State of South Carolina
American Bar Association, Real Property Section
Urban Land Institute
U.S. Green Building Council, LEED Accredited Professional
Lowcountry Local First Commercial Space Advisory Team
Board of Directors, Mount Pleasant Land Conservancy