BMW Manufacturing Co. has been named Exporter of the Year by the National Association of Foreign Trade Zones. Also, BMW was named the recipient of the association’s Export Achievement Award.
Ryan Welch and Thomas Buist of Lee & Associates Charleston represented the tenant, Ultra Select, and landlord in leasing 1,800 square feet at 4365 Dorchester Road, North Charleston.
Chris Fraser of Avision Young represented the landlord in leasing 4,500 square feet of retail space at 1137 Johnnie Dodds Blvd., Mount Pleasant, to One Body LLC. Ryan Weatherly of Cushman & Wakefield|Thalhimer represented the tenant.
Eddie Hughes of The Beach Co. represented the buyer, Advintage Distributing, in the $1.45 million purchase of a 31,956-square-foot warehouse at 9570 William Aiken Drive, North Charleston. The seller was represented by Will Martin of Holcombe Fair and Lane.
Trey Lucy and Blair Belk of Lincoln Harris represented the landlord in leasing 850 square feet at the Shops of Mount Pleasant to Mount Pleasant Pilates.
Charleston-based Twin Rivers Capital LLC has completed the development of a Family Dollar store in Waycross, Ga.
The Wilderman Group of Charleston has been named manager of the Cleveland Country Club in Western North Carolina.
Buddy Bebergal and Kit Regnery of Carolina Commercial represented the tenant, Goorin Brothers Inc., in leasing 937 square feet at 377 King St., Charleston. Bryan Perrucci of Southeastern Management Group represented the landlord.
Dolphin Toastmasters Club has announced its new officers: Ike Archibald is president; Vito Scarafile is vice president for public relations; Ericka Wallace is vice president for education; Kraig Keyes is vice president for membership; Charles Schuster is secretary; and Peggy Bangle is treasurer.
Richard Morse of Palmetto Commercial Properties Inc. represented 484 King St. LLC in the $3.5 million sale of 482 and 484 King St. and 83 Mary St., Charleston. Bill Edlund of Palmetto Commercial Properties represented the buyer, King Street Enterprises LLC.
BB&T Charleston Wine + Food Festival has announced three new members to its 2013 board of directors: Helen Hill of the Charleston Area Convention and Visitors Bureau; Frank McMahon of Hank’s Seafood; and Michael Saboe of The Culinary Institute of Charleston. Officers for 2013 are Rick Jerue, chair; Johnny Wallace, vice chair; Melissa Clegg, secretary; Melonie Hammond-Trace, treasurer; and Rick Widman, immediate past chair
James Weatherholtz, an attorney with Womble Carlyle’s Charleston office, has been elected chair of the S.C. Bar Association’s Construction Law Section.
Rivertowne Place, a Harris Teeter-acnhored shopping center on S.C. Highway 41 in Mount Pleasant, has received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Silver Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The developer was Greenville-based Fox Capital Partners.
Mark Mattison and Kristie Roe of Colliers International represented the landlord in leasing 3,200 square feet at Beresford Creek Executive Park to Toptix USA LLC.
Kelsey M. Powell of O’Brien & Gere has obtained the Professional Engineer license from the S.C. Department of Licensing. Labor and Regulation.
The Civil Engineer’s Club of Charleston has announced its new officers and planning board for 2012-13. Paul Capps of Gulfstream Construction Co. Inc. is president; Steve Hirsch of Davis & Floyd is vice president; Mary Beth Cline of S&ME is secretary; and Kathryn Preslar of Terracon is treasurer. Board members are Erica Chase of Stantec; Tab Henderson of Soil Consultants Inc.; Marcie Timmons of the S.C. Department of Transportation; Ken Canty of Freeland Construction Co.; and Trey Linton of Forsberg Engineering.
TRM/USA has leased 24,100 square feet at 6331 Fain Blvd., North Charleston. Mark Erickson and Philip Owens of Cushman & Wakefield|Thalhimer handled the lease negotiations.
Houston-based National Trench Safety LLC, which rents and sells trench and traffic safety equipment, has opened a branch office at 7285 Peppermill Parkway, North Charleston.
Mark A. Peper of The Peper Law Firm PA has been reappointed to the board of the Charleston County Development Corporation.