Alys Campaigne, co-owner of Engage Strategies, has been appointed to the Mount Pleasant Planning Commission.

Thomas G. Buist Jr. of Lee & Associates represented S.C. Loan Resolutions LLC in its $595,000 sale of a 15,466-square-foot industrial building at 110 and 118 Bee St., Ladson, to LLC.

Frank Knapp Jr., president, CEO and co-founder of the S.C. Small Business Chamber of Commerce was named the 2014 South Carolina Small Business Financing Advocate of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Eddie Hughes of The Beach Co. represented the seller, Beach Shellpoint LLC, in the $1.4 million sale of 3.44 acres in Watermark off Bowman Road, Mount Pleasant, to The Ryland Group.

Chad Yonce of Southeastern Management Group represented Ameris Bank in its $300,000 sale of 3.42 acres at 8421 Patriot Blvd., North Charleston, to the North Charleston Church of Christ.

Guaranteed Rate, a retail mortgage lender, has opened at 1240 Winnowing Way, Mount Pleasant. Adam Kernen is the manager.

TowneBank Mortgage has opened at 136 W. Richardson Ave., Suite 200, Summerville.

Will Phillips and Carlyle Blakeney of Palmetto Commercial Properties represented the landlord in leasing 18,724 square feet of commercial space at 955 Houston Northcutt Blvd., Mount Pleasant, to Sun Drops Montessori School.

Chip Shealy of CBRE represented the landlord in leasing 2,650 square feet of medical office space at 9263 Medical Plaza, North Charleston. Travis Kay of Kay Real Estate Group represented the tenant, Hanger Prosthetics.

Todd Garrett of Avison Young represented Palmetto Oil of Charleston LLC in its $1.65 million sale of a 2,264-square-foot gas station at 2957 Montague Ave., North Charleston, to Ray P. McClain. Bryan Perrucci of Southeastern Management Group represented the buyer.