West Ashley is experiencing a renaissance of sorts with the areas closest to downtown becoming hot and trendy with burgeoning price tags. The featured listing being offered for sale in the condominium complex known as 498 Albemarle Road is a prime example then of a property ripe for the pick…
In years past, The PRISM Awards Gala was a large-scale celebration held at the Charleston Gaillard Center in downtown Charleston. Attended by hundreds of industry professionals – builders, contractors and companies – the prestigious event recognizes the crème de la crème in the new home/cons…
Matthew Ward Landscapes is a renowned Lowcountry landscaping company in Summerville, supplying both residential and commercial landscaping design needs, and all that goes with it. They’ve been in business for over 25 years and General Manager Elizabeth Ward calls it very much a “family-orien…
If you haven’t visited downtown Summerville lately, you’re missing out. Downtown is thriving. I drove to Summerville last week and walked through the town’s square, Azalea Park and some of the bucolic streets nearby.
If you’d told Tamara Day a decade ago she would become one of HGTV’s most popular celebrity designers, she probably would have laughed. Her down-to-earth personality, expertise and eclectic “laid back luxe” style has resulted in HGTV and DIY networks recruiting her to be the star of “Bargain…
You’ve most likely seen Cortney Bishop’s designs if you’ve visited restaurants, homes and hotels in Charleston. Her iconic style is as diverse as she is, and her bohemian spirit shines through most every project she tackles. Design and travel are in her blood. Her mother was a designer and e…
Whether you’re taking a stroll in the Old Village in Mount Pleasant, visiting Pitt Street Park or visiting one of the shops in the village’s downtown, it’s the homes that surround it that make this area of Mount Pleasant so special.
Few places evoke a feeling like Daniel Island. From the moment you exit off Interstate 526, beauty surrounds you.
Hanahan is located in Berkeley County in the middle of North Charleston. In 1973, the City of Hanahan was incorporated. Since 2010, it has grown over 50 percent—to over 26,000 residents. A diverse community, there are brand new master-planned neighborhoods and older established ones, with ho…
Courtney Agosti teams up with architects, builders and clients to make livable and inviting spaces. Agosti uses colors derived from nature—a cabinet the color of pluff mud, a moss-colored side chair, a ceiling painted with a hint of sky blue. She is a South Carolinian who grew up Greenville …
Sullivan’s Island is one of the country’s most affluent areas. Ranked No. 17 on Money Inc’s 2019 list, the average price of a home was $2.2 million. The average price is up to nearly $3 million now, over 30 percent from last year, according to Redfin. Year-round, the population on the island…
Twenty minutes from downtown Charleston is the gated community of Stono Ferry. If you’re a nature lover, active outdoors person, equestrian or one who wants get-away-from-it all luxury living, 4808 Highlander Lane is the home that ticks all those boxes.
Tucked away and far removed from the traffic of Mount Pleasant’s Highway 41, is a waterfront estate-like home that looks straight out of a movie setting. Think tropical islands with the added benefit of having 0.68 acres, an infinity pool and a private dock. All overlooking the Wando River.
Earlier this month, the Sea Island’s Habitat for Humanity had their annual Women Build event. The week-long event was November 7 through the 14 and 100 women and others came together to put in 636 volunteer hours throughout the week to begin the building of a recipient’s home.
None of us could have imagined that home for the holidays would take on a whole new meaning.
Sheila C. Johnson grew up understanding the value of hard work, commitment, education and facing challenges, head-on. As the first African-American woman to have ownership in three professional sports teams, the NBA Washington Wizards, the NHL’s Washington Capitals and the WNBA’s 2019 World …
I attended a virtual event of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) last week regarding trends that we can expect in the real estate industry in 2021. I also reached out to a couple of local experts to get their take on how Charleston’s market is faring.
If you live in or have visited Mount Pleasant, you recognize iconic landmarks, such as Shem Creek and the Memorial Waterfront Park. If you live near both of them and are minutes away from downtown Charleston, you’re at the center of the Lowcountry.
It’s an easy drive from downtown to West Ashley. Residents bike, walk and jog along the Greenway and shop at the Windermere Plaza, where eclectic and upscale shopping are plentiful. There is an easy-going and hip vibe to the area.
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Elizabeth Stuart’s design firm and retail store has been a staple in Mount Pleasant since 1996. Its subtle and sophisticated exterior tucked off of Coleman Boulevard reflects the designer’s unique style: Refined, eclectic and sophisticated with unexpected glimpses of beauty.
If you ask Jenny Keenan, the owner and founder of Jenny Keenan Design what her creative design process is, she’ll tell you it’s all about originality, personality and travel.
Deep water living is priceless in the Lowcountry.
The Old Village in Mount Pleasant remains one of the Lowcountry’s most idyllic places to live. The average sales price to live in this elegant enclave is over $1 million, creeping closer to $2 million.
Mid-century modern homes are architecturally beautiful.
Ask anyone: What is the most iconic representation of Charleston?
Rhett’s Bluff on Kiawah Island is a private riverfront community flanked by Bass Pond and the Kiawah River. It is the epitome of waterfront living – with access to boating, kayaking, paddle boarding and fishing. Sitting on the dock viewing an awe-inspiring sunrise or glorious sunset is every…
There are so many gorgeous homes throughout the Lowcountry.
Ceara Donnelley is a downtown Charleston interior designer who has worked on projects with clients from Charleston to the Berkshires. Donnelly’s philosophy is one of commitment to the “past, present and future – in equal measure.” Her designs incorporate preservation while “winking at the new.”
One of Mount Pleasant’s most beautiful communities is the Old Village. The heart of the community, Pitt Street, is renowned for its charming personality and historic significance. Life runs at a slower pace in the Old Village.
Daniel Island is a 4,000-acre “island town.” The way in which it was planned and designed was to incorporate a strong interconnectedness to residents, the community, the land surrounding it and to hold dear the beauty and history of the property. Known as Etiwan Island when Native Americans …
The annual Charleston Trident Association Realtor’s (CTAR) residential market update was held last week in North Charleston. The forecast for the industry is positive and steady, according to economist Joseph Von Nessen.
“There is a direct correlation between art and design,” said Frances Parker of McLaurin Parker. “Art influences us in so many ways with design, color, textiles, composition and inspiration.”
“I’m accustomed to these renovations,” said Mark Regalbuto of Renew Urban Charleston. “The property was in structurally bad shape so every single brick in the building had to be repointed. Even the line base putty had turned to sand and all had to be hand scraped and put back together.”
When you think of downtown Charleston and stroll along some of the streets of its historic neighborhoods, one wonders how many properties are left for under a million.
The quaint neighborhood of I’On was developed about two decades ago. In 1995, Vince and Thomas Graham purchased the development and four years later, the I’On Company was named Charleston Developer of the Year. Over 200 acres make up the village-like and upscale neighborhood.
If you’ve lived East of the Cooper for any length of time, you know Snee Farm.
There are a number of stunning historic homes in downtown Charleston.
What’s better than opening up a stunning multi-million dollar home to showcase its best features?
“Million Dollar Listing” is a popular television program that showcases some of the nation’s most beautiful homes in Manhattan, New York and on the west coast. Brokers host amazing events and one gets an inside view of some of the country’s most fabulous properties.
Surrounded by streets of established homes and within Pebble Estates, sits what may be a young professional’s or first-time buyer’s dream home.
The property was platted in Charleston's earliest days but stood vacant — too close to military fortifications at the Battery — until around 1790. It counts a series of owners, including one buyer at auction, and wound up subdivided for decades before its classic restoration as a single-fami…
Home builders know a thing or two about, well, framing houses. So, expect them to apply the tricks of the trade in constructing a residence of their own.
This upscale home stands within a newer neighborhood, but its weighty columns, stucco siding, dormer windows and broad stairs leading to a generous front porch recall a somewhat compacted version of a well-to-do 19th century country residence.
Some homes require more than a once-through to uncover all of their subtle and occasionally obscured charms.
Pads and writing instruments in hand, this couple did their homework before building a waterfront home in Crowfield Plantation.
Charleston's historic district attributes its timelessness to scores of pre-20th century residences, intensive preservation, philanthropic owners and semi-tropical looks but also variety: there aren't just mansions but spare carriage houses, inventive single homes, pioneering freedman's cottages.
Charleston native Lucy Duncan's career took her to the Washington, D.C., area, launching a company geared to keep ports safer from 9/11-like international threats.
Luxury home seekers look for stand-out attractions such as waterfront views and docks on tributaries, on-site treats including swimming pools and upgraded kitchens and specialized perks such as outdoor fireplaces and bonus rooms with popcorn makers and coffee bars.
The Phillips' took full advantage of ample acreage around their whitewashed country home, built in 2001. They installed a wooden dock at adjacent Davidson Creek and designed a wide back porch with wooden-bench-like seats to the sprawling rear lawn.
Median single-family home sale prices rose in North Myrtle Beach by 21 percent over the first quarter last year to $439,500, according to statistics released by the Coastal Carolina Association of Realtors this week.
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- And the winners are: The 2021 PRISM Awards