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The Perfect Nest for A Growing Brood

The Perfect Nest for A Growing Brood

Elizabeth and Andrew O’Conor had a lot on their plates in spring 2020, when they decided to move: 3 kids (including an infant), five chickens, a wild work travel schedule, a vacant lot on James Island that beckoned and a clear need for a house that was not bursting at...

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Q&A with Jessica Cote

Q&A with Jessica Cote

The Scoop on New Leaf's Design CoordinatorJessica Cote was named our new design director earlier this year, and we couldn’t imagine a better mix of skills for the job. Armed with copious art school experience (including from nearby SCAD), and a psychology degree, she...

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Newland’s Placemaking Award

Newland’s Placemaking Award

Newland's Robert B. McLeod Partners in Placemaking AwardNew Leaf Builders was recently honored with the Robert B. McLeod Partners in Placemaking Award. Granted by Newland to just four vendor partners a year, the honor was the first for a Charleston-based company....

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Light, Bright Living in Nexton

Light, Bright Living in Nexton

Life of a Domus Collection HomeownerWhen Cassie and Scott Cataline – oh, and their canine roommate, Riva – decided to move to Nexton, they knew they wanted one of New Leaf’s Domus Collection homes. Big on outdoor living, boating and socializing, the Catalines were...

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Lowcountry River House Build

Lowcountry River House Build

Featured Custom Home BuildA new custom home build on Johns Island, designed by B.W. Fleming Architect, this Lowcountry river house includes tabby stucco, Old Carolina herringbone brick, and copper gas lanterns with modern elements such as brushed gold/black fixtures...

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External Press

MarkSystems Community User of the Month – Julia Phipps

Our MarkSystems Community User of the Month is Julia Phipps, Operations Coordinator with New Leaf Builders, a custom, semi-custom, and build on-your-lot homes in Charleston, South Carolina. In this interview, Julia discusses her career path, how she’s seen the home...

Meet the Spring Shine On Champion from New Leaf Builders

We are excited to introduce our Spring 2021 Shine On Champion! If you are just joining us now, you might be wondering what exactly is a Shine On Champion? Each quarter, our Builder Services team dedicates a Shine On Champion award to someone we work with who...

Newland Celebrates Partners’ Contributions to Community Placemaking

Newland Celebrates Partners' Contributions To Community Placemaking Through the Robert B. McLeod Partners in Placemaking Awards, valued partners that help Newland create exceptional places and experiences where people connect, are inspired, and thrive, are recognized....

Builder: Nexton Announces New Development Phase in Summerville, SC

Nexton, a 5,000-acre master-planned community owned by a business entity of North America Sekisui House (NASH) and developed by Newland, has announced the details of its newest neighborhood, Midtown, which will offer more than 2,500 homes across 1,000 acres in...

Buidler Magazine: Ancient Rome Comes to South Carolina

ANCIENT ROME COMES TO SOUTH CAROLINA New Leaf Builders introduces homes built around a courtyard to a master-planned community near Charleston S.C. South Carolina-based New Leaf Builders is using ancient Rome as an inspiration for a new line of homes that will be...

Sovereign Still on James Island is nearing capacity

Sovereign Still on James Island is nearing capacity A new neighborhood by New Leaf Builders on James Island, Sovereign Still, “hearkens back to the whisky still discovered on the property and embodies a spirit of good living, resourcefulness and refined taste.” Homes...

New Leaf Builders Named to Kiawah River Builders Guild

Buist Byars & Taylor New Leaf Builders has been selected as a homebuilder in the Builders Guild for Kiawah River. Buist Byars & Taylor provides legal representation for New Leaf and congratulates them on their inclusion. Kiawah River is a master-designed...

Kiawah River on Johns Island Names Nine Builders to its Roster

Coastal S.C. Community Selects Builders Kiawah River on Johns Island names nine builders to its roster. Kiawah River, a new sea islands community under development in Johns Island, S.C., just outside of Charleston, has announced its roster of builders, which it calls...

Boutique contractor to raise homes at Hamlin Corner east of the Cooper

Luxury houses were recently constructed in a new six-lot neighborhood on Mount Pleasant’s northern side. New Leaf Builders has released three completed homes for sale at Hamlin Corner. Models contain three to four bedrooms, two-and-a-half to three-and-a-half bathrooms...

Local Builder Finishing Up Townhome Neighborhood in Mt Pleasant

Think high-end, environmentally sensitive and village-like. That’s Sea Island Hamlet, a new 24-townhome community in Mount Pleasant near the highway to the beach. Construction kicked off late this summer, with properties sized at 1,786-1,956 square feet and priced in...

New Leaf to Build In Startup Community East of the Cooper

Upscale homes sized at 1,912-3,030 square feet and featuring three to four bedrooms will be available at the new Hamlin Corner neighborhood. New Leaf Builders plans to craft houses in the Mount Pleasant enclave, which features “six grand lots nestled among large oak...

New Leaf in Mixson

A developing North Charleston community now has an additional home builder. FrontDoor Communities, which is developing the Mixson neighborhood near Park Circle after acquiring the community in April, recently added New Leaf Builders to its mix. It already works with...