LandSouth Building Apartment Community in Historic Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C. – LandSouth Construction, an award-winning Jacksonville, Fla. based general contractor specializing in multifamily, senior living and mixed-use development has begun construction on The Merchant, a $37 million luxury apartment community in historic Charleston, S.C.

Developer Pollack Shores Real Estate Group of Atlanta, GA chose Cline Design Associates of Raleigh, N.C. as the architect for the gated, 10 building, three and four-story development that sits on six beautifully landscaped acres. Completion is scheduled for December 2019.

“The Merchant’s architectural design and construction takes full advantage of its location and appeal to the city’s young professionals and students. The 244,940 square foot project will offer a host of on-site amenities including communal gathering spots and residences configured in one and two-bedroom floor plans. It will also include commercial space that will further enhance the urban living experience,” said James Pyle, LandSouth President and CEO.

In its 20-year history, LandSouth Construction has completed more than 15,000 multifamily units, including apartments, senior living, condominiums, and townhomes.
The community’s Classic Revival architecture will be reflected in stand-alone apartment buildings with stucco and brick exteriors with cast stone columns, corbels and detailed cornices and paver sidewalks. Buildings will have interior corridors. The design signifies formal symmetrical design, decorative door surrounds, columns and sidelights.

The Merchant will feature 231 well-appointed apartment homes in 15 spacious floor plans in one or two bedrooms ranging from 565 to 1,074 square feet. Residences will feature luxury vinyl and carpeted flooring, stainless appliances, granite counter tops and shaker cabinets, tile back splashes and glass shower enclosures, washer and dryer, walk-in closets and six convenient elevators.

Stylish community amenities include a large clubhouse with a resort-style pool, clubhouse with gaming area, modern fitness center, Yoga studio, pet spa, and bike lounge. There will be abundant parking with surface space available as well as a mail room.

Located in trendy Nomo neighborhood of vibrant Charleston at 15 Huguenin Ave., residents will enjoy all that Historic Downtown Charleston has to offer including King Street shopping, entertainment and dining, The Merchant is convenient to the College of Charleston as well as the iconic Citadel and remarkable Fort Sumter national monument.

The experienced LandSouth team is led by Project Manager Ryland Thompson, Field Superintendent Brian Stress and Project Administrator Sara Farrell. The Merchant is being managed by Matrix Residential.
LandSouth Construction is currently working on apartments, senior living and mixed-use developments throughout the Southeast including Charlotte, N.C., North Augusta, S.C., Boca Raton, Tampa, Bradenton, Kissimmee, Jacksonville, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, Sanford, ChampionsGate, Winter Springs. Port St. Lucie and Orlando Fla., Chattanooga, Tenn., Hixon, Tenn., and senior living developments in New Port Richey, Nocatee, Bonita Springs and Fort Myers, Fla.

LandSouth uses its unique integrated construction approach where each service component works together to provide a seamless delivery system.

These components have been designed and refined to be complementary and each is performance enhanced with proven procedures, tested systems and the very latest technology. By emphasizing results and exceptional service, LandSouth Construction has created a construction process to provide the best possible value for clients.

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LandSouth Construction, the Southeast’s premier general contractor, specializing in multifamily, senior living, and mixed-use development, was named one of Engineering News Record’s Top 400. Since 1998, LandSouth has transformed ideas into best–in–class communities. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla. LandSouth has completed more than 25,000 multifamily units. For more information, call LandSouth’s Marketing Coordinator, Kaley Robinson, (904) 760-3188, or visit