South Street Partners buys Palmetto Bluff

Family paddle boarding at Kiawah Island | Photo provided by Kiawah Island Golf Resort
Family paddle boarding at Kiawah Island | Photo provided by Kiawah Island Golf Resort

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South Street Partners has announced its purchase of Palmetto Bluff in a joint venture with real estate manager Henderson Park the largest transaction in SC history.

South Street is the largest master-planned community developer in the Southeast. The company now owns 3 major SC communities — Palmetto Bluff and The Cliffs — and is owner of the residential development of Kiawah Island which includes Kiawah Island Real Estate and Kiawah Island Club.

Housing demand in these communities has skyrocketed since the pandemic — both The Cliffs + Kiawah Island experienced record-breaking home sales in 2020 and a record number of new homes have broken ground.

Provided by Palmetto Bluff

Palmetto Bluff (~245 miles from Greenville)
South Street acquired Palmetto Bluff in 2021 — a 20k-acre property on the Intracoastal Waterway in SC. The area has 32 miles of riverfront, Southern-style neighborhoods, and a luxury golf course. New developments will include a second golf club and Anson Village.

Deets: Justin Bieber + Hailey Bieber married in Palmetto Bluff in Sept. 2019 at Montage Palmetto Bluff. Former Clemson QB Trevor Lawrencefirst pick of the 2021 NFL Draft for the Jacksonville Jaguars — married Marissa Mowry at the same hotel in April 2021. 

Digs: 18 Parkman St. is currently for sale for $3.45 million. This 4-bedroom abode boasts waterfront views and 106 Thoms Creek St. is on the market for $2,295,000 featuring an exposed brick fireplace, plus 4 beds and 4.5 baths.

Photos Courtesy of The Cliffs

The Cliffs (~46 miles from Greenville)
South Street purchased The Cliffs in 2019, a collection of 7 private residential communities in the Western Carolina mountains. This 30k-acre zone has 7 golf courses, 7 wellness centers, an equestrian center + a marina.

Digs: 47 Ridge Pine Trail has 4 beds and 6.5 baths is up for sale in Arden and costs $3,495,000. 126 Waterfern Ct. has both mountain + waterfront views and the price tag reads $6.5 million.

Photos by Kiawah Island Club & Real Estate – Patrick O’ Brien

Kiawah Island (~200 miles from Greenville)

South Street bought Kiawah Partners, Kiawah Island Club, and Kiawah Island Real Estate in 2013. This barrier island in the Lowcountry has 10 miles of shoreline with tennis, boating + golf venues. The 2012 and 2021 PGA Championships were even held at Kiawah Island Golf Resort

Digs: If you have $19 million lying around, check out the 2-acre 133 Flyway Dr. on Kiawah. 343 Surfsong Rd. is up for grabs for $11.5 million and boasts over 9,100 sq ft.