Member News | July 9-13

McNair Law Firm Opens new Kentucky office and Announces key Public Finance Hire

Columbia, SC  – July 9, 2012 – McNair Law Firm, P.A., one of South Carolinas’ largest full- service law firms, announced that it is expanding its footprint by opening an office in Lexington, Kentucky. It has hired longtime, local public finance attorney, Gillard (Gil) B. Johnson, to open the office and help drive growth in the market.  The Lexington location will be the firm’s 10th office, adding Kentucky to its current locations in South Carolina and North Carolina.

“We are very excited to be a part of the Lexington community and to have Gil join our firm,” said David Tigges, McNair’s Managing Shareholder. “We feel the timing is right to make this move into Kentucky and are confident Gil’s practice will complement our already thriving public finance capabilities.”

Gil has been practicing law in Kentucky for more than 40 years. He brings an extensive background in tax-exempt and industrial development bond financing, and experience in mergers, acquisitions, and commercial/corporate litigation. Prior to joining McNair, Gil clerked for the U.S. Tax Court under the late Judge William Drennan and was a tax attorney with Ashland Oil, Inc., in Ashland Kentucky.

Gil is a graduate of the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville, where he was a member of the Law Review and editor of the Louisville Lawyer.

About McNair

McNair Law Firm, P.A., is a full service law firm serving businesses, government and individuals in the Southeast.  For more information about the firm, visit www.mcnair.net.

                                             

NAI AVANT BROKERS 1,200 ACRE LAND SALE, YEMASSEE, SC

Charleston, SC (July 9, 2012) David Ingle, Senior Broker with NAI Avant’s Charleston Office, recently represented the purchaser in the acquisition of Combahee Plantation in Yemassee, SC. The sale included 1,200 acres valued at approximately $5,025,000.

David Ingle

BEN KELLY, CCIM WITH NAI AVANT BROKERS SALE OF .68 ACRES ON DEVINE STREET, COLUMBIA, SC

COLUMBIA, SC (July 10, 2012) Ben Kelly, CCIM, a member of NAI Avant’s Senior Brokerage Team, recently represented the seller in a .68 acre land sale at 4601 Devine Street in Columbia, SC.  The site will be the new location of Moe’s Southwest Grill and Smashburger. The transaction was valued at $700,000.

Ben Kelly

DAVID GRUBBS WITH NAI AVANT REPRESENTS LANDLORD IN MEDICAL OFFICE LEASE, CHARLESTON, SC

Charleston, SC (July 11, 2012) David Grubbs, Managing Principal with NAI Avant’s Charleston Office, recently represented the landlord in a 1,500 square foot medical office lease located at 1481 Tobias Gadson Boulevard in Charleston, SC. The space is now home to The Kidney Center of Charleston

NAI AVANT REPRESENTS SWEETGRASS ANIMAL HOSPITAL IN MEDICAL OFFICE LEASE, NORTH CHARLESTON, SC

Charleston, SC (July 12, 2012) David Grubbs, Managing Principal with NAI Avant’s Charleston Office, recently represented the tenant, Sweetgrass Animal Hospital in an approximate 1,500 square foot medical office lease. The facility is located at 9730 Dorchester Road, Suite 101, North Charleston, SC. Erin England of Colliers represented the landlord in the transaction.

David Grubbs

About NAI Avant

NAI Avant’s commercial real estate business is one of the largest in the Southeast. With over 65 professionals, the firm provides comprehensive brokerage, leasing, development, property and project management services. For nearly three consecutive decades, the group has had more of its brokerage professionals recognized as top producers or recipients of the top awards than any other firm in South Carolina. As a member of the NAI Global Network, NAI Avant is affiliated with over 350 offices and 5,000 professionals in 55 countries across the globe. NAI Global is the largest independent commercial real estate service provider worldwide and a wholly owned subsidiary of C-III Capital Partners. NAI Avant’s Property and Project Management Group currently manages a multi-million square foot portfolio of properties across South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia. Through its Avant Healthcare Division, the firm provides comprehensive services to hospitals, clinics, and physician groups. NAI Avant, founded in 1966, is headquartered in Columbia, SC with an office in Charleston, SC. Find out more about NAI Avant and its services at www.naiavant.com. Be sure to follow us on Twitter @NAI Avant and like us on Facebook.

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