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Introducing Your Home Team Advantage

Kiawah Island Club & Real Estate is comprised of both a full-service luxury brokerage company and an acclaimed private club. The entity serves a dual purpose in showcasing some of the Eastern Seaboard’s most extraordinary properties along with an unrivaled social and sporting club for residents who choose to make Kiawah home.

Introducing Your Home Team Advantage

Kiawah Island Club & Real Estate is comprised of both a full-service luxury brokerage company and an acclaimed private club. The entity serves a dual purpose in showcasing some of the Eastern Seaboard’s most extraordinary properties along with an unrivaled social and sporting club for residents who choose to make Kiawah home.

Mindful Development

Kiawah Partners is the direct descendant of Kiawah Island’s original master planner, community developer, and real estate sales organization. Having acquired the firm in 2013, South Street Partners furthers its legacy for excellence and its mindful approach to expansion. The consumer-facing entities owned by Kiawah Partners include Kiawah Island Real Estate, which has assisted over 12,000 families in real estate purchases on the Island, and the Members-only Kiawah Island Club.

About South Street Partners

South Street Partners is a private equity real estate investment firm headquartered in Charlotte, NC and Charleston, SC. The firm’s subsidiaries include Kiawah Partners, Kiawah Island Club & Real Estate and The Cliffs, as well as Southeast Land Management, one of the largest privately-owned land portfolios in the Southeast. Acting as a principal investment platform and master developer, South Street specializes in the development and management of luxury residential private club communities.



Luxury Real Estate

Kiawah Island Real Estate is the only brokerage firm focused exclusively on Kiawah Island properties. Decades serving buyers and sellers of Kiawah’s homes and homesites have made the team of over 50 full-time Sales Executives and marketing professionals the undisputed authority on the Kiawah Island real estate market. This expertise is borne of continually nurturing relationships with the Architectural Review Board, the Kiawah Island Club, and Island residents themselves.



World-Class Private Club

As the exclusive private social organization for property owners, the Kiawah Island Club showcases an unparalleled collection of world class amenities to feed every passion. Along with two of the country’s top 100 residential golf courses (Cassique and River Course) the Club’s renowned amenities include the Robert A.M. Stern-designed Beach Club; the magnificent Cassique Clubhouse and tried and true River Course Clubhouse; the state-of-the-art Golf Learning Center; Clodagh-designed Sasanqua Spa; the 9,000-square-foot Sports Pavilion; The Sporting Club skeet shooting range; and the award-winning indoor-outdoor Marsh House.

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Environmental Stewardship

Truly committed to nature stewardship and sustainable development

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Community Outreach

Helping to improve lives right in our own community

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Real Estate Sales Team

Our dedicated sales professionals boast unrivaled knowledge of Kiawah properties

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Awards & Accolades

Top ranked for lifestyle, golf, real estate and environmental stewardship

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Environmental Stewardship

Truly committed to nature stewardship and sustainable development

Details

Community Outreach

Helping to improve lives right in our own community

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Real Estate Team

Our dedicated sales professionals boast unrivaled knowledge of Kiawah properties

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Awards & Accolades

Top ranked for lifestyle, golf, real estate and environmental stewardship

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President

Dan Whalen became Kiawah Island Real Estate’s President in January 2020. With a deep and varied background in luxury, residential and commercial real estate, Dan has been in a senior leadership role almost his entire real estate career. Born in New York and raised in North Carolina, Dan first visited Kiawah Island for the 1991 Ryder Cup and it has been a lifelong goal of his to return to the Island professionally.

Dan entered the real estate industry in 1997 as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Governors Club Development Corporation in Chapel Hill, NC. In 2000, he joined Bluegreen Corporation where he and his sales team set multiple company-wide sales records for the 30-year-old company. At Bluegreen, Dan was named Sales Manager of the Year in 2000, 2001, and 2002.

Our Sales Executives

We would be pleased to introduce you to our Island neighborhoods and the many advantages of property ownership on Kiawah – and help you find the perfect property that will become a cherished home.

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I meet some wonderful, interesting people in my work. They’re well-traveled and have some great stories to tell. It’s so rewarding to help folks find their ideal home on the Island.

- Kay Halsey
Our team has an exclusive relationship with this beautiful island. We grew up here, we live here, we know what’s happening, and what’s planned for the future. I help clients see and experience the Kiawah Island lifestyle firsthand.

- Henry Cleveland
It’s wonderful to forge and maintain good relationships over many, many years. I love to help my clients see how Kiawah fits into their plans — whether it’s now or in the years to come.

- Jim Stuckey

We are the only firm focusing exclusively on selling Kiawah Island real estate. No one else has the expertise or access that we do.

Sales and Information Offices

Come see us at any one of our three locations on Kiawah (just before the main gate, at The Sanctuary Hotel, and in Freshfields Village).


Kiawah Main Sales Office

1 Kiawah Island Parkway
Kiawah Island, SC 29455


(843) 768-3400

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Freshfields Village

390 Freshfields Drive,
Johns Island, SC 29455


(843) 768-5225

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The Sanctuary Hotel

1 Sanctuary Beach Drive,
Kiawah Island, SC 29455

(843) 768-3401

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Staying True to the Vision

Staying True to the Vision

Before there was Kiawah, there was a plan. Developer Kiawah Partners has always been committed to preserving the natural environment that makes Kiawah Island such a special place.

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About the Developer

Kiawah Partners is the direct descendant of Kiawah Island’s original master planner, community developer, and real estate sales organization, with a number of the members of that early team of experts still engaged with KP today. The consumer-facing entities owned by Kiawah Partners include the private Kiawah Island Club with its golf, wellness, sports, boating, dining and social facilities and activities, and Kiawah Island Real Estate, whose team of over 50 sales and marketing professionals in three on-island sales offices have assisted over 12,000 families in their real estate purchases on Kiawah Island.

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Today our capabilities include:

  • Residential community design
  • Golf resort master planning
  • Real estate brokerage operations
  • Utility development/operation
  • Mixed-use retail centers
  • Development agreements, entitlements
  • Architectural controls
  • Cutting-edge marketing
  • Financial management
  • Private club design, construction, management

Environmental Stewardship

Kiawah Partners’ deep commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainable development sets us apart

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Community Outreach

Helping to improve lives right in our own community

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Conservancy

Preserving Kiawah’s legacy for the future

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Awards & Accolades

Top ranked for lifestyle, golf, real estate and environmental stewardship

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Contact Us

Learn more about life on Kiawah