With a long history of infill development and new construction in Historic Downtown Charleston, our team behind the Izzy Court homes is second-to-none. Meet some of the people behind your new home.

Project Developer

Simons Street Development Partners, LLC is a special purpose entity whose members own private real estate investment companies specializing in acquisitions, development, urban planning, commercial, residential construction, troubled asset purchase, public-private joint ventures, turnarounds and land use planning. With over 17 years of experience of development experience in Downtown Charleston, the separate member-affiliated LLCs are known for such projects as: The Engel Street Restoration and Development (a public/private partnership with the City of Charleston), The Best Friend Train Museum, Harleston Row, and various infill, historic restorations and new construction on the Charleston Peninsula, in addition to multiple mixed use projects.


Project Architect

Julia F. Martin, AIA, LEED AP has been practicing architecture since graduating from Virginia Tech with a Master of Architecture degree in 1998. She enjoys collaborating with the City’s numerous departments, boards, and organizations during the design process, and she finds meaningful solutions to the complex design issues that inevitably arise in this historic urban environment that so merits our deep respect. Architect Martin has many noteworthy past and current projects and she has extensively collaborated with the LLC’s managing member, through various companies, on a many historic restorations, new construction homes, and mixed use projects over the past 13 years, and continues to do so...


Lead Construction

Mike Newbern of MGN, LLC, has over 20 years of experience in construction management, including estimating, commercial up-fits and residential building and management.