Transforming urban and suburban blight into places that contribute to a community's health, economic vitality, and quality of life.
Located in Greenville, SC, the M Peters Group is a real estate development company focused on land and abandoned buildings that must overcome significant environmental, legal, financial, and cultural barriers to become redevelopment opportunities. By remediating environmental contamination and raising capital through the syndication of innovative State and Federal financing and tax credit programs, we transform urban and suburban blight into places that contribute to the health, economic vitality, and quality of life of their communities.
Who We Are
Mark is a partner in M Peters Group and has 30 years of real estate development experience. In addition to his development work, he is a founder of Britt Peters & Associates.
Executive Vice President/Partner
Jennifer is a partner in M Peters Group. Before joining the team, she was a practicing architect designing adaptive re-use, mixed- use, and multi-family housing projects.
Maggie is the asset manager for the M Peters Group. Prior to joining the team, she was a nutritionist for the Arkansas Children's Hospital.
Travis is the finance director for the M Peters Group. His previous experience includes over a decade in global finance and strategy with a Fortune 200 building materials company, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, integration, and project implementation.
Istvan Bognar, MD is a partner in the M Peters Group and has over 10 years of real estate development experience. He is a managing partner of Carolina Nephrology PA, founding member of the Carolina Kidney Alliance and principal of HCF Partners.
Coming in 2024- East Main Street, Spartanburg
A mixed-use development coming to East Main Street in Spartanburg, SC will offer retail space, apartments, and for-sale condos. If interested in purchasing a condo or leasing retail space, please reach out to the email address listed below.
Coming in 2024 - Plush Design Center Greenville, SC
The Greenville Design Center at Plush Mills will be a one-stop-shop for the luxury residential market, offering the latest services and products in luxury home design and innovation. The Design Center will include two new buildings totaling over 100,000 square feet and on-site parking for a range of product showrooms, interior design and architectural studios, offices for contractors and other professionals, and coworking space. Showrooms will feature furniture and home décor, kitchen and bath appliances and fixtures, wall and floor coverings, lighting, and more. It will be open to both the public and trade professionals. A new five-story mass timber office and retail building will expand the Plush Mills campus, located near Greenville’s West End Village.
The buildings will be mass timber construction where the exposed wood structure serves as the interior finish, creating a unique retail and office environment that is 100% renewable. The construction type is one of the first for the Upstate area. The design includes private outdoor tenant space, a rooftop tenant lounge. The project is currently available for lease and expected to be delivered by the M Peters Group in 2024.
The Design Center is pre-leasing now. Call Jennifer Gosnell (864)303-2183 for lease information.
Historic Textile Building at Plush Mills
Plush Mills, Greenville SC, re-development of a 24,000 square foot abandoned mill originally constructed in 1925. The project utilized New Markets Tax Credits, Federal Historic Tax Credits, State Brownfield Tax Credits, and State Textile Rehabilitation Tax Credits. The facility is leased to a co-working office space company for use by startups and existing businesses. In response to recommendations from the neighborhood residents, the tenant provides discounts to local nonprofit agencies and M Peters Group provides free memberships to agencies with missions that meet specific community needs. We partnered with The City of Greenville and developed a pocket park, provided accessibility for the public around the site, realigned sidewalks along a high traffic roadway to create a green buffer between pedestrians and traffic, increased security with lighting, and provided additional public parking.
Newry Mill - Coming in April 2023 - Now pre-leasing
The Newry Mill is a former textile mill located on a 9-acre parcel along Lake Hartwell (old Little River) in Newry, SC. The mill was built in 1895 and closed in 1975. The adaptive re-use of the historic mill will create 79 market-rate apartments, and new construction will add 118 apartments. The re-use of the general store building will include a grocery store, cafe, leasing office, and the United States Post Office. The development consists of historical renovations that meet the National Park Service standards. Site improvements include the historic dam restoration, a pedestrian bridge and nature trails, wildlife habitat restoration, a public green space, and kayak inputs for public use. The retail and recreation amenities for the village residents will also attract the surrounding communities to experience the unique village.
Gordon Street Mill
The Gordon Street Mill campus will have two separate developments. A 116-unit new construction affordable housing complex (60% of AMI) and an adaptive reuse of the historic mill for Safe Harbor’s new headquarters. The 116-unit affordable housing is approximately 177,000 sf, including a community room, fitness room, game room, internet café, leasing office, community garden, playground, and covered outdoor space. The architectural design of the affordable housing is heavily influenced by the historic mill, with brick facades, large windows, and unique details. Funding for the Affordable Housing will be sourced through permanent debt (Fannie Mae), LIHTC Investment, and M. Peters Group equity. The net operating income generated by the affordable housing development will be used to help support Safe Harbor.
The Equinox Mill, located in Anderson, SC will be redeveloped into 120 low-income (60% AMI) multi-family units and 26 single-family homes for sale.
Kitselman Pure Energy Park (KPEP)
Kitselman Pure Energy Park, Muncie, IN, re-development of a former 70 acre contaminated industrial site requiring extensive environmental remediation. M Peters Group was awarded the largest Industrial Recovery Tax Credit in the State’s History at that time. The project included a County issued TIFF Bond for infrastructure development. New development includes a 128-unit affordable multi-family housing project, a 5 MW solar farm, an extension of the White River Trail, and a land donation to the City of Muncie for a new gateway park. 160,000 cubic yds of soil was imported and placed to create an environmental barrier for the entire site as well as raising the site out of the floodplain.
The renovation of the three-level Cornerstone 1909, in downtown Easley, SC, created a total of thirteen condominium/townhouse units. Residents enjoy historic living with the original exterior doors, hardwood floors, and original brick walls. The building includes covered parking on the lower level with elevator access. The project was the basis for the City of Easley's first TIF.
Cottage Gate Subdivision
A patio home community located in Easley, SC.