James Doran Company is a real estate investment and development company based in Mount Pleasant, SC. JDC enjoys extensive experience in various types of real estate including office, retail, multifamily and mixed use. JDC is constantly evolving to stay ahead of trends in the ever-changing world of real estate throughout the South. JDC has a seasoned, experienced staff and is capably led by Robert J. Doran, Jr., the great – grandson of the company’s founder, James Doran. JDC has strong relationships in debt, equity and land brokerage that allow the group to notice trends early, react accordingly and seize upon real estate investment and development opportunities.


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  • Humanities Foundation Awarded CHDO Status in Georgia

    Humanities Foundation is proud to announce that in April we were awarded Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) status in Georgia by the Department of Community Affairs (DCA).  The Foundation has been a CHDO in SC since the creation of this designation, and we were eager to expand our CHDO status to the state of Georgia.  We are excited for this wonderful opportunity to continue development of affordable housing and expand our resident services in Georgia as a CHDO.

  • Humanities Foundation Awarded $1,000,000 from FHL Bank; Bank of America

    Humanities Foundation has been awarded $1,000,000 in Affordable Housing Program (AHP) funds from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta (FHLBank Atlanta).  Bank of America Merrill Lynch was the sponsor.  The first award is $500,000 and is for Edenbrook  Park, an 84 - unit affordable housing development in Crozet Virginia.  The second award is also in the amount of $500,000 and is slated for Puddledock Place, an 84 – unit affordable housing development in Prince George County, ...

  • Resident Services Program Update

    Humanities Foundation has been working diligently to expand our Resident Services Program. Through unique community collaborations, we are providing more educational opportunities on-site for our residents.  In our Charleston senior communities, we are currently holding classes on managing chronic health conditions as well as healthy cooking on a budget in partnership with theLowcountry Senior Center and the Lowcountry Food Bank.

  • Humanities Foundation Breaks Ground on $20,000,000 Apartment Complex

    Humanities Foundation has broken ground on Puddledock Place Apartments in Prince George County, VA.  This affordable community for families is valued at more than $20,000,000 and will be developed in two phases. The apartments were financed utilizing Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) administered by Virginia Housing and Development Authority, construction and permanent financing from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, permanent financing from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta and equit...

  • New Apartment Complex Coming to Prince George

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  • Multi-million apartment complex breaks ground in Prince George

    A wave of new apartments aimed at providing affordable housing are coming to Prince George County. The Humanities Foundation, a nonprofit housing developer, broke ground on a $20.7 million apartment complex this week that will include 156 units. The complex, called Puddledock Place Apartments, will be located at the corner of Fine Street and Puddledock Road near Fort Lee and Southpark Mall.

  • S.C. firm begins $20M Pr. George complex

    Prince George is getting in on the apartment boom. Humanities Foundation, a nonprofit developer out of South Carolina, broke ground Monday on a planned two-phase, 156-unit apartment complex in Prince George to be called Puddledock Place Apartments. The two phases will total 180,000 square feet on five acres at 1910 Fine St., with a total development cost of about $20.7 million.

  • New senior housing in Pineville nears capacity

    link to online article Judging by the vacancy rate, Arbor Hill is filling every bit of the niche city of Pineville officials hoped it would. The senior apartment complex on Shamrock Street has leased 53 of its 56 units since opening earlier this year. A grand opening ceremony for the development was held Tuesday.

  • Business Beat: New housing for senior citizens coming to Pineville

    Humanities Foundation, based in Mount Pleasant, S.C., is developing the $6.6 million project along with commercial real estate developer James Doran Co. Construction is expected to take about 11 months. "It does fill a niche here in our community," said Pineville Mayor Clarence Fields.

  • Regent Park is completed, Holiday Festival a Success

    In celebration of the completion of Regent Park, a joint venture between James Doran Company and Humanities Foundation, a Holiday Festival was held on site from Noon until 5 P.M. on Saturday, December 3, 2011. The event was very well attended and several property managers were on site talking applications and showing apartments.

  • Apartment Dedication a Success

    STAUNTON, VA. - Augusta County Supervisor Wayne Coleman and Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce President Linda Hershey spoke at the “blue grass and barbeque” dedication of Waterford Village Apartments at noon Wednesday at 61 Waterford Loop in Fishersville, Va. Representatives from the Humanities Foundation, Boston Capital and Virginia Housing and Development Authority addressed the audience during the ribbon-cutting ceremony, followed by an open house.

  • Affordable apartments open in Fishersville - Joint Venture with James Doran Company

    Written by: Gina Farthing link to online article An apartment complex aimed at filling a need for affordable housing opened Wednesday in Fishersville. Waterford Village Apartments off Imperial Drive is a development from the Mount Pleasant, S.C.-based Humanities Foundation. It contains 96 two- and three-bedroom units, and it was built in conjunction with the federal Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program, which allows the Humanities Foundation to offer affordable rents.

  • Affordable Housing Opens Up Near Staunton - Joint Venture with James Doran Company

    A non-profit developer plans to bring hundreds of affordable-housing units to Augusta County. The first step came Wednesday, with the ribbon-cutting of "Waterford Village" near Staunton. Wednesday, the Humanities Foundation opened Waterford Village just off Route 250 east of Staunton.

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