ABOUT

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Co-founded by Chris Barnette and Cheryl F.C. Ludlam, both South Carolina licensed residential builders and Charleston locals, Rising Tide Homes is a proud affiliate of Southern Shores Real Estate Group started in 2006. Together with a team of design consultants, construction crews, project managers, warranty specialists and sales agents, Rising Tide brings over 100 years collective experience in new home construction and sales to our ever-growing family of customers and clients.

 

We have built homes throughout the Lowcountry region, including Charleston, Johns Island, James Island, West Ashley, Berkeley and Dorchester Counties. We have built a solid reputation one home at a time with unparalleled teamwork and dedication to all phases of homebuilding, including design, materials selection and construction.
 

At Rising Tide Homes we continually strive to provide exceptional design and construction services to our customers with the best quality of life in mind for everyone who lives in the homes we build.

 

To continue expanding our company, we provide our team of professionals opportunities to advance and grow within a truly team-oriented environment to the ultimate benefit to our customers and clients. We are also dedicated to our local community with a variety of projects that benefit local shelters and food banks.

Our mission is to merge exquisite attention to detail and classic stylish interior design with a modern twist. We value superior craftsmanship with unparalleled outdoor living in mind. We build houses that become homes for generations to come.  

OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

THE BOSS

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 CHERYL F.C. 
LUDLAM
Founder, CEO, Licensed Builder
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MEET CHERYL!

Cheryl F.C. Ludlam is one of the original founders of Rising Tide Homes and is a SC licensed builder and REALTOR®. She currently serves as CEO and Managing Partner of affiliate company Southern Shores Real Estate Group and is overseeing the business and project development for Rising Tide Homes with fellow builder and partner, Chris Barnette.

 CHERYL F.C. 
LUDLAM
Founder, CEO, Licensed Builder
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MEET CHRIS!

Chris Barnette is one of the original founders of Rising Tide Homes and is a SC licensed builder and REALTOR®. He currently serves as President and Broker-in-Charge of affiliate company Southern Shores Real Estate Group and is overseeing the business and project development for Rising Tide Homes with fellow builder and partner, Cheryl F.C. Ludlam.

CHERYL F.C. 
LUDLAM
Founder, CEO, Licensed Builder
 CHRISTOPHER 
BARNETTE
Founder, President, Licensed Builder
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MEET ANNA!

Anna Mach is a SC licensed REALTOR® and serves as the Design Team Leader for Rising Tide Homes. Her passion for designing homes is rivaled only by her dedication to building client relationships. She believes that the details make a home personal and helping others to find exactly what they are looking for in a new home is her specialty.

CHRISTOPHER 
BARNETTE
Founder, President, Licensed Builder
ANNA
MACH
Home Designer
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MEET LAUREN!

Lauren Kelly serves as the Permit Specialist for Rising Tide Homes. Seeing a home come to life is a fun, exciting process that Lauren loves to manage. She is an organized, efficient professional who oversees each home from start to finish with integrity and attention to detail. Lauren approaches every build with the client in mind and is focused on delivering amazing service and beautiful homes to our valued customers.

 LAUREN 
KELLY
Permit Specialist

MEET BROCK!

Brock Hall serves as the Marketing Director for Rising Tide Homes and its affiliate, Southern Shores Real Estate Group. Brock has 10+ years experience in the real estate industry with a strong background in operations, administration, and marketing and promotion. Having purchased a new construction home herself and seen the advantages first hand, she is excited about sharing the unique, beautiful, and quality homes built by Rising Tide with home buyers all over the Lowcountry.   

BROCK
HALL
Project Manager
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MEET RYAN!

Ryan Cabanting serves as the Project Coordinator and Site Manager for Rising Tide Homes. He has been in the Real Estate business for 2 years and has been in construction for about a year. Ryan loves being able to watch a property go from dirt to a beautiful, finished home. He is an efficient professional who oversees each home from start to finish with attention to detail. Ryan is focused on delivering astounding service and wonderful homes to our valued customers.

 RYAN
CABANTING
Project Coordinator

MEET BRIANA!

Briana Buckhalter has been behind the scenes with Marketing in the Real Estate/New Home Construction side of the company for three years now. She loves the process that goes with promoting our wonderful homes. Being able to share it with everyone in a fun, interesting way is her passion. Briana believe our clients need to know that Rising Tide is not a cookie cutter company, but a semi-custom builder who clings to the clients needs.

 BRIANA
BUCKHALTER
Marketing