Greenville, SC., April 5, 2019- Graycliff Capital Development, LLC (“Graycliff”), a South Carolina-based real estate investment and development firm, announces the grand opening of the Cotton Mill Apartments (“Cotton Mill”). Cotton Mill is a Class A multi-family community located within walking distance to historic downtown Simpsonville, SC, a thriving city 15-miles south of downtown Greenville, SC.

The community offers “Modern Living with Historic Charm.” The development included the meticulous renovation of a 19th century textile mill building into a historically re-purposed clubhouse and amenity area. The clubhouse maintains its original manufacturing character with exposed brick walls, wide-plank wood flooring, arched windows, and tall ceilings with exposed metal beams. The historic mill textile stack and water tower were preserved as well. The residential component of the project is completely new-construction with one, two, and three-bedroom apartment homes featuring best-in-class finishes.

“Creative Builders was honored to help lead the design/build process of the Cotton Mill and in breathing life back into Simpsonville. The preservation of the mills main office and boiler room maintains Simpsonville’s history in the Upstate bringing character back to a growing and vibrant community. Projects like this are a once in a lifetime opportunity to truly fulfill our company mission statement and purpose of ‘Building a better tomorrow… today’, which is less about the physical building itself and more about the lives within our projects and the communities around them. When the two are welded together – What a success for all!” – Will McCauley, President, Creative Builders, Inc.

Simpsonville, SC is known for its highly-ranked schools, public parks, and quality of life. The community is convenient to large employment hubs, interstate access, Heritage Park Amphitheatre, and a variety of retail options.  Several corporate headquarters call the Upstate home including Michelin’s US Headquarters, BMW, General Electric, and ZF Transmissions. The community is a short 15-mile drive to Downtown Greenville, voted the #3 Best Small City in the US by Conde Nast.

NHE is excited to be a part of the downtown Simpsonville Community, right at the cusp of all the continued growth.  Cotton Mill is going to provide residents with a specially crafted lifestyle; within walking distance to all that downtown Simpsonville offers, a top-notch amenity package, and apartments that feel like home.  Cotton Mill offers modern living with historic charm! -NHE Property Management

Graycliff has a long term commitment in the Simpsonville community with the Cotton Mill Apartments being one of three projects we have completed in this market.  The Cotton Mill is a very important landmark because this Mill was the original major employer that established Simpsonville.  For over 5 years, the Graycliff team worked closely with City officials and the community, in particular the neighboring condo association, to work through the many details that have ultimately brought this wonderful project to fruition.  Just as the original Cotton Mill helped to create this community over a hundred years ago, it is our hope that the Cotton Mill Apartments will play a major role in continuing to establish downtown Simpsonville as a vibrant, walkable community.

Cotton Mill features one, two, and three-bedroom units ranging from 737 square foot one bedrooms, 1,085 to 1,100 square foot two bedrooms, and 1,263 square foot three bedrooms. Within each unit, residents will find:

  • 9’ ceilings
  • Large, custom white kitchen cabinetry
  • Granite countertops
  • Energy-Star Stainless-Steel Appliances
  • Private balconies
  • In-home Washer & Dryer
  • Attractive Wood-Style Flooring

The community is strategically located in the growing Greenville metro area situated near interstate-385. Simpsonville is a growing city known for its highly ranked schools, outdoor recreation and lower cost of living relative to the metro area. The community includes:

  • Historically Renovated Clubhouse
  • Saltwater swimming pool with tanning shelves and in-water loungers
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Dog Wash Station
  • Parcel Pending© package concierge locker system
  • Courtyard featuring bocce court and fireside retreat
  • Community Bicycle Storage Area


About Graycliff Capital Partners, LLC:

“Graycliff is a multi-family development and investment company focusing within the southeastern and mid-Atlantic United States. Since 2010, Graycliff has acquired and developed more than 8,400 apartment units, executing approximately $1.26 billion in transactions. Graycliff’s core strategy is based on investing in areas with established economic growth and high barriers to entry. Graycliff is passionate about supporting local non-profits making positive impacts in their respective communities.”

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