WECCO Development is a real estate development, investment, and consulting company that focuses on infill projects throughout the Southeast. We specialize in both new construction and rehabilitation opportunities within the historic urban fabrics of the coastal markets. We are experts in tax credit deals, public private partnerships, and matching users with the right property. Our innovative approach to investment and development is unparalleled in our markets as is our deep commitment to both our partners and the communities in which we operate.


William S Cogswell, jr

Mr. Cogswell has been in the real estate business since 1997. His extensive background includes work in development, construction, brokerage, and asset management. His detailed and forward thinking approach to design and investment is well known and has resulted in many award winning projects including the Cigar Factory, GARCo Mill, One Cool Blow, Frogtown and Starland. Mr. Cogswell is a native of Charleston and a graduate of the University of the South. He also holds a Masters degree from Columbia University where he received high honors for his thesis on sustainable building envelopes using concrete construction. He is actively involved with the Urban Land Institute and the Downtown Task Force, and he has served on multiple boards such as the Coastal Conservation League, Historic Charleston Foundation, GrowFood Carolina, and the Library Society.