Real estate firm See the little houses launched a home decor boutique storefront in a new real estate location in North Charleston, SC Lisa Grant, broker and owner of See Wee Homes, decided to mix real estate and home decor by incorporating retail space corresponding to the interests of potential buyers.
Born and raised in the rural town of Awendaw, SC Grant wants to give back by offering quality products made by artists from around the world and items created locally in Charleston. Shoppers will find items such as handmade mosaics and Peruvian artwork, handicrafts made from banana peels from Tanzania, and throw pillows created from handmade textiles. The new venture also includes an e-commerce component on the See Wee Homes website. Within the 1,400 square foot spaceGrant included a conference room, training room, private office and kitchenette.
During her undergraduate years as a student at Hampton University of Virginia, Grant was abducted at gunpoint but managed to escape. The entrepreneur channeled this experience into do good works and serve others.
“Being a victim of crime is stressful, it stays with you forever and sometimes my anxiety level is still unmanageable,” Grant said in a statement. “I never thought that in a million years I would be an entrepreneur working in the service industry. I am a servant leader and helping others is how I help myself.