Chicora Long Term Rentals has grown to the company it is today through a continuing process of business evolution. Internal as well as external forces have contributed to its current position as a predominate full service residential real estate leasing and management organization in the Grand Strans area.
Tim JemisonOrganized in April 1972 by Tim Jemison and Paul Malone, both former members of the Arvida management team in Boca Raton, Florida, the company's early business activities consisted primarily of contracts for planned community marketing and sales along with condominium management responsibilities in the Grand Strand area. Chicora then earned a reputation for integrity and strength in the real estate industry by successfully handling numerous real estate asset management contracts for financial organizations such as the North Carolina National Bank, First Union Corporation and Mellon Bank N.A. as well as the International Paper Corporation. Company services were offered on properties as distant as Boca Raton, Hilton Head, Atlanta and Charlotte.
Paul MaloneIn 1999, Messrs. Jemison and Malone officially retired. Under the direction of CEO and President, Don Smith, Chicora Long Term Rentals has continued to be the #1 company on the Grand Strand for Long Term Residential Leasing.
Don SmithThroughout the years, company personnel have filled leadership positions in all areas of the community including Better Business Bureau, Chamber of Commerce, Coastal Carolina University, United Way and the Waccamaw Community Foundation as well as professional talent shared in numerous positions in the Coastal Carolinas Association of Realtors and Horry Georgetown Home Builders Association. Staff members contribute regularly to United Way, the American Red Cross and Habitat for Humanity.
The future will offer further evolution of employing our real estate knowledge and technology to an increasingly sophisticated and permanent Myrtle Beach area. The changes to be witnessed in our community during the next quarter century will surpass those that we have already witnessed. The company and its personnel will be prepared to stay abreast of these changing demands and business opportunities to allow for a continuing environment of successful business careers and client satisfaction.