James Island New Construction | New Homes For Sale on James Island SC. Most people love to live in newly built houses over preowned homes and James Island in Charleston SC is no exception. New construction homes aren’t always available on James Island, but at the moment there is plenty of great inventory available in new developments by both local, and national home builders. Homes for sale Charleston SC on James Island neighborhood usually are older because this is one of the Charleston area’s oldest island communities, but recently old land owners have began to sell of their land for and new developers and home builders are scooping them up quickly. New developments on James Island such as Freeman’s Point, Stonebridge, The Clam Farm, Saltgrass Point, Farmington, and Pemberton Farms are just a few of the latest to come on the market.