Realtor Information

In an effort to make sure you have an easy time accessing Shipyard, please see the important information below regarding access and policies:

Decals & Passes

If you are a member of the Hilton Head Area Association of Realtors you are permitted complimentary commercial passes. He/she must present their Hilton Head Area Realtors Association card and a photo ID for access.  You will obtain these passes at the Visitor’s Lane at the 278 Gate, seven days a week from 8:00 am-6:00 pm.  For after hours passes, visit the gatehouse for a pass. We currently offer a reduced rate for Realtor decals.  The cost for a yearly decal is $25.00.  You must show proof of registration and a valid ID.

We accept company checks, certified checks, and/or cash.


Open House

A 48 hours’ notice is required. Anything less than 48 hours will not be approved; exceptions are only granted by the Chief of Security. Please follow these guidelines:

  • Email: Director of Safety & Security ( 48 Hours in Advance
    • Include:
      • Property Address
      • Date of Open House

Any potential buyers that visit the open house must go straight to the property address and exit Shipyard right after, they are not permitted anywhere else on property.

Please be reminded that signage, solicitation, and distribution of print advertisements are not permitted in accordance with POA policy. Realtors are permitted to access from 9 am-9 pm, 7 days a week.


Enhancement Fee (Transfer Fee) & SPOA Annual Fee for 2024
The 2024 Annual SPOA Fee is $1,120.00.

Our current Enhancement Fee is 1/2 of 1%. This fee is designed to be paid by the buyer for ongoing improvements in Shipyard. 25% of all Enhancement Fee revenues collected annually are utilized to supplement our Catastrophic Reserve for extraordinary expenses.

We have created a quick welcome letter for your new homeowners that highlights the important information to get them started, here.