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. Unfortunately, we do not accept personal checks.  We accept company checks, certified checks, and/or cash.

Open House
If you are planning on hosting an Open House in Shipyard, please follow these guidelines:

With 48-hour notice:

  • Please email, and provide a list of the guests, the property address, and the date of the open house. The owner code from the property owner is required. If you should have guests who are not on your original list, you may call in passes for them via the numbers listed below.

If less than 48-hours in advance:

  • Call-in passes for individual guests or arrange for an open pass on either gatehouse. Please call (843) 785- 4776 (Parkway) or (843) 785-3776 (Pope) to do so.
  • You may obtain the owner code from the homeowner. When you call the gatehouse, the officer will ask for the code, the guest’s name, whether or not an “open pass” is requested, the date of the open house, and for you to verify the address.

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) & Assessments for  2021
The 2021 assessment is $995.00.

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.