Short Term Town Initiative

Town Hosting Meetings to Gather Public Input on Short-term Rentals Hilton Head Island, SC – The Town of Hilton Head Island will host several virtual public meetings to share information about the short-term rental initiative and to gather public input for development of solutions to address short-term rentals concerns. Virtual public open houses will be held 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, January 20, and 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 3. The Town has also scheduled the following stakeholder meetings: Thursday, January 20,  from 9 to 10 a.m. with a focus on South Island residents. Thursday, …

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Short Term Town Initiative

As of December 15, 2021: The Town of Hilton Head Island has launched an initiative to seek solutions and address concerns related to short-term rentals. “Short-term rentals have long been a part of the Island’s hospitality industry. We know residents have concerns about their growing numbers and the impacts they may have on adjacent properties and neighborhoods. The lack of a short-term rental ordinance for the Town has led to an imbalance between residential and resort districts and the changes to some long-term single-family neighborhoods,” said Anne Cyran, Interim Comprehensive Planning Manager. “We are investigating ways to develop a fair, …

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December 2021 News You Can Use!

The December 2021 edition of News You Can Use is back! You can receive our Newsletters via email, website, or in person at the Welcome Center. News You Can Use is a fun, short, and informative article that will cover important events and information. Subscribe as a Shipyard Owner to get the latest news right to your email – all  you have to do is register or sign in! Any questions or comments and suggestions contact us at communications@shipyardhhi.com Click here to view the December 2021 News You Can Use here!

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Hilton Head Best US Islands in 2021

America has weighed in again: Hilton Head Island is one of the top islands in the world, according to a poll of Condé Nast Traveler readers. Hilton Head was ranked as the best island in the United States during the travel magazine’s 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards. The results were released Tuesday. This is the fifth consecutive year that Hilton Head has topped the list of best U.S. islands in Condé Nast’s poll. Read more at: https://www.islandpacket.com/news/local/article254771057.html#storylink=cpy

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Know Your Neighbor – Mary Alice Tartler

Mary Alice relocated from the DC Metropolitan area to Hilton Head Island after retiring from the U.S. Government just over 19 years ago. Upon retiring, she devoted her free time to improving her skills as a photographer, with an emphasis on the wildlife of the Lowcountry. Mary Alice has been the Shipyard photographer for the past 6 years, including photos for POA ads in local magazines (Hilton Head Monthly, Celebrate Hilton Head (CH2), and Local Life), as well as images for this newsletter. She also routinely photographs Shipyard owner events, provides website images, conducts photography classes, serves as judge for …

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An Update from Interim Town Manager Josh Gruber 1/11/2021

An Update from Interim Town Manager Josh Gruber 1/11/2021 View the Video Update at https://youtu.be/fGS5Mu0WBps Here’s an update of what’s happening around town. COVID-19 is still in front of us. We continue to fight the spread of the virus and the vaccine is available. We have received a number of calls from residents asking when can they get the vaccine. The SC Department of Health and Environmental Control is handling vaccine distribution in our state and is working with healthcare providers across South Carolina to administer shots. This is being done in phases. Individuals who fall into Phase 1a category are …

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An Update From Your Managers 12/31/20

Good morning. As the year comes to an end, we just wanted to take a moment to keep you in the loop about upcoming projects, initiatives, and other POA news. Please be advised that the Welcome Center will close at noon today through tomorrow. We will have normal weekend office hours (Saturday/Sunday from 8 am -noon) this weekend in the event you would like to validate decals, etc. If you need passes after noon today, or anytime tomorrow, please call either gate (Parkway – (843) 785-4776 or Pope – (843) 785-3776) for immediate assistance. There has been a recent rash …

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November 2020 News You Can Use

Join us at our outdoor Fall Festival on October 23 from 2-7 pm. We will have socially distanced tables and chairs set-up at the Beach Club circle and on the deck. The inside of the Beach Club will not be open, so we also encourage you to bring your own chairs to supplement if you would like. Masks will also be required. We hope you will come enjoy the food trucks, music, games. Don’t forget to bring your furry friends for our Wag-o-ween paw parade that starts at 6 pm! Please RSVP to beachclub@shipyardhhi.com if you are planning to attend. …

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Annual Meeting Reminder 2020

The management team at Shipyard Property Owners’ Association is preparing for the Annual Meeting of the Association which will be held at the Sonesta Resort at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, March 10th.  Please remember to return your proxy so we can be assured of a quorum.  Also, use caution around the property as we do need paving work before the heavy traffic season arrives.  Hilton Head Health has started construction of their new dorm so be careful as you round the bend towards Hamilton during this construction. See you on the 10th.

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