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Guest Blog: Ken Gort Talks Emergency Permitting on Hilton Head Island; Part II

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Click Here to Read Part I Here are a few examples of how I have helped over 100 of your island neighbors in securing their Emergency Permit and protecting their properties: Fresh Market Shoppes on Wm. Hilton Parkway: The EP allows them to reconstruct 45 parking spaces currently located in the buffer that extends 50′ into the property from the … More

Ken’s Interview with SouthCarolinaHomes: What Influences Your Home Insurance Policy?

South Carolina Homes reached out to us requesting an interview to discuss what concepts influence your South Carolina home insurance policy. Check out Ken’s quick interview here: Check out my interview, What Influences Your Home Insurance Policy on South Carolina Homes For Sale, one of the top sites for South Carolina real estate, including Johns … More

Guest Blog: Ken Gort, Architect, Talks Emergency Permitting on Hilton Head Island; Part I

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Click Here for Part II Hopefully, a catastrophic weather event will never visit Hilton Head Island. Imagine not being allowed to rebuild your property as it previously existed? This is likely the case with your property as changes to the local codes and ordinances have established new and more restrictive design standards. The Town of … More

Beacon Insurance Group Expands Coastal Homeowner’s Insurance Offerings


The coastal insurance marketplace for consumers just improved in South Carolina.  Beacon Insurance Group recently finalized contracting with three additional carriers who will be offering choices for South Carolina homeowners insurance. The new homeowners insurance companies are all rated A or better by either A.M. Best or Demotech rating agencies.  The insurance and financial marketplace, … More

Emails and Risk Management Issues

Email and Risk Management Tips

Was your company ever issued a subpoena to produce records regarding a lawsuit? In the past it usually meant having only a bunch of documents photocopied.   Not today, they also want all your emails. They used to say loose lips sink ships. Now they are loose emails. Here are some emailing tips for business: There … More

Beacon Insurance Group Sponsors SCANPO Gathering


Are you member of SCANPO (South Carolina Association of Nonprofit Organization) and located in Beaufort, Colleton or Jasper County? If so, please join us for a gathering at Palmetto Electric Cooperative in Hardeeville on Wednesday June 25th! SCANPO is holding a seminar titled “Pursuing Nonprofit Excellence with SCANPO’s Guiding Principles & Best Practices.” As a … More

Top 10 Events to Attend in June


Summer has officially arrived! While heading to the beach and bike trails is an obvious activity for this time of year, here is a list of some fun events to attend this June all around the Lowcountry! 1. Tuesday, June 3-August 2: Jukebox the Musical, Savannah Take a short road trip to Savannah to see the … More

Bowling for the Brave at Station 300


To help support our Lowcountry heroes, Station 300 has a goal to raise $15,000 for two local foundations: Honor our Heroes Foundation and Healing Heroes of the Lowcountry. Station 300 did a great job organizing ways to support our local heroes. For every game bowled during the entire month of May, $1 will be donated. … More

Insurance Mobile Apps

mobile apps for insurance

We live in a world where technology is advancing at a rapid pace, so why not take advantage of it and make life a little easier? Many people are constantly on the go and away from home. Below are a list of carriers who offer apps for your Android and iPhone that are great resources … More

Top 10 Events to Attend in May

Picture of May

May is definitely one of the most beautiful months in the Lowcountry. The temperature is rising and people are coming out to enjoy the beautiful weather. If you are looking for things to do here in Bluffton, Hilton Head or even Beaufort, look no further! We’ve got our Top 10 Events to Attend in May … More