Real Estate // 6 min Read

The Builders Behind the Bluff

Written by Pinkney Marketing

Dec 13, 2023

Meet the Palmetto Bluff Builders Team

A home is more than just bricks and mortar; it’s where cherished memories are made, and dreams come to life. At Palmetto Bluff, the Palmetto Bluff Builders team designs homes based on your vision. 

Allow us to introduce the talented professionals who will bring your vision to life. With unwavering dedication and a passion for perfection, they will transform your desires into elegant realities, ensuring that every detail exceeds your expectations.

Who Are Palmetto Bluff Builders? 

Palmetto Bluff Builders is not just a team of construction professionals; it’s a game-changer for discerning residents like you who seek the epitome of luxury living without the hassle of designing every intricate detail of your future home. Our approach is all about elegance, showcased in the refined finishes, stunning flooring, high-end appliances, and lush landscaping that adorn each dwelling we create.

John Hooper: Project Manager

Meet John Hooper, the Project Manager. Originally hailing from the bustling cityscape of New Jersey, John’s journey to Palmetto Bluff began when he worked for a different builder. His incredible tenacity and meticulous attention to detail quickly caught our attention, and we knew we had to have him on our team. Beyond the construction site, John finds solace and joy on the golf course.

Zach Hribar: Construction Engineer

Zach Hribar, the Construction Engineer, is a perfectionist at heart. Originally from Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, Zach moved to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, in 2005. After graduating from Coastal Carolina University, he and his wife, Aleesha, made their way to the Bluffton area in 2020. Zach’s career journey includes stints in commercial roofing and residential construction before he joined Palmetto Bluff Builders in November 2022. When he’s not meticulously overseeing projects, Zach enjoys beach days, attending sporting events, and traveling with Aleesha.

Ed Johnson: Construction Engineer

The newest team member, Ed Johnson, has a wide range of construction experience and is a proud native of Palmetto Bluff. Ed’s journey began in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, and he later served as a Residential Building Inspector for the City of Hardeeville. He also worked as a Framing Superintendent for Pulte Homes/ICG and served as a Superintendent at Village Park Homes/Dream Finders. Ed’s educational background includes graduation from Jasper County High School, and he holds the distinction of being a Certified Residential Building Inspector through the ICC (International Code Council). Ed is not just a skilled builder but also a devoted dad, and his expertise is a valuable addition to our team.

Jason Kimes: VP of Home Building

Vice President of Home Building, Jason Kimes, brings a wealth of experience to the team. With over 30 years in the industry, primarily in Florida, he was the driving force behind a company that successfully handled 400 homes in a year. Notably, Jason played a pivotal role in the construction of custom one-off homes in the picturesque Ponte Vedra Beach. Throughout his dynamic career, Jason has displayed a penchant for entrepreneurship, initiating and overseeing the launch of multiple successful businesses. His wide range of expertise, coupled with his entrepreneurial spirit, is a key asset to our team. Over the past two years at Palmetto Bluff, he’s developed a deep appreciation for the unique charm of the Lowcountry.

Stephanie Gentemann: Director of Design

In 2021, Stephanie Gentemann seamlessly integrated her talents into the Palmetto Bluff team, collaborating closely with Palmetto Bluff Builders and the marketing team. Her role involved discerning exceptional homes within the community and skillfully presenting them in various publications, showcasing their unique features and craftsmanship. Stephanie’s creative flair has proven to be an indispensable asset to Palmetto Bluff’s success, as she breathes life into each home, transforming them into true masterpieces. Her keen eye for detail and dedication to highlighting the distinctive charm of each property contribute significantly to the overall aesthetic and allure of Palmetto Bluff.

The Palmetto Bluff Builders Promise

As you can see, the team is as diverse as the beautiful community, and each member brings a unique set of skills and experiences to the table. Their commitment to crafting exceptional homes extends far beyond construction. Palmetto Bluff Builders carefully select built-for-sale enclaves that provide proximity to popular neighborhood amenities, and position each home to maximize scenic viewing corridors. This meticulous planning ensures that every aspect of a new home is designed to enhance your quality of life in Palmetto Bluff.

Elegant Homes in the Heart of the Lowcountry

Palmetto Bluff Builders is dedicated to creating elegant homes that capture the essence of the Lowcountry lifestyle. We bring sophisticated styling and architectural artistry to every project. Our innovative approach to built-for-sale properties offers discerning homeowners true, turnkey ease without sacrificing superior quality.

The Local Touch

What sets the team apart is their deep connection to the local landscape, the homesite, and the ideal structure to complement it. Palmetto Bluff Builders collaborate with talented local architects and craftsmen who understand the intricacies of the Lowcountry, resulting in homes that harmoniously blend with their surroundings.

Start Your Home Building Journey at the Bluff 

With Palmetto Bluff Builders, the path to owning your distinctive new home is simpler and more enjoyable than ever before. We handle the complexities, so you can focus on embracing the unique charm and beauty of the Lowcountry.

If you’re ready to embark on a journey to your dream home in Palmetto Bluff, connect with our dedicated Builders Team today. Simply click the button below to contact us. 

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