Ellis Construction Co., Inc. is a small company specializing in individual attention and quality craftsmanship. Although we do not offer a model home program, many of our clients have graciously extended their hospitality by allowing us to show their homes which will give you some insight as to the attention to detail we give to each and every home we build. Having built homes through out Hilton Head Island and Bluffton, evidence of our work can be found in most of the major plantations.

By developing strong professional relationships with every facet of the building industry in our area we know and use only the most qualified, reputable and highly skilled subcontractors in our area.

Building a new home is no easy task. Ellis Construction can guide you through that building process. Our goal is to make building your new home as pleasurable for you as it is to us! We truly enjoy the challenge of building custom homes, plain and simple! If you are considering building a new home and need fresh ideas along with sound advise and quality craftsmanship, we believe we are the Builder you have been looking for.

We stand proudly behind our work!

Marc Ellis, President - Marc and his family have lived on Hilton Head Island since 1977. As an active member of the Hilton Head Island Home Builders Association, Marc has served as president, in addition to serving as President for the South Carolina Home Builders Association. Marc is personally available and responsible to you at all times, before, during and after your custom home is completed.


Hilton Head Area Home Builders Association Lighthouse Awards

Best Exterior - $500,000 to $750,000
Best Remodeling under $150,000
Best Feature - $500,000 to $750,000
Finalist - Best Overall - $500,000 to $750,000
Finalist - Best Bath - $500,000 to $750,000
Best Exterior - $750,000 to $1,000,000


Awards Earned by Ellis Construction Co., Inc. or Marc Ellis

 Year  Type  Category  Address
 2016  HHArea HBA Lighthouse Award  Best Overall  7 Dune Lane
 2016  HHArea HBA Lighthouse Award  Best Kitchen  7 Dune Lane
 2016  HHArea HBA Lighthouse Award  Best Exterior  7 Dune Lane
 2016  HBA of SC Pinnacle Award  Best Remodel $500k and more  25 Dune Lane
 2016  HHArea HBA Presidents Award    
 2012  HBA of SC Pinnacle Award  New Construction $750k-$999,999  Anson Park,
 Palmetto Bluff
 2012  HBA of SC Pinnacle Award  Best Overall Green Building  Anson Park,
 Palmetto Bluff
 2011  HBA of SC  SC Homebuilder Hall of Fame Inductee  
 2009  HBA of SC Keystone Award    
 2006  HHArea HBA Builder of Year    
 2002  HHArea HBA Lighthouse Award  Best Remodel under $500k  10 Driftwood Lane
 2001  HHArea HBA Lighthouse Award  Best Exterior $500k - $750k  88 Inverness Dr
 2000  HHArea HBA Lighthouse Award  Best Exterior $500k - $750k  39 Old Fort Dr
 2000  HHArea HBA Lighthouse Award  Best Feature  39 Old Fort Dr
 1997  HHArea HBA Builder of Year    
 1995  United Way Contractors Divison    

Volunteering Professional Organizations Ellis Construction Co., Inc.

 Year  Organization  Acknowledgement/Seat Held
 2007-2017  NAHB South Carolina  State Representative
 2016  Low Country Home magazine annual edition  ECCi Home selected as cover photo
 2009  HHArea HBA  Immediate Past President
 2008  HHArea HBA  President
 2008  Earth Craft  Certificate of Designation
 2007  HHArea HBA  President
 2006  HHArea HBA  National Director
 2006  HHArea HBA  State Director
 2006  HHArea HBA  VP Membership
 2005  HHArea HBA  National Director
 2005  HHArea HBA  Board Member
 2004  HHArea HBA  National Director
 2003  HHArea HBA  President
 2003  HHArea HBA  National Director
 2002  HHArea HBA  National Director
 1999  SCHBA  Membership Chairman
 1998  HHArea HBA  Immediate Past President
 1997  HHArea HBA  President
 1996  HHArea HBA  VP Membership
 1995  HHArea HBA  Board Member
 1994  HHArea HBA  Board Member

SCH BA - South Carolina Home Builders Association
HHArea HBA - Hilton Head Area Home Builders Association
NAHB - National Association of Home Builders


Marc Ellis, President has been building custom homes on and around Hilton Head Island since 1977. Marc obtained his BA at the University of Arizona in addition to completing a 4-year apprenticeship program with the Carpenter's Union. Having performed on many levels within the Hilton Head Area HBA Marc has served as President and has been honored twice as their Homebuilder of the Year. Marc recently received the highest honor possible for a homebuilder in the state of South Carolina by being inducted into the SC Housing Hall of Fame. Marc is continuously striving to support and improve the housing industry within our state while keeping abreast of legislative issues affecting the home building industry and ultimately, the homeowner.


Objective

To continuously strive to support and improve the housing industry within my community, state and country while keeping abreast of legislative issues affecting the home building industry and ultimately, the homeowner.

Experience

1991–Current
Hilton Head Area HBA
Hilton Head Island, SC

Positions Held:

  • 1991 Builder Board Member
  • 1992 Builder Board Member, Home Show Committee
  • 1993 Builder Board Member, Home Show Committee, Membership Committee
  • 1994 Vice President Secretary Treasurer, Membership Committee
  • 1995 Vice President Membership, Golf Committee
  • 1996 Vice President Administration, Disaster Committee
  • 1997 President
  • 1998 Immediate Past President, Disaster Committee, Home Show Committee
  • 1999 Senior Advisor Board Member, Disaster Committee, Home Show Committee
  • 2000 Senior Advisor Board Member
  • 2001 Senior Advisor Board Member
  • 2002 Senior Advisor Board Member
  • 2003 Senior Advisor Board Member
  • 2004 Senior Advisor Board Member, Home Show Committee
  • 2005 Vice President Secretary Treasurer, Cajun Festival Committee
  • 2006 Vice President Membership, Cajun Festival Committee
  • 2007 President, Cajun Festival Committee, Home Show Committee
  • 2008 President
  • 2009 Immediate Past President, Home Show Committee,  Disaster Committee, State Director

1997–Current 
HBA of South Carolina
Columbia, SC

Positions Held:

  • 1997 State Director
  • 1998 District I – Vice President, Codes Committee, Legislative Committee
  • 1998 – 2007 Build PAC Contributor
  • 1999 District I – Vice President, Membership Chairman, Codes Committee, Legislative Committee, State Director
    -- As Membership Chairman I initiated the development of the first membership brochure and membership video
  • 2000 Vice President Secretary, Legislative Committee, Codes Committee, Convention Committee, State Director
  • 2001 Vice President Treasurer, Codes Committee, Convention Committee, State Director
  • 2002 Vice President, SIF Trustee, Convention Committee, Legislative Committee, State Director
    -- Worked with Past President (1976) Charles McAlister head of LLR along with 10 others to help create questions to be given on the Residential License test for new builders under the new 2003 IRC codes
  • 2003 President, SIF Trustee, Convention Committee, State Director
    -- As President I helped to finish developing and start the Master Builders program
    -- Started the state Disaster Committee
    -- Started the Pinnacle Awards Program
  • 2004 Immediate Past President, Codes Committee, Convention Committee, Legislative Committee
  • 2005 Executive Board Member, Convention Committee, State Director ~
    -- Worked with Past President (1976) Charles McAlister head of LLR along with 10 others to help create questions to be given on the Residential License test for new builders under the new 2006 IRC codes
  • 2006 Executive Board Member, Convention Committee, Membership Committee, State Director, Certified Master Builder
  • 2007 Executive Board Member, State Director, Master Builder Committee, Pinnacle Awards Committee
  • 2008 Executive Board, State Director, Master Builder Committee, Pinnacle Awards Committee, Disaster Committee
  • 2009 Master Builder Committee, Pinnacle Awards Committee, Disaster Committee
  • 2010 District 1 Vice President, Master Builder Committee, Pinnacle Awards Committee, Disaster Committee
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