Ben Powell, Jr. & Crayne Howes
Ben Powell is a twenty-five year resident of North Myrtle Beach. He spent much of his career building his own successful consulting, engineering, surveying, and land planning firm from which he retired in 2002. A well-respected veteran developer, Ben personally master plans all of the communities he develops with specific attention to creating a rich lifestyle for its residents. In the development process, Ben takes pride in carefully preserving the land's trees and natural resources. Seabrook Plantation is Ben's fifth neighborhood serving as the lead developer and promises to be the finest of all his endeavors thus far. Neighborhoods Developed & Engineered by Ben Powell, Jr. include:

Sunset Harbour: Started June, 1998, located on the Intracoastal Waterway and consist of 178 homesites.

Seaside Plantation: Started June, 2000, located off 8th Avenue North and consists of 162 homesites.

Surf Estates: Started in January, 2006, located off Sea Mountain Highway adjacent to the Surf Club and consist of 76 homesites.

The Cottages at the Surf: Started in June, 2007, and is located off Sea Mountain Highway with Surf Estates, and consist of 65 homesites.


CURTIS DUKES - Director of Sales and Marketing - A graduate of Duke University, Curtis has worked in the land development and sales business for over 10 years. He grew up in the Carolinas working with and learning from some of the best sales professionals in the business. He has worked in numerous lakefront and coastal communities in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida. Curtis has been involved in the sales and marketing phases of land development in South Carolina for several years.