From September 2002-September 2004 Ivan served as Hart Howerton’s Senior Associate on the First Phase of construction @ Palmetto Bluff. Covering over 18,000 acres of South Carolina’s low country alongside the May River, Palmetto Bluff has consistently ranked as one of the county’s top resort destinations. Ivan’s role entailed overseeing approximately $30 million of construction in a two year time frame. This included an Auberge Resort with 50 Cottages, a Riverhouse Dining and Conference Facility, Spa and Pool/Fitness Center. Also included under the Construction Management role was the construction of the May River Golf Clubhouse, Gatehouse, Maintenance Building and ancillary buildings for the overall Resort. The Inn @ Palmetto Bluff received Travel + Leisure’s number 1 ranking for the Best Resorts in the US for 2009 and ranked 14 worldwide.