• Who we are

    Surfside Renovation & Construction is Tom Berl, and Tom's Reputation for excellence in Craftsmanship, Dependability, and Trustworthiness is well known across Kiawah and Seabrook Islands as well as the entire South Carolina Lowcountry.

    Tom has built over 30 homes on Kiawah and Seabrook, and he personally oversees each and every home from start to finish. Because Tom grew up on the Islands he holds an unparalleled commitment to outstanding quality and exceptional beauty in everything Surfside builds.

    Our Reputation

    Surfside Construction and Tom Berl set the standard for quality and value in home construction on the Islands.

    Architectural Review Boards on Kiawah and Seabrook have worked with Tom for years and respect his in-depth knowledge and construction expertise for Island properties.

    As your builder and friend, Tom is always available to answer your questions and promptly address any concerns you may have.

  • surfside services

    the highest quality custom homes

    When you build your dream home on Kiawah or Seabrook, it's critical to have a builder you can trust - someone who understands the unique environment and special requirements of building by the beach.

    complete construction management

    When you trust Tom Berl and Surfside with your new home, you can depend on Tom to deliver on time and on budget. Tom personally manages all aspects of the building process from the first design until you walk through the door into your new dream home!

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    Our Mission

    At Surfside Renovation & Construction, we are dedicated to building and renovating beautiful Island homes with the highest quality craftsmanship to create the most value for our clients.

  • surfside creates beautiful custom homes

    kiawah Island
    Kiawah has a lifestyle and personality all its own, and Tom Berl has built some of the most stunning residences on the Island.

    Whether it's the Marshall home on Flyway or the Waylett home on Ocean Course, Tom's work has received national acclaim for the exceptional style and craftsmanship of his clients' homes.

    seabrook island
    Tom grew up on Seabrook and has a stellar reputation as a builder with integrity.

    The Bauhs home on Pompano Court, featured in Homes & Gardens, and the Hubbard home on Jenkins Point are just two examples of Surfside's impeccable standards. Our standards are high because your home's value and our reputation depend on it.

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  • surfside Associates

    At Surfside we partner with the best architects, landscapers, and designers to give our clients the most beauty and value.

    Additional services

    landscape design and development How your home blends into the environment of Kiawah and Seabrook Islands is an important element of its design and construction. Surfside works with the best outdoor living designers and landscapers so the natural beauty of your home shines.

    Lisa Berl
    Tom's wife, Lisa, is a well-established real estate agent who can help you with a variety of property services including Sales, Long Term Rentals, and Community Insight.

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  • Architects

    design group
    Charleston, South Carolina

    Brooks Fullerton
    Charleston, South Carolina

    Wallace Architects

    Michael Karamus
    Charleston, South Carolina

    testimonials for Tom Berl

    "Thank you for so much - your expertise, your sense of humor, your grace under pressure - but most all, for your friendship."

    "Tom is honest, competent, intelligent, exacting, careful, and possesses impeccable integrity. His sense of humor and his ease of working with people make working with him a pleasurable experience. As a result, Tom Berl has a well-established record of building homes with the highest quality work and craftsmanship."

    "We can't thank you enough for helping us realize our dream. Your dedication, passion, and honesty is exhibited in your work. Thanks so much!"

  • how to find us

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    our address

    Tom Berl
    Surfside Construction Inc
    3148 Green Heron
    Seabrook Island, SC 29455


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    Surfside Construction Inc.

    At Surfside, we've built over 30 homes on Kiawah and Seabrook. Each home has been a special and unique experience for me personally. I've had the privilege to work with great clients - many of whom have become good friends and trusted neighbors.

    If you're considering island living, feel free to give me a call. Surfside Construction has been trusted to build some of the most beautiful homes on the islands - and we're dedicated to the highest levels of quality and craftsmanship. After all, we're neighbors. . .

    All the best,

    Tom Berl

  • privacy policy

    At surfside renovation and construction, we respect your privacy
    At Surfside we work with a variety of clients, public and private, in-state, out-of-state and international. The information you submit through our website is used only to respond to your questions and comments, and to best serve your renovation and construction needs.

    we look forward to talking with you!
    Feel free to contact us by email or phone.

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