We cover product types from residential and branded residences to hotel and commercial uses in resort communities. We help our clients interpret local real estate nuances, while understanding larger resort market conditions to create actionable strategies.
We assessed the opportunity for residential, hotel and other resort uses at a luxury ski resort in Park City, Utah. The engagement included a case study analysis of relevant ski resort communities in the western U.S.
Transforming vacation housing
Our team explored the potential for new vacation home market for a planned community in the Grand Cayman. The study analyzed local market trends, competitive supply, and primary home demand.
Golf and ski-oriented
Tracking the vacation landscape
A study in Vermont included the analysis of golf and ski-oriented vacation housing in the New England region. We provided our client with a game plan to target regional second home buyers.
All-encompassing resort experience
We assessed resort markets in Latin America and the Caribbean to determine operational costs. We studied the viability of a golf course, marina, airstrip and retail, as well as common area and back-of-the-house facilities.
Optimizing island living and tourism
Our resort experts examined key market trends in Belize and Barbados. The analysis identified key players, products, and project types. These insights helped design competitive strategies for both markets to promote tourism.
Pricing ocean front property
We assessed the Honolulu condo market and the regional vacation home landscape. The analysis included recommendations on product segmentation and community absorption.
We work on
- Branded residences
Site and market analysis
Perform market feasibility and pricing and absorption strategies based on an assessment of the site, competitive supply, and demand potential. Conduct consumer research of proposed development opportunity. Provide unit-by-unit pricing recommendations and product positioning assessment.
Perform valuations of individual or portfolio assets, as well as specific positions within complex capital structures. Conduct proforma and cash flow analyses. Assist in transaction underwriting, litigation support and bankruptcy proceedings. Conduct highest and best use analyses.
Provide third-party perspective on investment, business, and development strategies. Assist in navigation of internal politics, resources and capabilities within clients’ organizational structure. Review organizational structure and identify key areas of improvement.
Identify potential developer, builder or brand/operator candidates. Conduct RFP process. Assist with contract negotiations. Prepare operational optimization plans by area or department. Assess operational costs for variety of uses.
Analyze and report on sales and financial performance. Monitor compliance with management and brand licensing agreements. Monitor investment climate and capital expenditures.
Studies completed in our portfolio to date.
From builders and REITS to capital sources, the public sector, developers and attorneys, we work with all kinds of clients.