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    Real Estate Planning | Four Seasons Hualalai, Hawaii

    Originally planned as a typical high rise hotel resort the project was abandoned in the late 1980's. LUE staff were part of the team asked in 1995 to update the plan.

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    Investinor, AS, Norway

    LUE was commissioned as part of team that involved mountain planners, ski area operators, and a private equity fund to develop a strategy for growing the ski and resort industry with Investinor as a direct equity partner.

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    Real Estate Research | Santa Lucia Preserve, California

    This historic 20,000 acre ranch originally planned 4,000 units, our solution limited development to fewer than 300 units and dedicated over 17,000 acres to a conservation easement.

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    Squaw Valley USA, California

    Squaw Valley is a major contributor to the tourism marketing budget for North Lake Tahoe. A special study determined ways to broaden the market appeal and reduce seasonality.

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    Market Research | Tourism Strategy, Island of Sardinia

    LUE was part of an interdisciplinary team led by Bechtel Corporation to develop a tourism strategy for an undeveloped portion of Sardinia.

Land Use Economics | Conference and Meeting Facilities

Dedicated meeting facilities are an important component of urban hotels, selected resort destinations, and even entire communities, helping to extent seasonal visitation and adding another dimension to the economic base. Land Use Economics has selected engagements that have focused on expanding meeting facilities include:

  • Pier One Resort and Spa redevelopment strategy, Virginia Beach, VA
  • St Regis Hotel and Resort plan, Napa, CA
  • Thethero Resort development programming, Bend, OR
  • Town of Mountain Village Property Owners Association conference center expansion plan, Telluride, CO
  • AGRISAL SA, San Salvador Conference Center expansion plan, San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Occidental Hotels, overall development opportunity analysis, Costa Rica
  • RJH Holdings convention center audit, Phoenix Seagaia , Miyazaki, Japan
  • Mid Orient Investments development programming, Costa Rica
  • Burroughs & Chapin, Pavilion redevelopment planning Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Persis Corporation, hotel analysis, Guenoc Ranch, Sonoma, CA
  • Convention Center analysis, Medellin, Columbia
  • Angel Fire Resort, repositioning and expansion analysis New Mexico
  • Calgary Olympic Development Authority, Olympic site redevelopment strategy, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Aspen Skiing Corporation, Snowmass base area planning, Snowmass, CO
  • Silverado Resort Convention Center expansion plan, Napa, CA