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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 | Mixed Use Development

Mixed use development has gained increasing importance in new development, urban infill and redevelopment locations as a means to build a sense of place and add vitality, extending both the services provided and the economic reach and value of the land. Examples of engagements which have focused largely on a mixed use approach include the following:

  • TCI Invest and Pagebrooke Enterprises, cruise port and resort master plan, Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Grupo Mexicana, development programming for Punta Diamonte, Acapulco, Mexico
  • Hunter Development and Ritz Carleton Clubs and Residences, San Francisco, CA
  • University of Guadalajara, surplus property development strategy, Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Vancouver Olympic Committee (VANOC), redevelopment strategy for selected Olympic venue sites, Vancouver, Canada
  • Burroughs & Chapin, redevelopment strategy for Myrtle Square Mall, Myrtle Beach, SC
  • AGRISAL SA, redevelopment and expansion strategy for Zona Rosa retail area, San Salvador, El Salvador
  • RJH Holdings, Phoenix Seagaia, redevelopment and repositioning strategy for mixed use resort, Miyazaki, Japan
  • Santa Barbara Plantation, master plan and repositioning strategy, Curacao, Dutch West Indies