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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.

Golf Course Planning | Market Feasibility

Over three decades we have been involved in virtually every aspect of the golf industry, from initial market feasibility, to membership programs, re-positioning strategies, expansion plans, and operational audits. We have researched and been involved with literally hundreds of golf facilities and golf course architect both domestically and internationally. We understand the symbiotic relationship that exists between golf and creating value for other land uses. Representative engagements include the following:

  • Pebble Beach Company, economic impact of the Pebble Beach golf courses on the economy of Monterey Peninsula, CA
  • Beckham Properties Ltd, operational audit and re-positioning strategy for the Blackhawk and Bayonet golf courses, Ft Ord, CA
  • Pelas Development Company, development programming, membership recommendations, and operating plan for Santa Maria Golf and Country Club, Panama City, Panama
  • City of San Francisco, Harding Park re-positioning strategy, San Francisco, CA
  • Presidio Trust, management audit and lease evaluation, Presidio Golf Club, San Francisco, CA
  • Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, economic impact of expansion plan, Bandon, OR
  • The Harvest Club, operational analysis and membership evaluation, Kalowna, British Columbia, Canada
  • RJH Holdings, Phoenix Seagaia, operational audit, membership evaluation, and re-positioning strategy for three golf courses, Miyazaki, Japan