Exclusive Resorts Director of Real Estate Acquisition & Development-Caribbean/Mexico Consultant-Senior Real Estate Acquisition & Development Exclusive Resorts is the largest luxury vacation destination club company with more than…

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Exclusive Resorts

Director of Real Estate Acquisition & Development-Caribbean/Mexico

Consultant-Senior Real Estate Acquisition & Development

Exclusive Resorts is the largest luxury vacation destination club company with more than 5.000 members and 1,000,000,000 in real estate owned.  Owned by Steve Case’s Revolution Ventures, Exclusive Resorts has been in operations for more than 10 years and is considered the gold standard for the destination club industry.

  • Secured real estate acquisitions in the Caribbean and Mexico totaling more than 76 homes in 7 destinations and more than $190,000,000 in home value which contributed to taking the company from an early entrant to market leader over first 2 years
  • Real estate acquisitions and dispositions primarily occurred in association with, or adjacent to, five star hotels and resorts (Four Seasons, St. Regis, Auberge, Ritz Carlton, Rosewood, Raffles) which resulted in multiple trophy asset destinations
  • Acquisition work included complete due diligence feasibility, legal negotiations and appraisal analysis resulting in significant reduction in third party costs
  • Negotiation and engagement of hotel management, branding service and amenity agreements with five star branded and independent hotel/resort operators
  • Management of construction/improvement activities remotely and onsite
  • Inspection/punch list management prior to delivery and occupancy of homes
  • Negotiation and purchase of furniture, fixtures and equipment
  • Sourcing, negotiation and securing interim leased properties while purchased homes were under development
  • Reduction in operational costs of the club due to aggressive negotiation of management and services agreements
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Portico Club by Exclusive Resorts

Consultant-Director of Portfolio Procurement

Portico is a private members only club offering a collection of private, luxury vacation homes in the world’s most sought-after vacation destinations like Bora Bora,  Los Cabos,  Bahamas,  Nantucket, Telluride,  Newport Beach,  Sonoma and Tuscany. Each Portico member has a personal travel planner to help take care of the planning and booking, from simply recommending the best place to learn to surf, to planning an entire vacation itinerary.  Members also have the flexibility to travel whenever they like, with no blackout dates or ling-term commitments at luxurious vacation residences like Esperanza, trump Tower, Vdara and Viceroy.  Being a Portico member means being free to truly detach and be completely immersed in every moment with your loved ones.  After all, vacations are about more than just getting away.  They are about getting together.

  • Provide hospitality and resort real estate acquisition and development services
  • Partnering with four and five star branded and unbranded resort developments around the world in order to offer their properties exclusively to Portico club members
  • Sales and marketing consultation
  • Business development including partnerships with leading luxury branded tour, yacht and cruise companies

Punta Mita (Ranchos H5A/Semu del Centro, SA de CV)– Punta de Mita, Mexico

Consultant-Development, Sales and Marketing Services

Semu del Centro is a development company owned by Juan Carlos Yamin based in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.  They are upscale villa and project developers responsible for some of the very best individual homes in Costa Banderas, Punta Mita and Puerto Vallarta.  H5A is a 40 acre beach front parcel of land adjacent to the Ranchos section of Punta Mita.

  • Provide architecture, landscape and layout consultation
  • Negotiated a partnership with the leading fractional company in the world (SV Capital-Timbers Resorts)
  • Completed a sales and marketing analysis for multiple sales strategies including destination club, fractional, whole ownership and hotel
  • Capital raising advisory services
  • Secured hotel branding and operating agreement term sheetspuntamita

Quintess Collection- Multiple Caribbean and Mexico Destinations

Consultant-Advisory Services for Acquisitions

The Quintess Collection is the second largest luxury vacation club currently in operation.  With more than 60 destinations and 200 properties within five star projects around the world, they are considered one of the original leaders within the space.  Their corporate partnerships involve the PGA and other ultra luxury brand operations.  They the services and amenities of a five star resort setting combined with residential style accommodations.

  • Identified and coordinated initial negotiations for more than $40,000,000 in resort residential property in Mexico, the Caribbean and the United States
  • Helped perform market studies including regional comparable sales
  • Advisory for floor plans, amenities, architecture/design and property management agreements

Epiphany Club- Villas del Mar- Palmilla, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Consultant-Advisory Services for Acquisitions

Epiphany Club was a start up luxury destination club with more than 10 destinations and 40 properties based in Cherry Creek, Colorado.

  • Negotiated a potential purchase of more than $25,000,000 in resort residential real estate within Villas del Mar, Palmilla