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Conejo Valley FEC

Initial schematic design and feasibility analysis of proposed family entertainment center to serve an upscale community of the Conejo Valley area of greater Los Angeles. Work included facilities recommendations, guest events and activities, and strategic marketing considerations.

 

Sierra Crossing Mixed-Use District

Tenant mix, leasing, and anchor tenant strategies for mixed-use district planned for Bakersfield, California.

 

Strategic marketing and leasing support to ownership involved with large landholding in the vicinity of Bakersfield, California.

 

Work including consideration of project naming convention and selection of project name. Also provided retailer presence grid and analysis for retailers in the region, and those that were not. Work included collaboration with owner’s team and project architect on land planning issues for the mixed-use program of power center, lifestyle center, and general-purpose for-lease office buildings.

 

Rebecca’s Landing Mixed-Use

Acting as a retail-entertainment consultant, StoneCreek Partners provided master planning support to this mixed-use district proposed for Panama City Beach, Florida, including tenant mix, leasing strategy, and hotel branded products.

 

StoneCreek Partners provided conceptual design, market analysis, tenanting, and leasing plan preparation in support of this master-planned regional center. for the region that simply does not now exist. A planning issue in the conceptual plan was how to strengthen the connection between Big Box retailers, specialty Retail, and Restaurant Row districts that comprise the downtown area of the plan.

 

Rebecca’s Landing mixed-use district is envisioned to feature a top line-up of restaurants in Panama City Beach and the Bay County region, with the restaurants situated overlooking Lake Rebecca. Each of the restaurants share terrific views of the end-of-evening sound-and-light show that emanates from the center of the lake.

 

Silverbird Group

Management of Silverbird Mall portfolio, special events, and human resources, while an executive with the Silverbird Group.

 

Hotel Illyrian Resort

Owner representative for conceptual design phase in planning this destination resort for coastal Montenegro, in the south Ulcinj region.  Situated on the site of the existing Hotel Mediteran Ulcinj.  Design team included Kahler Slater Architects (USA), and Selim Resulbegovic of Ital Design (Montenegro).

 

Hotel Mediteran is a destination resort situated along the Adriatic coast, in the scenic coastal town of Ulcinj (Montenegro). StoneCreek Partners has provided owner representation support to the facilities management and development teams.

 

The property was purchased by Becovic Management Group, d.o.o., an affiliate of Chicago-based Becovic Management Group. Another Becovic affiliate organization, Becovic Holdings Corporation, manages Hotel Mediteran and provides owner representation for all renovation and new construction activity.

 

The Becovic organizations were founded by Husein Becovic, a native Montenegrin who emigrated to the U.S. in the 1960’s. Now retired from the business but active in philanthropy, Husein Becovic purchased Hotel Mediteran out of fondness for his hometown – Ulcinj – and in interest in initiating the greater economic development of the Ulcinj South Coast region.

 

The project is involves the redevelopment of a portion of an existing resort hotel, the Hotel Mediteran Ulcinj.

 

 

La Costa Ranch MPC

For this prominent master-planned residential community, in North San Diego County, work was in support of company’s overall business planning effort. Client organization was interested in understanding the financial comparison of various build-out strategies, exiting either through bulk land sale, finished lot takedowns to end builders, or hold and develop through end homebuilding. Work included “finished lot vs. builder pad” take-down scenarios.

 

BCE Development had acquired this North San Diego County master-planned community with substantial remaining build-out inventory, as part of a portfolio acquisition of major land developments. A business plan with detailed market and financial analysis was prepared, for use by California senior management of this major Canadian company, in presenting to the Board of Directors various alternatives for disposition and/or development. One key strategic marketing issue in the business planning effort, was the amount and type of senior housing (independent living, assisted living, skill nursing, etc.) to be included in the land use plan.

 

The La Costa Ranch property is part of he City of Carlsbad, a unique coastal community located about 35 miles north of the City of San Diego surrounded by mountains, lagoons and the Pacific Ocean. The City’s overall build-out population is about 135,000 residents based upon a total dwelling unit cap ratified by Carlsbad votes in the November 1986 election. While a smaller, coastal community, Carlsbad is the location of multimedia, biomedical, electronic, and light industrial businesses.

 

Mercado del Lago Shopping Center

Leasing plan and financial analysis for planned shopping center in Rancho Santa Margarita, California.

 

Extensive financial analysis was prepared in collaboration with client organization’s CFO, in tandem with ongoing land use master planning and experiential design efforts for this town center facility in the heart of this highly-successful master-planned community.

 

The City of Rancho Santa Margarita is a result of a handshake land deal where James C. Flood and Richard O’Neill, Sr. purchased the property and later, O’Neill deeded his land holdings to his son, Jerome, under whose leadership the ranch grew to 230,000 acres and spanned three counties. The holdings later become home to such communities as Mission Viejo and Rancho Santa Margarita. The Rancho Santa Margarita landholding traces its history to the Shoshonean Native American Indian trible known as the Acagchemen. The community is situated along the foothills of the Santa Ana Mountains, master planned as an urban village.

 

Los Angeles Metro Rail

Development strategies, including financial and market analysis, for joint pubic-private development opportunities at Metro Rail stations.

 

Joint development refers to commercial development that is encouraged at such stations stops as part of the overall regional economic strategy for such transportation development. Work effort included a market study with financial recommendations to document the fiscal economic impact of such joint development strategies.

 

Metro Rail is an urban rail system serving Los Angeles County, California. It consists of six lines, including two rapid transit subway lines (the Red and Purple lines) and four light rail lines (the Blue, Green, Gold and Expo lines) serving 80 stations.

 

Coto de Caza MPC

Acted as a master-planned community consultant to JMB Realty in connection with ongoing build-out of this major Orange County planned residential golf community.   Focused residential product and financial analysis in support of ongoing builder sales program, at this resort-style master-planned golf community in Orange County, California.   Financial analysis in support of residential product concepting, subdivision build-out, for Owner’s land development team involved with planning and developing this master-planned Orange County community.

 

Working with project team members including land planning, civil engineering, entitlement representatives, and in-house client project management and financial staff, the various financial analysis included builder residual calculations to support land sale negotiations to third-party home builders.

 

Coto de Caza is one of Orange County’s leading master-planned communities. The MPC includes golf courses, equestrian facilities, horse trails, and extensive pathways and hiking trails for residents, all in one of Orange County’s more rural settings.