Resorts & Hospitality

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Marriott's Grand Hotel Resort, Golf Club and Spa

Point Clear, AL

Senior Project Manager for master planning to add 100 hotel rooms, a 25,000 square foot spa facility, and a significant family-oriented pool facility to this historic hotel property located on Mobile Bay. The final master plan included demolition of existing cottages, re-routing roadways and placing the proposed pool facility within masses of specimen oak clusters. Responsibilities included design and preparation of design-build documentation followed by bi-weekly construction observation trips for 6 months.

Awards:
SC Chapter, American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Honor Award for Design

Client: Retirement Services of AL (RSA), Montgomery, AL
Website link: marriott.com/hotels/travel/ptlal-grand-hotel-marriott-resort-golf-club-and-spa/
Company Affiliation: Wood+Partners Inc., Hilton Head Island, SC

Manchebo Beach Resort and Spa

Aruba

Senior Project Manager for preparation of redevelopment plans of this 70-room beachfront resort. Responsibilities included identification of elements needed to improve the AAA rating of the resort from 2 stars to 4 stars, identify opportunities and constraints, prepare conceptual diagrams of how the resort could be redeveloped and, most importantly, how it can be phased to maintain revenue and minimize impact on guests throughout the redevelopment process.

Client: Manchebo Beach Resort, Aruba
Website link: manchebo.com
Company Affiliation: WilsonMillerDesign, Tampa, FL

Marriott's Barony Beach Club

Hilton Head Island, SC

Sequel to Grande Ocean Resort for Marriott Vacation Club International. Senior Project Manager for master planning, entitlements and full landscape architectural services for this 255-unit oceanfront resort. Buildings were strategically placed to provide views to the ocean while preserving masses of specimen oak trees through the central portion of the site.

 

Client: Marriott Vacation Club International, Orlando, FL
Website link: marriottvacationclub.com/vacation-resorts/marriott-barony-beach-club/overview.shtml
Company Affiliation: Wood+Partners Inc., Hilton Head Island, SC

Marriott's Grande Ocean Resort

Hilton Head Island, SC

Senior Project Manager for the South Garden, a family-oriented pool area of this 285-unit oceanfront timeshare project. In order to not block views to the ocean, the space was designed as multiple smaller areas with ornamental trees and palms providing separation. Features include spray features, geysers, whirlpool, hot tubs, putting green, shuffleboard courts and grill areas.

Awards:
SC Chapter, American Society of Landscape Architecture (ASLA) Merit Award.

Client: Marriott Vacation Club International, Orlando, FL
Website link: marriottvacationclub.com/vacation-resorts/marriott-grande-ocean/overview.shtml
Company Affiliation: Wood+Partners Inc., Hilton Head Island, SC

Ritz-Carlton Lodge

Reynolds Plantation, Greensboro, GA

Senior Project Manager for the conceptual master planning and site design for this 5-star resort. The Lodge is located within Reynolds Plantation on Lake Oconee and offers a spa facility, pool, spa and access to the adjacent Rees Jones Golf Club.

 

Website link: ritzcarlton.com
Company Affiliation: Wood+Partners Inc., Hilton Head Island, SC

Disney Vacation Club

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Senior Project Manager responsible for master planning and permitting for this 175-unit interval occupancy project. Located on an island in Shelter Cove, the challenges were preservation of some of the largest live oak trees in the Hilton Head area while accommodating all the interval occupancy units and other program elements on the site, respecting all setbacks and buffers, and providing for fire access to all residential buildings.

Client: Disney Vacation Club, Orlando, FL
Website link: disneyvacationclub.disney.go.com/destinations/resorts/more/
Company Affiliation: Wood+Partners Inc., Hilton Head Island, SC