Set on over 500 acres of beautiful countryside in the heart of England, The Belfry is a complete leisure, conference and golf destination featuring 324 rooms, a 25,000 square foot fitness center and spa, and 20,000 square feet of meeting space. Known as the ‘The spiritual home of the Ryder Cup,’ having hosted the event an unprecedented four times, The Belfry is the site of the world famous The Brabazon championship golf course, the PGA National Golf Academy and England’s only PGA-endorsed course, the PGA National. A subsidiary of the De Vere Group manages the hotel on behalf of KSL Capital Partners.
Since its founding in 1957, Dallas-based ClubCorp has operated with the central purpose of Building Relationships and Enriching Lives®. ClubCorp is a leading owner-operator of private golf and country clubs, business, sports, and alumni clubs in North America. ClubCorp owns or operates a portfolio of approximately 160 golf and country clubs, business clubs, sports clubs, and alumni clubs in 25 states, the District of Columbia and two foreign countries that serve over 370,000 members, with approximately 15,000 peak-season employees. ClubCorp Holdings, Inc. is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MYCC). ClubCorp properties include: Firestone Country Club (Akron, Ohio); Mission Hills Country Club (Rancho Mirage, California); Capital Club Beijing; and Metropolitan Club Chicago.
KSL and East West Partners have a partnership to pursue resort real estate acquisition and development opportunities throughout the United States. East West and KSL have a 25-year history of working together and developing resort real estate, dating back to their founders’ common time in Vail and Beaver Creek Resorts. The partnership is actively looking for existing and new development opportunities in first-class mountain, beach, and second-home resort real estate markets, seeking to capitalize on recent distress in these markets. Specifically, the partnership is targeting projects in need of completion, preferably ones with associated development opportunities. East West was founded in 1986 with the purchase of a single piece of land in a then emerging resort called Beaver Creek. Today, that development is a world-class destination and the cornerstone for a portfolio of acclaimed projects in the finest resort destinations across the United States. East West’s extensive resort development history includes hotels, condominiums, fractional ownership, spas, golf courses, restaurants, retail, and clubs. In all, East West has successfully developed more than 60 projects comprising more than $3.0 billion of residential and commercial real estate, while protecting and enhancing the existing natural environment. For more information on East West Partners, see eastwestpartners.com.
The James Royal Palm is featured as one of Conde Nast Traveler UK & US Magazine’s “Hot Hotels of 2013” and AAA Four Diamond rated beachfront retreat. Managed by the Denihan Group, the ideally-situated, oceanfront hotel offers a total of 393 guest rooms, including studios and suites, with the majority offering ocean views. A combination of personalized comfort, generous complimentary amenities, residentially-styled, artistically-inspired details and impeccable service, create an environment ideal for both business and leisure travelers. Just steps away from the beach and world famous Ocean Drive and Collins Avenue, the oceanfront beach retreat is located within the coveted and culturally-rich area of South Beach. The James Royal Palm provides guests with a location immersed in luxury retail, endless entertainment and an unmatched shopping experience.
Malmaison and Hotel du Vin are a unique collection of premier boutique hotels located throughout the United Kingdom. From its iconic buildings to the iconic dishes on its Brasserie and Bistro menus, Malmaison and Hotel du Vin dare to be different from other UK hotels. Each hotel is designed to cater for those who demand something different. People who are looking for a stylish stay, daring dining or an impressive events venue. You may check in to a converted castle prison, hospital, sugar refinery, or even a Royal Mail sorting office. But the difference doesn't stop there. Each Malmaison location is designed with flair and imagination, with sumptuous accommodation and daring touches around every corner. While each Hotel du Vin is elegant, yet unpretentious. Simple, yet sophisticated. Informal, yet luxurious.
Miraval is a wellness luxury spa resort located in the high Sonoran Desert of Tucson, Arizona and is dedicated to opening eyes, minds and hearts. Miraval focuses on sustainable living, casita-style guest accommodations and the spectacular new Life in Balance Spa. Miraval is consistently recognized by SpaFinder, Travel+Leisure and Condé Nast Traveler year after year.
Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows combined operations at the end of 2011 and offer skiers and riders over 6,000 acres, 44 lifts and over 270 trails on a common lift ticket.
Host of the 1960 Winter Olympics, Squaw Valley is internationally renowned for legendary terrain that spans 3,600 skiable acres, six peaks and 30 chairlifts, and ranges from an expansive mountaintop beginner area to unrivaled expert steeps, trees and bowls. Off the mountain, families relax in The Village at Squaw Valley, enjoying a host of restaurants, bars, boutiques and art galleries. Website: www.squaw.com
Ranked as a top winter resort by SKI Magazine, Alpine Meadows is known for its abundant and varied skiable terrain, family-friendly atmosphere, and innovative children’s ski and snowboard programs. Alpine’s seven powder bowls, groomed slopes, and authentic hospitality are among the many attributes that have made the resort a favorite of the local community and visitors alike. Alpine Meadows offers skiers and riders access to more than 100 trails across 2,400 skiable acres serviced by 14 lifts. Website: www.skialpine.com
The St. Regis Monarch Beach is a Forbes Five-Star, AAA Five-Diamond destination resort, located along the pristine shores of the Pacific Ocean in Dana Point, California. The resort features 400 luxury rooms and suites across 169 acres, with six ocean view restaurants -- including the Stonehill Tavern featuring Chef Michael Mina -- three swimming pools, the championship Monarch Beach Golf Links, and the award winning Spa Gaucin. The resort is managed by Starwood Hotels & Resorts.
KSL Recreation Corporation was a predecessor investment vehicle.