A PLANNING

AND DESIGN COLLABORATIVE

REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS

 

Andalusia, La Quinta, California

Master planning for 400 acre Phase 2 expansion of an existing 20 hole golf course and proposed  residential development.  The second phase involves the creation of an additional 7 holes of golf, approximately 400 residential sites, a 15 acre Crystal Lagoon feature, as well as, other water, recreation, trails and open space elements.

 

Anthem, Henderson, Nevada

Master planning consultation for 5,000 acre Del Webb development and Phase 1 golf course community known as Anthem in Henderson, Nevada.

 

Aqaba International Resort, Aqaba, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Master planning for international resort hotel, marina, and water park project to be developed within the South Coast Tourist Area  on the Gulf of Aqaba to promote international tourism.

 

Arrowhead, Edwards, Colorado

Residential golf course community and ski resort development master planning adjacent to Beaver Creek in Avon, Colorado.

 

Barton Creek, Austin, Texas

General consultation services associated with re-positioning of a number of undeveloped parcels of land within the existing golf course community.

 

Beaver Creek, Avon, Colorado

Original master plan, environmental impact statement, entitlements, site planning and landscape architecture services for overall resort as well as multiple projects including:  American Express/ Shearson Lehman Training Center ( Saddle Ridge), Bachelor Gulch, Greystone, Highlands Lodge, Highlands Townhomes, Highlands Slopeside, McCoy Peak Lodge and Stonegate Townhomes.

 

Ben Lomond Ski Field and Park Development Plan,
Ben Lomond National Park, Tasmania, Australia

Master recreation plan for Ben Lomond National Park.

 

Black Bull Ranch, Bozeman, Montana

Master plan for 485 acre private golf course community with 376 Club Homes, Homesites and Tom Weiskopf Signature golf course.

 

Boulders Resort, Carefree, Arizona

Revised resort master plan analysis and golf course routing analysis for 2nd-18 hole Jay Moorish golf course expansion, residential development site planning, design guidelines and landscape design.

 

Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Resort master planning and recommendations including: private residence club, townhouses, retail facilities and recreational amenities as addition to existing historic hotel.

 

Burqin Resort and Changhuer Vacation Town,  Xianjiang, China

Development consultation for major economic development program in northwestern China  including: a themed resort village, historic village redevelopment, recreational uses and major agricultural initiatives.

 

Calloway Gardens, Atlanta, Georgia

General consultation services.

 

Canyon Ranch, Tucson, Arizona

Facilities programming, site planning and general feasibility analysis for Canyon Ranch projects at: Rocking K Ranch-Tucson, Arizona; Three Sisters Resort-Canmore, B.C., Canada; Oasis Palmilla- Cabo San Lucas, BCS, Mexico.

 

Carara Bay, Central Pacific Coast, Costa Rica

Master planning  for 250 acre project and re-positioning recommendations from major marina, condominium and commercial development to an “Eco-Resort.”

 

Chautauqua, Boulder, Colorado

 Master planning and National Historic District designation for historic Boulder, Colorado site.

 

Club de Golf, Hacienda Chicureo, Piedra Roja, Santiago, Chile, S. A.

First phase golf course and residential development master plan for  1,000 hectare new community northwest of Santiago.  Services included: master planning, golf course design and implementation, architectural consultation for golf club house, and landscape design.

 

Copper Hills,  San Manuel, Pinal County, Arizona

Strategic planning for 4,400 acres of land and re-positioning of a former copper mine owned by BHP Copper.  The Planned Area Development Plan established “Smart Growth” principles as well as urban design recommendations for the historic community and “company town.”

 

Copper Mountain, Frisco, Colorado

Original master plan for major four season resort within the “I-70 Corridor.”

 

Crested Butte, Town of Mount Crested Butte, Colorado

Master planning of village core redevelopment for the Town of Mount Crested Butte. Master planning for residential community, “Prospect,” and conceptual master planning for Snodgrass Mountain Village.

 

Crosswater, Sun River, Oregon

Master plan for residential community and golf course including  architectural design consultation for golf clubhouse.

 

Crystal Springs, Bangkok, Thailand

Master planning and general feasibility assessment for 18 hole golf course and residential development.

 

Durango Mountain Resort Parks Plan, Durango, Colorado

Master plan and landscape design recommendations for proposed recreation area facilities.

 

Desert Highlands, Scottsdale, Arizona

Master Planning, entitlement, golf clubhouse consulting architect, landscape design services,

regulatory documents, and residential design.

 

Deep Water Cay, Grand Bahamas Island, The Bahamas

General consultation for internationally renowned bone fishing resort in the Bahamas.

 

Desert Mountain, Scottsdale, Arizona

Cochise Ridge and Saquaro Forest Estates master planning.

 

Eagle Ranch, Eagle, Colorado

Master planning for 7,500 acre “New Urbanism” community and 18 hole golf course.

 

ERC-Garden Park Project, Belgium

Design  consultation services to RPS Group for an “archetypal historic garden” and exhibition theme park to be built in northeast Belgium on reclaimed coal mining site.

 

Espiritu, San Jose del Cabo, BCS, Mexico

Master planning for 120 unit villa expansion and recreation center to Villas del Mar.

 

Forest Highlands, Flagstaff, Arizona

Master plan and entitlement services for 18 hole  Weiskopf-Moorish golf course, golf clubhouse design and landscape design.

 

Granby Ranch, Granby, Colorado

GDA has provided master planning services for Granby Ranch since 1995.  The property consists of 5,000 acres of private land entitled for 4,349 units.  Over 400 acres are devoted to skiing together with an 18 hole golf course, mountain bike park, and over 3 miles of gold medal fly fishing.

 

Gray’s Station, Truckee, California

Master planning for golf course community, 18 hole Jacobson-Hardy golf course, and mixed-use retail center.

 

Hassayampa, Prescott, Arizona

Master planning for residential golf course community and 18 hole Weiskopf golf course.

 

Green Valley Ranch, High Performance Learning Center, Denver, Colorado

Site planning for a “net zero” educational campus incorporating LEED Design and sustainability initiatives.

 

Hell's Point Lake and Water Sports Oasis, Buckeye, Arizona

Hell’s Point is a proposed integrated water sports, beach, retail, fishing and spectator experience venue that emphasizes the action and adventure life style.  The property has been annexed and is in the process of being entitled for development in Buckeye, Arizona.  It is intended to capitalize on the most unique private water resource in the Phoenix metropolitan area, a climate with 300 days of sunshine, a population of 4,500,00 with a median age of 33 and with an estimated annual visitation of 13,500,000 visitors per year.

 

High Lonesome Ranch/High Lonesome Institute, Garfield County, (DeBeque), Colorado

High Lonesome Ranch comprises 35,000 acres of private land near Grand Junction, Colorado.   Within this land assemblage will be the High Lonesome institute ,a 300 acre research campus devoted to environmental science, applied research, landscape restoration and wildlife management programs on an unprecedented scale.  GDA , together with Connect One Design, Cutler-Anderson Architects, and Lake Flato-Architects, has been responsible for overall master planning and design coordination of the proposed campus.

 

Hidden Meadow Ranch, Apache County, Arizona

Architectural design services for  31 Club Cabins to be developed at Hidden Meadow Ranch recognized by Conde Nast as one of their “Most Excellent Ranches.”

 

 

Hotel del Coronado, San Diego, California

General planning and design consultation services for Lowe Enterprises with respect to re-positioning of the  historic Coronado Island hotel.

 

Hotel Palmilla (The One and Only Palmilla), Cabo San Lucas, BCS, Mexico

Master planning for existing hotel expansion, fractional ownership units and new beach club.

 

Hokulia, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

Master planning for 1,550 acre private residential community, 18 hole Jack Nicklaus signature golf course, 140 acre ocean park and landscape design consultation.

 

Horseshoe Bend, Boise, Idaho

General feasibility analysis for 3,500 acre residential community, hotel-conference center, and 18 hole golf course.

 

Island Lake Resort, Fernie, British Columbia, Canada

Master planning for 7,000 acre property, lodge and residential uses oriented to “cat skiing,” back country climbing and hiking and summer fly fishing.  Over 90% of the property will remain as an open space reserve.

 

Inglewood Golf Club, Seattle, Washington

Golf clubhouse expansion and long range improvements analysis to existing golf clubhouse.

 

Keopuka, Kealekekua, Hawaii

Master planning and feasibility analysis for 660 acre golf course, residential community, ocean park and interpretive center.

 

Langtry Estate and Vineyards and Guenoc Winery, Napa and Lake Counties, California

Development analysis and re- zoning processing for 21,493 acre vineyard and winery owned by Malulani Investments.  Services included recommendations for expanded vineyards, resort, high-end residential, hotel and golf development.

 

La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club, La Jolla, California

Existing facilities analysis, expansion and redevelopment recommendations.

 

La Parva, Santiago, Chile, S.A.

Existing ski resort expansion and base area design recommendations and master plan.

 

Lahontan, Truckee, California

Master planning and design recommendations.

 

Las Campanas, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Master planning for 4,800 acre residential community, 36 hole Jack Nicklaus signature golf course and equestrian community.  Services included: entitlement, Design Guidelines, and landscape design.

 

Las Brisas de Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo, Chile, S.A.

Master plan, golf course design and construction supervision, golf clubhouse design consultation and landscape design for 750 acre coastal residential development.

 

Las Brisas de Chicureo, Santiago, Chile

Master plan, golf course design and golf clubhouse design consultation for 36 hole golf course and residential community.

 

Lee's Pond Lodge, Big Sky, Montana

Lee’s Pond Lodge is a project under consideration related to a request by a prominent resort hotel development group to investigate the general feasibility and development potential  to create a boutique resort hotel and private residence development at Moonlight Basin in Big Sky, Montana.

 

Loreto Paraisio, Loreto, Baja California Sur, Mexico

Master planning for 6,000 acre proposed resort development including:  major marina, multiple hotels, 4 golf courses and residential community to be developed by FEDESA north of Loreto, Mexico.

 

Lost Canyon, Scottsdale, Arizona

Master Planning, architectural design and landscape design services for gated residential community in north Scottsdale.

 

Mahukona, North Kohala, Hawaii

General consultation for 19,000 acres of property on north coast of Hawaii. Master planning for 500 acre first phase development including: 18 hole golf course, resort hotel, and residential development adjacent to historic Mahukona harbor on the Big Island of Hawaii.

 

Makena, Waimea, Maui, Hawaii

Master planning for approximately 1,800 acres of land south of Wailea

 for Morgan Stanley Company and Dowling & Company.  Services included: comprehensive master planning for all aspects of the property including replacement of the former Maui Prince Hotel with a “Resort Village,” site planning for  diverse residential products, golf course design and golf clubhouse coordination and the development of proposed community-wide sustainability initiatives.

 

Martis 25, Northstar Resort, Truckee, California

Site Planning, design guidelines preparation and general consultation for 25 “ski in-ski out” home sites near the Ritz Carlton mid-mountain hotel.

 

Mauna Lani Resort, Kohala, Hawaii

Overall revised master plan consultation and planning in anticipation of future growth and expansion.  Services included: golf course routing recommendations ( for potentially 5 golf courses); consultation on programming and site planning for expansion of the existing golf clubhouse and practice range; detailed site planning for: the Beach Club, The Cape Estates, Champion Ridge,  the Recreation Center and Tennis Courts, the Villages Residential and Retail Complex; as well as landscape, signage and general circulation recommendations.

 

Moonlight Basin, Big Sky, Montana

Master planning and re-positioning recommendations for existing ski resort and residential community on 28,000 acres of land.  The planning assignment specifically addressed: golf course routing-development implications, programming and urban design recommendations for a new pedestrian village, ski area expansion and supporting services recommendations, recreational amenities master plan, and supporting documents for each for purposes of financial planning and entitlements.

 

Mountainside East, Northstar Resort, Truckee, California

Strategic planning for 1,l00 acre/1,l00 unit entitled future development expansion for East West Partners.

 

Mountainstar, Avon, Colorado

Master planning for 650 acre gated mountain residential community on the “counter slope” to Beaver Creek in the Avon region of the “I-70” corridor.

 

Mount Baldy, Heilonggjiang Province, Peoples Republic of China

Development feasibility analysis for potential ski resort development in Heilongjiang Province focusing on 16,000 acres of terrain.  “Mount Baldy” became Yabuli Ski Resort, the largest ski resort in Northeastern China,  and the site of the 1996 Winter Asian Games and  host to many other national and international events.

 

Nautical Inn and Beachfront Resort,  Lake Havasu, Arizona

Re-positioning and redevelopment  recommendations for existing hotel, golf course and marina.

 

Nantucket Golf Club, Nantucket, Massachusetts

Master planning, golf clubhouse design, and landscape design services and golf course routing services in coordination with Ree Jones.  In addition, GDA provided overall planning and design management including environmental impact statement preparation and entitlements.

 

Northwest Landing, Dupont, Washington

Golf course design and master planning consultation, in conjunction with Calthorpe Associates, for new 3,000 acre mixed use planned community,  business park, and 18 hole Home Golf Course developed by Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Co.

 

Northstar Highlands, Truckee, California

General consultation services to East-West Partners with respect to approximately 1,100 acres of mountain terrain, ski trail and real estate development potential in the vicinity of the mid-mountain Ritz Carlton Hotel at Northstar.

 

Oasis Palmilla, Cabo San Lucas, BCS, Mexico

Master planning, landscape design and regulatory documents for 40 exclusive residential home sites on the Palmilla golf course.

 

Ocean Club-Atlantis, Nassau, The Bahamas

Master planning for Ocean Club residential area and golf course in conjunction with Tom Weiskopf.

 

Ocean Hammock, Palm Coast, Florida

Master plan revisions; golf clubhouse, beach club, and hotel design recommendations for Lowe Development in conjunction with Jack Nicklaus signature golf course.

 

Old Greenwood, Truckee, California

Master planning for residential golf course community and Jack Nicklaus signature golf course.

 

Palm Bay, Tarhazout, Morocco

Resort and golf course feasibility analysis.

 

Paradiso San Carlos, Mexico

The Paradiso San Carlos project is a 38 hectare site located a short distance north of San Carlos bordering the Sea of Cortez in the State of Sonora, Mexico.  Initially developed by Club Med as a resort hotel site, the site was purchased by a private development group with intentions to totally redevelop the property.  GDA was retained to provide development feasibility analyses of various development options recommended by market consultants  that included: Hotel/Beach Club, various residential products, and commercial uses.

 

Parque Las Americas, Santiago, Chile, S.A.

Central riverfront park master plan and feasibility study for property adjacent to the UNESCO site in Santiago.

 

Phoenician Hotel, Phoenix, Arizona

Master planning, golf course design services, and landscape design services for 250 acre resort hotel comprising: 556 guest rooms, 25 casitas, 27 holes of golf, an 11 court “Tennis Garden,” extensive water features, interior and exterior landscaping.

 

Paradise Valley Country Club, Paradise Valley, Arizona

General consultation and site planning services representing membership interests with respect to $26 million, 60,000 square foot golf clubhouse, golf course improvements, and new tennis complex.

 

Peninsula Papagayo, Golfo de Papagayo, Costa Rica

Development feasibility analysis and conceptual development planning for new 200 slip marina facility and proposed “Hillside Village” project as additional improvements to the existing Four Seasons Hotel and golf course development.

 

Pioneer Crossing, Austin, Texas

Master planning for 1,750 acre commercial center, residential development and business park now occupied by Samsung.

 

Plum Creek, Roslyn, Washington

Development feasibility analysis for 7,500 acres of property owned by Plum Creek Timber Company, now known as Suncadia.

 

Playa Valtierra, Punta San Basilio, Loreto, Mexico

Master planning for potential “Boutique Hotel and Eco-Resort” as re-positioning recommendation for element of larger project, Punta San Basilio.

 

Punta Gorda Resort Hotel, Punta Gorda, Mexico

Located 75 miles north of Puerta Vallarta on the Riviera Nayarit, the Punta Gorda project comprises 180 acres of land with beautiful beaches north and south of a prominent “headland.”  The proposed resort includes a branded luxury resort hotel, beach club and spa, plus resort branded ocean and view oriented residential estates.

 

Punta Lobos, Todo Santos, BCS, Mexico

Master planning and feasibility analysis for 60 unit “Boutique Hotel,” SPA and 18 hole golf course.

 

Punta San Basilio, Loreto, Mexico

Master planning for 12,000 acre proposed development including: marina for 250 slips, marina village, several hotels, 18 hole golf course , equestrian facilities, and residential development.

 

Rancho Cielo, Belen ( Albuquerque), New Mexico

Master planning for 6,448 acre new community involving: 19 neighborhoods of varying residential products,  densities, and price points directed towards multi-generational buyers; a mixed use Town Center and  a wide range of recreational uses.  A key first phase element is the 750 acre Rancho Cielo Alternative Energy Park and Industrial Center with rail and interstate highway access.

 

Rancho Vistoso, Oro Valley, Tucson, Arizona

Master plan and entitlements for 8,000 acre new community that includes: 3 golf courses, multiple residential products, a 3,000 acre Del Webb community for senior living, and a business park.

 

Rincon Bluff Beach Resort, Carpinteria, California

Development feasibility analysis for 160 unit coastal hotel and conference facility overlooking Rincon Beach.

 

Rocking K Ranch, Tucson, Arizona

 Master planning for residential community, resort hotel, 36 hole golf course, and University of Arizona Retirement Village  for retired faculty and alumni devoted to additional education and learning pursuits.

 

Rancho Colorado, Tohoku, (Sendai) Japan

Master planning for western style “themed” resort.

 

Royal Barbados, Barbados

Master planning and development feasibility analysis for proposed golf and hotel development project on 2,200 acres of land near Bridgetown, Barbados.

 

Santa Barbara Ranch, Santa Barbara, California

Development and entitlement feasibility analysis for 500 acres of coastal property west of Santa Barbara.

 

Saguaro, Scottsdale, Arizona

The “Saguaro Project” is an investigation into the feasibility of developing a new urban hotel, condominium and retail redevelopment project for a premier site within the Scottsdale Civic Center and Cultural Entertainment area..

 

Sierra Reserve, Scottsdale, Arizona

Conceptual  site planning and program development for central Members Clubhouse facility for new residential community located adjacent to The Golf Club of Scottsdale.

 

Sinobo Beijing International Business Park Master Plan Competition, Beijing, China

Master planning consultation for major business/research park, hotel and golf course near the Summer Palace World Heritage Site in Beijing.

 

Sun River, Sun River ( Bend), Oregon

Commercial area redevelopment analysis and recommendations to existing resort improvements.

 

Snoqualmie Ridge, Snoqualmie, Washington

Master plan and entitlement for new residential golf course community developed by Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Company.  The 18 hole Jack Nicklaus golf course is the venue for the annual Senior PGA tournament rotation.

 

Spanish Peaks, Big Sky,Montana

The Club at Spanish Peaks is a 5,700 acre residential community featuring skiing at Big Sky Resort, an 18 hole Tom Weiskopf signature golf course, rustic “National Park Themed” golf clubhouse and lodge currently under  construction.  GDA provided a full range of master planning and entitlements services.  The project has been recognized as the highest ranked Golf Community in the Rockies by Travel and Leisure Magazine.

 

Spillar Ranch, Austin, Texas

Master plan for proposed 300 unit Hyatt hotel and golf course.

 

Stone Eagle, Palm Springs, California

Master plan for 700 acre private golf course and residential community featuring Tom Doak signature golf course.

 

Suncadia, Roslyn, Washington

General master planning recommendations and village urban design consultation for 6,000 acre resort including 3 golf courses, hotel, recreation facilities and numerous residential products.

 

Sundance Ski Area, Provo, Utah

Master plan and design consultation services for 1,600 acre existing ski area and performing arts center.

 

Ship Harbor, Anacortes, Washington

Master plan.

 

Shelter Bay, Revelstoke, British Columbia, Canada

Master planning and development feasibility analysis for 5,000 acre property overlooking Arrow Lake.

 

Three Sisters, Canmore -Banff, Alberta, Canada

Project re-positioning analysis and recommendations for 3,000 acre proposed development including: 2-18 hole golf courses, 168,000 square foot mixed-use retail center, resort hotel, wellness center and a variety of residential units and densities.

 

The Reserve, Indian Wells, California

Master plan, architectural design and landscape design consultation.

 

The Rim, Payson, Arizona

Master planning, entitlement, golf clubhouse design consultation and landscape design services.

 

Terranea, Rancho Palos Verdes, California

Site planning recommendations for major coastal hotel, casitas, villas and 9 hole golf course.

 

Union Bay, Union Bay ( Comox) Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

Master planning and development feasibility analysis for 800 acres of waterfront/water view property.  Master plan elements include: 3,344 residential units of various product types and densities, a proposed 18 hole Gil Hanse golf course, 185 slip marina, 375,000 square feet of retail/office uses, and a 150 unit marina hotel and retail village.

 

Vail and Vail Lionshead, Vail, Colorado

Comprehensive master planning, urban design, site planning and landscape design services to Vail Associates from 1970- 1985.

 

Valle Escondido, Santiago, Chile, S.A.

Master plan and unique 9 hole golf course design as central park and garden amenity to high density residential development.  Golf Clubhouse programming and design consultation.

 

Vista Serena, Cabo San Lucas, BCS, Mexico

Master planning for 1,300 acre mixed- use residential community including resort hotel, beach club, 18 hotel golf course being developed by Montage Hotels.

 

Whistler-Blackcomb, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

Whistler Village Town Centre and Phase 1 master planning and design consultation.

 

Wynyard, Billingham, Cleveland, England

In conjunction with Brian Clouston Partners, general master plan consultation for 6,000 acre country estate.  The proposed development envisioned refurbishing the historic manor estate into a hotel and conference center, with residential development and golf.

 

Wyoming Club (Three Creek Ranch), Jackson, Wyoming

Conceptual master planning and golf course routing for 710 acre development featuring a Rees Jones golf course, 85 cabins, 45 estate lots and 6-35 acre estates with “spring creek” fly fishing as a central recreation amenity.

 

Xaac, Cancun, Mexico

Golf course and hotel feasibility analysis for project proposed on” Mayan Riviera “ south of Cancun.

 

XS Ranch, Bastrop ( Austin), Texas

Master planning for residential community on 8,000 acres of property on the Little Colorado River involving: a retirement community, golf, equestrian uses and a variety of housing products configured around an extensive network of open space and continuing ranch uses.