Developer to Build Resort on Shuttered Sugar Loaf (Mich.) Property

By | October 23, 2017

The former ski area has sat vacant for 17 years, but developer Jeff Katofsky plans to revive the property by building a year-round, four-star resort by 2022. The resort would likely feature environmentally friendly amenities such as a geothermal energy system, and may partner with a neighboring entity to offer golf. Jeff Katofsky, a developer and […]

Investment Firm to Buy Turtle Bay Resort for $330M

By | October 23, 2017

New York-based Blackstone has struck a deal to purchase the Kahuku, Hawaii property, and employees say changes are already being made. The 1,300-acre property includes undeveloped land with entitlements to build an additional 725 homes and hotel units. New York-based real estate investment firm Blackstone has struck a $330 million deal to buy the Turtle […]

Shadow Wood CC Unveils Tennis Facility Project

By | October 23, 2017

The Bonita Springs, Fla., property has wrapped up a five-month renovation that rebuilt all nine courts, installing new bases, irrigation, lines, nets and Har-Tru clay. The facilities now offer an enhanced landscape design, a new water feature, and stadium seating for more than 250 spectators. Shadow Wood Country Club in Bonita Springs, Fla., has completed […]

Workers File Class-Action Wage-Theft Lawsuit Against Terranea Resort

By | October 23, 2017

A group of workers at the Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., property allege numerous wage and hour violations, denial of meal and rest breaks, failure to reimburse employees for work supplies, and uncompensated travel time for employees directed to park in off-site lots several miles away and take company shuttles. A new class action wage theft […]

12 Acres of Tannery Waste Buried Under Boulder Creek GC

By | October 23, 2017

Neighbors of the Belmont, Mich., property are worried about the safety of their wells after learning that tannery waste from Wolverine World Wide is buried four feet under the golf course’s range sand and topsoil. This summer, another nearby Wolverine tannery sludge dump created a plume of hazardous chemicals discovered at extremely high levels in wells. Neighbors of Boulder […]

$2M in Improvements Planned for Palmer Hills GC

By | October 20, 2017

The municipal facility in Bettendorf, Iowa, will undergo changes over four phases through 2021. The property will see improvements to the driving range, a new putting course named The Bluffs at Palmer Hills, a new 1,500-sq. ft. service building, and a new short course called Links at Palmer Hills. Funding for the project is expected […]