Golf Real Estate

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What remarkable has Golf Business Monitor achieved in 2022?

By: 2023. 01. 04.

It was great to see the growing interest in the Golf Business Monitor: campaigns, webinars, interviews, etc., in 2022. Feedspot has just ranked Golf Business Monitor as the #1 B2B golf business blog & as the #22 best golf blog in the world! Thanks to…

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Is La Cala Resort Solana Village worth considering for any purpose?

By: 2022. 12. 12.

As much as I like the La Cala Resort's golf courses (Cabell B. Robinson design), and Spa & Wellness Center, now I am struggling with how to get excited about the new Solana Village. I cannot say that…

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How will the Vietnamese Silk Path Golf attract golf tourists & boost golf tourism?

By: 2022. 12. 05.

I am very impressed and fascinated by Vietnam's efforts to grow golf tourism in the country. Another example is Silk Path Golf's 18-hole course designed by Sir Nick Faldo. In principle, the new golf course will be ready…

La Hacienda Alcaidesa Links Golf Resort golf course

Who should La Hacienda Alcaidesa Links Golf Resort choose as its hotel partner?

By: 2022. 09. 05.

In February I shared with you that Millenium Hospitality - listed on the MAB since the 4th of July 2019 - acquired 90,000 square meters for 33.2 million Euros in the estate known as La Hacienda de San Roque in 2019. Today…

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Who will enjoy the new Kumquat community of Las Colinas Golf & Country Club?

By: 2022. 07. 27.

Already in 2018, I found impressive apartments in Las Colinas Golf & Country Club (south of the Costa Blanca, in Alicante). I found in a European Tour Properties study: "Homes within golf resorts are worth 19% more on…

Alcaidesa Links - La Hacienda Alcaidesa Links Golf Resort

La Hacienda Alcaidesa Links Golf Resort: golf and luxury by the sea. How?

By: 2022. 02. 22.

The Millenium Hospitality has acquired 90,000 square meters for 33.2 million Euros in the estate known as La Hacienda de San Roque in 2019. Today it is called La Hacienda Alcaidesa Links Golf Resort. With this acquisition Millenium…

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How does Mandarin Oriental define wellness at Costa Navarino?

By: 2022. 02. 14.

A year ago, McKinsey estimated the global wellness market at more than $1.5 trillion, with annual growth of 5 to 10%.  Their explanation was people are keen on spending on their personal wellness. The wellness economy fell by…

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W Costa Navarino is inspired by the region’s traditional residential areas

By: 2022. 01. 17.

I’m reading the 2022 hotel trends right now. That’s why I’m very curious about how well Costa Navarino’s new hotel, W Costa Navarino, meets the latest hotel trends. W Hotels is one of the luxury hotel chains of…

Concor Golf GNK Golf with great bunker

What should Concor Golf improve at GNK Golf’s 4 Nicklaus championship courses?

By: 2022. 01. 04.

You probably haven't heard much of the Luxemburg-based Concor Golf yet even though it was founded by golf industry veteran Jon Schauder (20+ years at Troon). What really caught me in Concor Golf’s results-oriented approach and low-risk proposition…

Abu Dhabi Golf Club clubhouse

How smart will be the enhanced clubhouse of the Abu Dhabi Golf Club?

By: 2021. 09. 28.

You must have heard that Aldar Properties sold the Abu Dhabi Golf Club Complex for $49 million in 2020. The new owner is a financial investor. Following new ownership at the start of 2021, the Club is now…

Las Colinas Golf Country Club WOW Beach

What has Las Colinas Golf & Country Club achieved in 10 years?

By: 2021. 07. 13.

I had been to Las Colinas Golf & Country Club (managed by Troon) on a FAM trip in 2018. I can still remember the challenging, Cabell B. Robinson-designed golf course. Jon Brook (Director of Golf & Sports) gave…

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Rheingolf on the Green an Open-Air Golf Show in Germany: 20-22nd August

By: 2021. 07. 12.

It seems like we are over the hardest part of the COVID-19 pandemic. Of course, this does not necessarily mean that trade shows like Rheingolf will return to their original format or will not move towards holding them…

Yas Acres golf course in the future

How long should we wait for the Yas Acres golf course?

By: 2021. 07. 06.

To understand my impatience, we have to go back in time to 2016. The golf design company Fry/Straka has completed plans for a new nine-hole golf course in Abu Dhabi, UAE in 2016. Yas Acres golf course is…

La Reserva Villa El Dorado Sotogrande El Mirador gated community

How quickly the properties of La Reserva Club’s El Mirador sold out!

By: 2021. 06. 30.

I have got an impression, as the pandemic eases, we will be very much looking for single-family homes, private outdoor space, and enough room to work remotely. This is likely to boost luxury home sales in 2021. Smadar…

QHotels Group Oulton Hall clubhouse

What development will the QHotels Group use the £2m for?

By: 2021. 06. 01.

Before I would share with you QHotels Group's investment plans, it is worth understanding what are the expectations in the hospitality industry in the UK. Here are some interesting insights to consider Over 50% of UK travelers are…

Chris Duffy Modry Las Golf Resort new general manager

What concerns Modry Las Golf Resort’s management the most?

By: 2021. 02. 07.

Last time I asked Chris Duffy CMDip about the challenges of golf club committees & boards. His article was so popular among golf club managers that I thought to interview him this time. Since his article, Chris Duffy…

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What will La Reserva Club’s private jet concierge like?

By: 2020. 08. 31.

Probably you have already heard that luxury hotels are starting to offer private jet concierge service to their guests. Four Seasons (in cooperation with NetJets) for instance, launched its private jet service in 2015. You will find also…

Harmony apartments at La Cala Resort

La Cala Resort €13.5 million project: 56 new luxury apartments.

By: 2020. 08. 24.

The Andalucían property market represents 20% of the Spanish property market. When we are talking about the Andalucían property market, we cannot neglect the overseas tourism market. The final total of foreign tourists was 12,079,071 in 2019. This…

Oaks Prague managed by Troon Prive FAM trip 2020 August

Will Oaks Prague be a true luxury residential community?

By: 2020. 08. 22.

Early this week I had been on a FAM trip to Oaks Prague (Czech Republic). Before I would share my impressions and thoughts about the golf resort it is interesting to understand the needs and expectations of affluent…

SO Sotogrande Resort & Spa

Where will be the 1st SO/ Hotel in Spain?

By: 2020. 01. 15.

We can say good-bye soon to Almenara Hotel at Sotogrande. The Sotogrande SA has agreed with Accor’s luxury, lifestyle brand SO/ Hotels & Resorts to launch the brand's 1st hotel in Spain. This will be the 8th SO/…