Development Advisory Services
RDC’s experienced principals advise and assist in the development process, working with developers, land planners and architects to conceptualize the optimal design program based on identified site and market opportunities and constraints. Through RDC’s extensive involvement in numerous hotel and resort projects throughout the Caribbean Basin and Latin America, the Firm’s principals have gained an invaluable perspective and first-hand experience in international tourism markets. This experience gives RDC’s clients a competitive advantage in identifying, planning and developing new projects. The following shows a listing of selected development consulting assignments conducted by RDC hospitality consultants.
VIEQUES AND CULEBRA ISLANDS TOURISM DEVELOPMENT PLAN
Tourism master plan study for the Puerto Rico Department of Economic Development and Commerce.
BOUTIQUE RESORT REDEVELOPMENT, ST. CROIX, US VIRGIN ISLANDS
Market feasibility and redevelopment analysis for former Hibiscus Beach Resort on 3.8-acre oceanfront site in St. Croix, USVI.
THE ST. REGIS BAHIA REACH RESORT
Operational analysis and competitive market positioning analysis for 139-room luxury St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort, Puerto Rico for Government Development Bank of Puerto Rico.
MARKET ANALYSIS OF PUERTO RICO’S TOURISM, HOSPITALITY AND GAMING INDUSTRIES
Market research analysis of Puerto Rico’s tourism, hospitality and gaming industries, and review of Caribbean tourism industry trends prepared for First Bank, Puerto Rico.
PUERTO RICO CONVENTION CENTER
Highest and Best Use Analysis and Proposed Implementation Strategies for development of the Puerto Rico Convention Center District for the Puerto Rico Convention Center District Authority and Puerto Rico Tourism Company.
SAN JUAN WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
Strategic plan overview for redevelopment of the San Juan Waterfront District for the Department of Economic Development and Commerce and review of proposed development program for Puerto Rico Tourism Company.
PONCE HILTON & CASINO COSTA CARIBE RESORT
Strategic Market and Business Investment Analysis for Destilería Serrallés, Ponce, Puerto Rico.
LA CONCHA RENAISSANCE AND CONDADO VANDERBILT HOTELS
Valuation Analysis for the Puerto Rico Tourism Development Fund of the Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico.
PUERTO RICO TOURISM MARKET ANALYSIS
Market Assessment and Economic Impact of Tourism in Puerto Rico, and Supply & Demand Characteristics of Puerto Rico’s Mid-Market Tourism Segment for the Puerto Rico Tourism Company.
Advisory and Transaction Services
RDC’s experienced principals deliver specialized strategic advisory and transaction services including acquisition and disposition of hospitality property, location analytics and strategy development. The following shows a listing of selected transactional services conducted by RDC hospitality consultants.
MARTINEAU BAY RESORT, VIEQUES ISLAND
Asset management assignment and sale of 156-room resort hotel on Vieques Island, Puerto Rico.
EMBASSY SUITES SAN JUAN HOTEL & CASINO
Sale of 300-suite hotel and casino in Isla Verde tourist sector of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
NORMANDIE HOTEL, SAN JUAN
Sale of 173-room historic hotel property in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
RIO MAR BEACH RESORT & SPA, RIO GRANDE, PUERTO RICO
Advisory services and $120 million note sale transaction for 600-room Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa.
CASA DE CAMPO RESORT HOTEL PORTFOLIO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Asset management services for Central Romana Corporation, Dominican Republic. Casa de Campo is a 7,000-acre exclusive resort community with three top-rated golf courses. RDC engagement included the 220-room Hotel Santo Domingo in the capital city, and a 600-room all-inclusive resort in Bayahibe.
PUERTO RICO TOURISM DEVELOPMENT FUND
Asset management of $500 million Hospitality Loan Portfolio for the Puerto Rico Tourism Development Fund of the Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico.