DALLAS – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Nov 1, 2021–
Arcis Golf has entered into an agreement to provide management and operational services to Kilada Country Club, Golf & Residences, a new luxury golf resort community under construction in the Porto Heli area of the Peloponnese region of southern Greece.
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Arcis Golf will be involved in all facets of construction, club membership and pre-opening marketing. Upon completion, the company will oversee the operations of this world-class destination, including marketing, staffing, budgeting, retailing, event development and member programming for the private golf club, clubhouse, pool and spa.
“This project expands our breadth and depth as a company and leverages the extensive and diverse skills of our leadership team,” said Arcis Golf Founder and CEO Blake Walker. “Advice and management for a development of this magnitude use our extensive know-how in club operations and our competence in designing first-class lifestyle offers and providing exceptional experiences.”
For a company in growth mode, including the recent acquisition of the Mickelson Golf portfolio in Arizona and two world-class clubs at its Dallas headquarters, the new relationship with Kilada fits into Arcis Golf’s expansion plans.
“We are committed to finding and partnering with high quality clubs like Kilada,” added Walker, “and international expansion is the next step in our growth strategy. We are pleased that our members and guests have the opportunity to visit and experience all the beauty and quality that Kilada has to offer. ”Arcis Golf is the second largest and fastest growing owner and operator of private, resort properties. and daily fee clubs and now has around 70 golf courses and clubs.
Dolphin Capital, the owner and developer of world-class integrated resorts, is funding the project, which includes the first Jack Nicklaus Signature Course in the Eastern Mediterranean. Zoniro, the exclusive developer of Dolphin Capital Investors’ projects, oversees the community master plan and the integration of the operational components. Located on a 208 hectare olive grove overlooking the picturesque traditional fishing village of Kilada, the region – often referred to as the “Hamptons of Greece” – is characterized by mountainous terrain and rolling hills with expansive views of distant islands and the Aegean Sea.
Kilada Country Club, Golf & Residences will open in phases. The first phase is scheduled to debut in June 2023 with a country club, golf course, restaurants, pool and clubhouse, followed shortly afterwards by the spa and beach club. Future services and facilities of value to members and their guests include the boutique Kilada Hilltop Hotel and a dedicated wellness and training center.
The community will also offer exclusive residential properties, including 90 distinctive villa plots from almost 10,000 to more than 20,000 square meters.
The Kilada Golf Course has geographical exclusivity and is recognized worldwide as PGA National Greece, making it only the 10th PGA National Designated Resort in the world. The golf course currently has nine classified holes, the rest are under construction.
“The golf course we are designing in Kilada is sure to be the centerpiece of something unique and special about this Mediterranean location,” said Nicklaus. “This is an excellent property with wonderful movement and natural features present. Our job is to simply bring golf into the country and we hope this is a course and resort that will attract golfers of all levels. “
Arcis Golf has a previous working relationship with Nicklaus Design: Both The Club at Ruby Hill (Northern California) and The Club at Snoqualmie Ridge (Snoqualmie, Washington) have Jack Nicklaus Signature Design courses.
Arcis Golf has received numerous awards, including being ranked among the Fastest Growing US Companies by Inc. Magazine 5000 (2017, 2018) and the biennial “Top 100 Businesses in Golf” award from the National Golf Foundation ( 2018, 2020). In addition, CEO Walker was named Entrepreneur Of The Year® in the Hospitality category by EY in 2018.
Arcis Golf is the leading operator of approximately 70 public and private golf clubs in the United States and an industry leader providing dynamic focus and unrivaled amenities that complement a diverse gaming experience. Arcis Golf courses enrich the golf and country club lifestyle to a level of excellence that exceeds the needs and expectations of family, friends, employees and guests of all ages.
Arcis Golf is also known for innovative management with a world-class executive team reinventing the modern club experience and making it more relevant to the lifestyle of today’s consumers. The company strives to improve service levels, amenities, and programs to increase the appeal of members and guests in all of its properties. Headquarters: 13727 Noel Road, Ste. 1000, Dallas, TX 75240. Phone: (214) 722-6000. Website: www.arcisgolf.com
Dolphin Capital Partners (DCP) is a global real estate investor and developer specializing in luxury resorts. As of 2005, DCP has more than 1.2 billion through its various investment companies, and Pearl Island in Panama. DCP’s main investment vehicle is Dolphin Capital Investors (DCI), which is listed on the AIM (Alternative Investment Market) of the London Stock Exchange and currently has multiple locations and projects in Greece, Cyprus, Croatia and Turkey. In addition to Kilada Country Club, Golf & Residences, the developers are currently also delivering the One & Only Kéa Island, Greece. For more information on Dolphin Capital Partners, please visit Dolphincp.com.
Zoniro offers integrated development management, advisory and brokerage services for real estate investments. The company specializes in mixed-use developments, residential projects, luxury hotels and villas, golf and marinas. Zoniro is the exclusive developer of Dolphin Capital Investors’ projects, which are creating high-end resorts in lofty locations. The company’s multidisciplinary expertise and ability to maximize value by integrating all development elements. Website: http://www.zoniro.eu
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