Archive for September, 2008

2 September 2008 – Having recently gained control of Big Sky, Montana’s Yellowstone Club, Edra Blixseth has joined forces with Sam Byrne, another major owner, and hired the Discovery Land Company, based in Scottsdale, Arizona, to manage the private golf and ski club in an effort to build infrastructure and improve amenities. With the hiring of Discovery Land Company, led by Michael Meldman, the Yellowstone Club management will strive to finish Club projects postponed or delayed, including land planning and development projects, constructing 450 residential, condo, and townhome residences in the coming months.

Planned are new skiing facilities on Eglise Mountain, a Family Village adjacent to the Warren Miller Lodge, constructing the planned golf clubhouse,building a luxury spa, finishing the ice rink planned above the parking structure adjacent to the Warren Miller Lodge, putting in a baseball field, and improving kid programs such as fly-fishing, camping,  wakeboarding, and others.

according to Edra Blixseth:

“Today marks a historic milestone for Yellowstone Club as we embark on the next phase of Club enhancements and infrastructure development that will fulfill The Yellowstone Club’s original vision and provide our members, their families and guest with and unmatched Montana outdoor lifestyle.

“I am delighted to be working with Michael Meldman and Discovery, which I know shares our vision and has the experience and creativity to enhance the mountain living and recreation lifestyle and amenities for our members and their families. This venture will help secure our position as the world’s most exclusive skiing, golf and outdoor recreation community.”

Sam Byrne, of Cross Harbor Capital Partners, stated:

“We are extremely pleased to have a partner like Discovery Land Company bring its world-renown[d] expertise in developing premier living and lifestyle communities. This is great news for current and future club members and their families and we look forward to a long and mutually beneficial partnership with Michael and his management team.”

The Yellowstone Club, Big Sky, Montana, is a private ski and golf community of luxury homes, luxury condos, and luxury townhouses, and offers members skiing, cross-country skiing, golfing, hiking, horse-back riding, and other recreational activities, including Bozeman events

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