With a degree from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration, Rob brings a wealth of experience in hotel development and building programming, property and asset management, debt and equity raise and structuring, hotel management and real estate sales.
Teton Mountain Lodge, Jackson, WY
MANAGING MEMBER & EQUITY PARTNER, TETON LODGE LLC
Original Project Development 1999 to opening in October 2002: responsible for the development operations of the Teton Mountain Lodge, a $40 million condominium hotel project located at the base of the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. Responsibilities included structuring construction and long term debt, equity, hotel management agreement, architectural and interior design, building programming, project pre-opening, permits, general contractor coordination, and the real estate sales program. The 133,000 square foot complex features 80 residential condominiums, restaurant, spa and conference center.
ADDITION DEVELOPMENT 2005-2007
As Managing Partner of Teton Lodge LLC, completed a 30,000 square foot, $16 million addition to the Teton Mountain Lodge, which included a luxury 15,000 square foot spa and nine condominiums.
MANAGING MEMBER, TETON MOUNTAIN LODGE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY LLC 2001 TO PRESENT
Asset Manager, oversees the management for the Teton Mountain Lodge, a AAA Four Diamond full service, 145 room luxury hotel resort, by managing the operating performance of hospitality managers retained as the hotel operator to maximize profitability for unit owners on behalf of the property management company. Mr. DesLauriers serves as the President of the Teton Mountain Lodge Owners Association.
Hotel Terra, Jackson, WY
MANAGING MEMBER & EQUITY PARTNER, TETON VILLAGE DEVELOPMENT LLC
Responsible for coordinating equity raise and debt structure as well as co-managing the development of Hotel Terra, a $34 million 32-unit condominium hotel resort also located at the base of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. Oversee all project details, including site planning and zoning, architectural and interior design, building programming, construction and installation, hotel pre-opening marketing and operations as well as the real estate sales program. Hotel Terra, which sold out in 48 hours in the Spring 2006, opened in February 2008.
MANAGING MEMBER, TERRA PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY LLC
2007 to Present: Asset Manager, oversee the pre-opening of Hotel Terra and ongoing hotel operations of the AAA Four Diamond and Preferred Hotels and Resorts 132 room full service Silver LEED certified property, by managing the activities and performance of hospitality managment, who has been retained as the hotel operator to pre-open and manage the hotel operations in order to maximize profitability for unit owners on behalf of the property management company. Mr. DesLauriers also serves as the President of the Terra Owners Association.
Hotel Terra Phase II, Jackson, WY
Consulted on the $38 million development of Hotel Terra phase 2, including design, pre-opening and real estate sales.
Top Notch Resort and Spa, Stowe, VT
2010 to 2012: Consulted on the initial takeover of the hotel management by Terra resort Group and the subsequent acquisition of the AAA Four Diamond Resort by MetWest Ventures. Helped oversee the expansion of the resort with a $16 million rennovation including a new lobby and conference center.
The successful launch of two slopeside Jackson Hole luxury condo-hotels, Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa and Hotel Terra Jackson Hole, illustrates Rob’s expertise and approach to melding these skills and talents. Both are category leaders within their destination hospitality segment and are recognized for an excellent approach to design, opperations and service. These developments help set the standard for the evolution of resort hospitality and develpopment in the West and certainly in ever-emerging Jackson Hole.