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Actor Jimmy Stewart’s Ho O’Mau Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Ranch

Posted in Uncategorized on April 26, 2009 by Daniel M. Parkman, Sr.

Actor Jimmy Stewart formerly owned the Ho O’mau 1,570 acre Ranch

in Kona, Hawaii. Guy Cobb was the highest bidder at the absolute

auction for $7.4M. The seller was Dr. Thomas Atwood. Jimmy Stewart

had honey mooned in Hawaii and later purchased the ranch where he

spent much of his time while in Hawaii. The ranch includes Macadamia

Orchards and such rare trees as Ohia, Sandalwood, Koa, ancient

Japanese Sugi Pines and 100-foot Loulu Palms.

http://archives.starbulletin.com/2000/12/15/business/story4.html

Dr. Thomas Atwood – Seller

Actor Jimmy Stewart formerly owned Ho’Omau Ranch in Kailua-Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii

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What are the odds that I’d be riding a Harley Davidson and Lincoln Town Car for 11 days in the main island of Hawaii before Christmas when the world plays my favorite movie, Jimmy Stewart’s “It’s a Wonderful Life” while auctioning his Ho Omau Ranch in Kona ? For good measure I bought a copy of his movie with me @ the resort hotel.

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3 Florida Oceanfront, Beachside & Golf Projects

Posted in Uncategorized on April 26, 2009 by Daniel M. Parkman, Sr.

3 Florida Oceanfront, Beachside & Golf Projects Auctioned

George & Gretchen Anderson, Frank Durabi and Gerry Finke are

partners. They auctioned these 3 Oceanfront, Beachside and Golf

Projects. The trio are located in Florida @ Beachwalk on Vilano Beach,

Summer Island on St. Augustine Beach and Sherwood Oaks @ the

Monastery Golf & Country Club in Orange City. George Anderson is

also the Developer of the luxurious $150 million Wyndham Ocean Walk

Resort in Daytona Beach www.oceanwalk.com .



Topsail Island, Wilmington, North Carolina

5 North Carolina Coastline Communities were sold @ absolute auction

on behalf of several Developers. Amongst the sellers were: Charles Ross

of Holland & Knight http://www.hklaw.com (the World’s Top 10 Law Firm),

Lionel Yow, Esquire, John Elmore, III, Joel Tomaselli, Charlie

Mantooth and Richard Carlton.

The Northshore Golf & Country Club is the only coastal Carolinas 4

Star golf course rated by Golf Digest http://www.northshorecounrtyclub.com .

John Elmore, III, is also the Developer of the

http://www.portersneckcountryclub.com G&CC.

Joel Tomaselli, Charles Ross (Holland & Knight – World’s Top 10 Law Firms), John Elmore, III, Lionel Yow, Charlie

Mantooth & Richard Carlton @ the Hilton Ballroom, Wilmington, NC

(from Right to Left)

This event was a joint venture event between, the sellers, Daniel M.

Parkman, Sr. and local realtor Freddy Hayler who is also an

accomplished International Tenor that has cut a CD with the London

Philharmonic Orchestra.

6 South Carolina Projects @ Absolute Auction

Andrew Hsu of Overland National and his partner Chuan Wang of Socoland

Inc. had acquired a U.S. $110M portfolio of assets from the RTC. After

years of frustrating conventional unsatisfactory results in absorption and

pricing they elected to sell the remaining assets @ Absolute Auction.


Richard Steele

David Chase – Forbes 400

They had attended our Absolute Auction with Richard Steele. Andy &

Chuan were so impressed with the results at Richard’s exclusive gated

Woodside Plantation Golf & Country Club http://www.woodsideplantation.com

that they commissioned us to do the same for them at their 6 SC projects.

Richard uses Club Corporation of America to manage his G&CC

http://www.clubcorp.com/club/scripts/section/section.asp?NS=PCH&MFCODE=WOOPL&SUBGRP=15 .

Nicklaus Design http://www.nicklaus.com , Rees Jones, Fuzzy Zoeller, Clyde

Johnston, & Bob Cupp designed the 4 golf courses. The 40,000 square foot

club house is of a traditional architecture. Richard had acquired the G&CC

from David Chase (Forbes 400 http://www.chaseenterprises.com ). Richard is also

the Managing Member of Longmeadow Capital Partners, LLC

http://longmeadowcapital.com/team.html and Developer of Rainbow

Springs Golf & Country Club in Dunnellon, Florida

http://www.myrainbowspringsflorida.com/index.php .

Lark Jones, Mayor of North Augusta, SC

Lark Jones, the Mayor of North Augusta, SC

http://www.northaugusta.net/GOVT/mayorswelnew.htm was Andy &

Chuan’s closing attorney for this event. He has never seen so many closings

in just 1 month. Andy & Chuan had acquired the RTC portfolio with cash.

They wisely elected to offer Guaranteed Seller Financing with 30% down,

70% LTV, 9% fixed rates, 10 year amortizations ballooning in 5 years.

Thus, creating revenue streams / coupons to clip for up to 5 years with a

traunch of balloon payments maturing in 60 months.

Freeport, Grand Bahama Island $6,886,250

Pete Sibley, President of Carnival Resorts and Casinos (operated 90 Resorts & Casinos), a subsidiary of Carnival Cruise Ships (the World’s largest Cruise Ship Lines http://www.carnival.com ) and Lewis B. Freeman http://www.lbfmiami.com sold @ absolute auction U.S. $6.8M in luxury realty in the Bahamia Golf & Country Club & @ the Princess Isle Estates on the Caribbean ocean. Pete’s Driftwood, LLC sold 27 oceanfront and canal estate-sized homesites on a spectacular Grand Bahama peninsula, along with 3 additional deepwater dockage canal homesites, 10 golf course multifamily or single family homesites and two 10.5 acre golf course multi-family tracts. In just 14 days 900 inquiries from 14 Nations had occurred. There were 39 registered bidders from 6 States as well as Jamaica and Bermuda.

Sir Freddie Laker, Founder of Laker Airways is a resident in Princess Isles. Located on the 60-acre peninsula stretch along a mile of beachfront and inland waterways of Princess Isle on Grand Bahama Island, each oceanfront estate has unparalleled waterfront views overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The canal sites provide superb deep water boat dockage. All sites are designed to easily accommodate yachts of up to 165 feet. Princess Isle, one of the most prestigious locations on Grand Bahama Island. The International Bazaar and Port Lucaya Marketplace feature numerous shopping and dining opportunities featuring “Paris in the Bahamas.”

Five hundred full International Banking facilities guarantee banking secrecy as well as a tax-free environment. Princess Isle owners are eligible for Permanent Resident status. Frequent international air service is available through Grand Bahama International Airport.

Lee Mills, Peter Sibley & Daniel M. Parkman, Sr.


The Preserve of Don Pedro Island, Florida

This Shangri-La is only accessible by helicopter, yacht or ferry located

just north of Captiva & Sanibel Islands. No cars are allowed in this

exclusive community, only golf carts. The Developers of The Preserve

consist of: Art Kingsbury (retired Boston Globe executive

http://www.boston.com , Barbara Knox of Michael Saunders Realty

http://www.michaelsaunders.com & Richard Leydon of http://www.flgproperty.com

Celebrating another Auction Success: Daniel M. Parkman, Sr.,

Barbara, Ken, Anne, Nancy, Richard

Leydon, Helen, Shirley, Art Kingsbury, Virginia Oros & Tom

(from left to right).

The Flying M Ranch, Sold @ Absolute Auction

The World Class Fly-In Equestrian Facility consists of a 10,000 sq. ft.

Manse, Airplane Hangar FAA Approved 4,000 foot airstrip Runway

http://www.pilotoutlook.com/airport/FLORIDA/FD49 , RV Garage,

50,000 square feet of Equestrian Stables with 50-Plus Stalls, 2 Office

Suites, 2 Covered Show Areas, 8 Cross-Fenced Pastures, 12 Paddocks

which are all located on The Flying M Ranch consisting of 167 acres (30

minutes from Ocala, FL).

S.E. Montgomery sold The Flying M Ranch @ Absolute Auction to an

Entrepreneur from Tampa, FL. S.E. had been the President of the

largest Trucking Enterprise in Central Florida since the 1960’s

completing Government Contracts for the State of Florida, several

Central Florida Counties, Corporations and Private Interests.

Brickstone Heights Luxury Condominium Project, Buckhead, GA

Brookwood Place Luxury Project, Buckhead, GA

Jay T. Clark & Daniel M. Parkman, Sr.

BUCKHEAD, ATLANTA, GEORGIA . . . Southeast Capital Partners –( www.secpartners.com with $2Billion in developments) and Fidelity Investments (the Country’s largest Mutual Fund with $1.5 Trillion in assets – www.fidelity.com ) sold Twenty magnificent townhomes and condominiums in the prestigious Atlanta communities of Brickstone Heights and Brook Wood Place, for a collective price of $6,094,250 or an average of just over $300,000 per unit. A total of 77 bidders attended, each of whom was required to bring $40,000 in certified funds for the townhomes to bid. This success was accomplished 2 months after the tragedy of 9/11.
“The success of today’s auction shows the pent-up demand for high end condos in Atlanta,” said Daniel Parkman. “Over the past 10 days we have given more than 550 tours. In the past 12 months, the developer had given only 192 tours. With the success of selling condos via the auction process, there is no logical reason for developers to hold on to excess inventory.”

Jay was also a Co-Founder of www.ARAUSA.com with $5.3 Billion in annual multi-family sales volume Nationwide. Apartment Realty Advisors (ARA) is the largest privately held, full-service investment advisory brokerage firm in the nation that focuses exclusively on the multi-family housing industry.

With the appeal of an urban village, the spectacular BrookWood Place on Peachtree Street offers the comforts of a walking neighborhood along with the perks of city living. The award-winning, gated community in the heart of Buckhead is pedestrian and pet friendly, with wide sidewalks, dog-walking areas, and retail shops nearby, while capturing the art lover and athlete with water fountains and a putting green. This prestigious Peachtree address is comprised of 112 condominium homes and 26 townhomes. Brickstone Heights is a stunning, 13-acre gated community featuring 53 brick townhomes.

U.N. Ambassador Andrew Young & Atlanta Mayor for 1996 Olympics & Investor w James Makawa @ Africa Channel
U.N. Ambassador Andrew Young & Atlanta Mayor for 1996 Olympics & Investor w James Makawa of the Africa Channel (see http://www.AfricaHD.com )

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Posted in Uncategorized on April 26, 2009 by Daniel M. Parkman, Sr.

“WORLD CLASS ASSETS – WORLD CLASS SOLUTIONS”



with Judy Rae & Steve Miller, then owners of the Coldwell Banker franchise
associates has joint ventured exit strategies with some of the Country’s largest
Builders, Developers, Brokers, Receivers, Trustees and Financial
Institutions. Our associates have auctioned in excess of U.S. $17 Billion in unique realty
Internationally from the Caribbean to Mexico to Hawaii to Canada. This
includes a million acres of land, the 25,000 acre
http://www.lajitas.com/history.html resort (see the second to last sentence),
golf, ocean front, ranches, 45,000 sq.ft. warehouse, office buildings,
commercial, 7,000 luxury condos and the largest manse in Charleston, SC,
The Calhoun Mansion www.calhounmansion.net , with over 24,000 square
feet while maximizing revenues and accelerating absorption. I have been
entrenched in International real estate for over 30 years and have worn
several top hats. Therefore, I have significant resources at my disposal in
the world of realty and finance depending upon your requirements.
Past clients include: $1.5 Trillion Fidelity Investments www.fidelity.com
(America’s largest Mutual Fund) ; Irving Miller www.millergp.com of the
Lennar www.lennar.com (America’s #1 Builder) & John D. MacArthur
Families www.macfound.org ($7 Billion Charitable Trust) ;
Peter Sibley of Carnival Resorts & Casinos www.carnival.com (The World’s
largest cruise ship conglomerate & operator of 90 Resorts) and
www.lbfmiami.com ; Forbes 400 Southamptonite Leslie Alexander owner of
the Houston Rockets sold The Vanderbilt Estate to at auction; Christie’s
Great Estates www.christiesgreatestates.com ; Frank Mackle, III of the Mackle
Brothers/General Development/Deltona Corp (World record holder having
sold 50,000 homesites in a single year) www.themacklecompany.com ;
Charles Ross, past member of Holland & Knight of St. Pete, FL
www.hklaw.com (World’s Top 10 Law Firm) ;  Peter Rummell, CEO of St.
Joe Land Company (largest private land owner in Florida owned a million
acres) www.joe.com & Disney & www.nicklaus.com ; Sanford Sigoloff of
KB Homes; Jeff Lodder & Richard Monprode of Hovsons/Hovchild (K.
Hovnanian family); U.S. Federal Bankruptcy Tampa District Judge Alex
Paskay; worked thru a $1 Billion L J Hooker bankruptcy (America’s largest
bankruptcy in U.S. history at that time) with Steve Golub of Proskauer,
Rose , Goetz & Mendolson of NYC; Forbes 400 David Chase
www.chaseenterprises.com and Richard Steele of
developed $2Billion in luxury condos; Jason Frank of www.regions.com ;
Vivian DuBose of Noble Properties – developers of www.lenoxsquare.com ,
www.buckheadhotelatlanta.com & John Hill, Jr., past managing director of
Raymond James Tampa www.harbourwatch.net .
In The Hamptons, Forbes 400 Leslie Alexander, owner of the NBA Houston
Rockets,  Beau Hulse, co- owner of www.coldwellbankerhamptons.com in
Southampton, Dan Gualtieri, CEO of Hamptons Mortgage Corporation in
East Hampton www.hamptonsmortgage.com and Gerry Wawryk, owner of
Spinnakers Restaurant in Sag Harbor are business associates of mine. We
also arranged mezzanine funding for a $4M Mixed use commercial real
estate enterprise in the Hamptons. I am summering in the Hamptons and
wintering in Palm Beach. I wanted to reach out to you as a result of my
consulting with several owners in the Hamptons properties from $4M –
$20M+ regarding our maximizing revenue streams & exit strategy
platforms.
Our experience is that the vulture/investor/bulk/wholesale buyers represent
the floor or minimum price per unit. They usually open the bidding and are
ultimately outbid by end users. A portfolio/asset/pie/project will sell for less
bulk at wholesale than in pieces/slices retail direct to the public at auction.
Prices generally range from 70% – 120% +/- depending upon the
market/economy. The past 3 luxury project loans that we have paid off with Regions Bank has resulted in an over all average of 100% of Regions Banks’s construction loan balance(s), list price(s) or appraised value(s).
Find my bio and sample credentials attached for your consideration.
Respectfully,
Daniel M. Parkman, Sr.
dmparkman@gmail.com
Global Cel:          561 275 8355         Palm Beach, Florida

P.S.: Palm Beach Roots


Palm Beach Roots
My family, the Parkmans & Thompsons, have held key leadership rolls with the Weitz Company since 1972 in Des Moines, IA & WPB,FL. More recently, Larry Thompson, as Weitz’s lead Super set what I understand is a 153 year record for the largest singular contract for the $160M Scripps Research Institute Project PBG,FL http://www.scripps.edu/intro/glance/ . I cut my teeth with the Weitz Co. in 1981 under the tootaledge of Ben Sorenson, Ivan van Roekel, John Rodeman, Bob Demers, Jack Duran & Gary Swanson as the Chief Land Surveyor @ the $80M Abbey Delray South project, Delray Beach , FL. The Vulcan Co was a subsidiary that Weitz had established in S FL. www.weitz.com

In addition, find attached a History of the Ritz Carlton of Palm Beach www.ritzcarlton.com . The Ritz franchise is owned by the Marriott Umbrella. I meet Bill Marriott, Jr. when he was in Palm Beach, FL to bid on the Palm Beach International Airport’s concessions prior to PBI’s grand opening in 1997 +/-. Bill, Mitt, Rod & I are all LDS (Mormons) as well. www.marriott.com . Roderick Davies, who is brother-in-law to Governor Mitt Romney introduced me to Bill www.freestrongamerica.com .

Norman Groh of Cherry Hills, NJ had, acquired the La Coquille Club from Robert (Bob) Evans Chairman of The American Motors Corporation ( Mitt Romney’s Father George Romney was also a Chairman of The American Motors Company, Governor of Michigan, US. Secretary of HUD and a candidate for the Office of President of the United States http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_W._Romney ). (La Coquille was originally founded by Spelman Prentice, a grandson of John D. Rockefeller, Sr. in 1954). A biz assoc & friend of mine, Pete Bryce of the Bryce Mountain Resort in VA www.bryceresort.com , was then the manager of La Coquille and used to place a junior Senator from Massachusetts in his Cadillac and take him to the Kennedy Compound – JFK; Then the Massachusetts Governor was Gov. Endicott (Chub) Peabody who’s Mother was Mary Parkman Peabody). Norman had approached me, while I was the AVP of DeBartolo Financial Services www.debartoloholdings.com , to fund the ADC mini perm funding for the La Coquille tear down. Norm was thin on resume and financial statement and ultimately flipped it to Mel Simon www.simon.com . Mel Joint Ventured with Shimizu and the Ritz went under construction. Mel hired The Weitz Company (America’s Top 25 GC) to build the Ritz Carlton. My Father, Richard D. Parkman, was the Superintendent for the $100M project as well as the Plaza del Mar luxury luxury retail/commercial project directly across A-1-A from the Ritz. I was an Asst. Super @ the Plaza del Mar www.manalapan.org/321677.html . In 2007 my Father was once again called out of retirement to be the Super @ the Ritz for the Architectural firm responsible for the $20M facelift and expansion.

My Brother, Steven T. Parkman, was the Superintendent @ Palm Beach’s only AAA 5 Star rated Oceanfront Resort and Golf Club – The Breakers Steve performed a face lift rehab for $20M with the Weitz Co. www.thebreakers.com .

Daniel M. Parkman, Sr. & Frank Mackle, III

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