Ueber Palm Beach
Ueber Palm Beach Roots
“WORLD CLASS ASSETS – WORLD CLASS SOLUTIONS”
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 was my LDS Stake President & I was the Stake Mission President covering a geographic area from Boca Raton to Vero Beach to Lake Okeechobee. Roderick Davies’s sister Anne Davies Romney. Anne is Governor & 2008 U.S.A. Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney’s wife. Rod introduced me to Bill Marriott, Jr. at the PBG, FL Marriott. 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
Trump Plaza Condo Towers, West Palm Beach, FL
Steve & Richard Parkman also did the Raymond Kravis Center for Performing Arts, Jupiter High School, Harbour’s Edge, Oak Harbor, Sand Hill cove, Abbey DelRay South (where the movie “In Her Shoes” with Cameron Diaz & Shirley McClaine was filmed , The Ritz Carlton Manalapan/S. Palm Beach, The Plaza del Mar, The Waterford Towers, The Trump Plaza Condo Towers WPB, The Aragon Oceanfront Condo Towers Boca Raton and dozens of other significant projects from Miami to Fort Lauderdale to Palm Beach & Martin Counties.
Daniel M. Parkman, Sr. has maintained offices @ Worth Avenue & the Paramount Building, Palm Beach, FL, the Hamptons LI,NY, Scotland, Northern Ireland, England, Bahamas, Mexico, Hawaii, The Jupiter Inlet & Boynton Beach Inlet.