About Beacon Land Development

Beacon Land Development presents over 50 years of experience at some of the world’s finest private clubs, real estate developments, and resorts. Beacon understands that time is life’s most treasured commodity. The company is founded on inspiring people to pause, enjoy the curated experience and for them to create their own memories and story. Beacon is the backdrop. The motivation is members, their families, and through them a collective legacy materializes.

Beyond the diverse scope of capabilities, at the core, Beacon believes that members and families are the hallmarks of clubs and communities. As a developer, the mission is to create special places where life happens. As operators, Beacon provides families with the most unique amenities and adventures to deliver unforgettable times and generational experiences.

From renderings to reality, Beacon has developed and operated some of North America’s most distinctive properties. They provide partners, members and property owners a complete suite of services from real estate development to resort operations and golf management with the absolute highest standards of hospitality. As an award-winning developer, Beacon delivers the most exceptional and luxurious lifestyle with nontraditional amenity programming. In 2015, Beacon’s Bluejack National was recognized as Golf Inc.’s Development of the Year.

Beacon Land Development was founded by Michael Abbott and Casey Paulson, two of the nation’s most valued executives, developers and veteran operators of private clubs and luxury resorts. It is through their complementary blend of expertise that Beacon has established itself among the most innovative development and management companies in the real estate, golf club and resort industries. 

Project Experience 

The Beacon team has more than 50 years of experience with the following clubs, communities, resorts and developments through prior relationships and affiliations: 

Escondido Country Club
Horseshoe Bay, Texas

Diamante, El Cardonal
by Tiger Woods Design
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Cashiers, North Carolina

Iron Horse
Whitefish, Montana

El Dorado Golf & Beach Club
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Kukio Golf & Beach Club
Kona Coast, Hawaii

Gozzer Ranch Golf & Lake Club
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

Yellowstone Club
Big Sky, Montana

Bakers Bay
The Bahamas

Carefree, Arizona

The Madison Club
La Quinta, California

La Quinta, California

Spanish Oaks
Austin, Texas

Chileno Bay
Cabo San Lucas

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel
Mauna Kea, Hawaii

Pinehurst Resort
Pinehurst, North Carolina

Mill Creek Country Club
Mill Creek, Washington

Echo Falls Golf Club
Snohomish, Washington

Twin Lakes Village Golf
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

Sweetwater Country Club
Sugarland, Texas

Ventana Canyon
Tucson, Arizona

The Plateau Club
Seattle, Washington

The Golf Club at Newcastle
Seattle, Washington

Indian Summer
Olympia, Washington

Kauai, Hawaii

Kona Coast, Hawaii

Vaquero Club
Westlake, Texas

Boot Ranch
Fredericksburg, Texas

Alta Mesa Country Club
Mesa, Arizona

Four Seasons Resort and Club
Las Colinas, Texas

Four Seasons Hualalai Resort
Kohala Coast, Hawaii

High Hamptons
Cashiers, North Carolina

Scotch Hall
Merry Hill, North Carolina