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Deep understanding of the club and branded residential markets

Our experience includes the relevant social and economic factors, allowing us to effectively achieve client interests with essential guidance concerning:

  • Project development and initial land acquisition
  • Financing and construction 
  • Creation and amendment of governance documents
  • Management, licensing, and permitting
  • Rental program design and operation
  • Regulatory matters
  • Operational issues
  • Labor and employment 
  • Litigation and alternative dispute resolution

Representing developers, owners, community associations, brand licensors, and independent operators around the world

For several decades, Nelson Mullins’ team has served hundreds of clubs and branded residential projects throughout the U.S. and abroad. We provide innovative solutions and strategic advice in the structure, negotiation, documentation, and implementation stages of the project in an ever-changing marketplace. As a result, we have the experience necessary to anticipate your needs and guide you through all aspects of acquisition, ownership, sales and marketing, day-to-day operations, and disposition. In addition, by maintaining substantial and beneficial relationships with key industry professionals, associations, publications, and other entities serving the club and residential industries, our team is strategically aligned to maximize your potential for rapid and long-term success.

Nationally and internationally recognized industry leader

Our multidisciplinary team is qualified to guide you through the issues specifically challenging clubs and branded residences at any stage in the life of the project. We have extensive experience negotiating, structuring, and amending the governance documents, consumer agreements and licensing, and marketing and management agreements necessary for clubs and branded residences of all types. We continuously serve sponsor-owned and member-owned clubs of all types, such as golf, city, country, tennis, spa, yacht, equestrian, social, aquatic, and dining clubs, as well as all residential products including single-family, condominium, fractional, timeshare and club-based ownership models. This diverse, yet substantive, experience allows us to provide comprehensive, strategic counsel to clients working in the ever-changing club and branded residences industries.

  • Dedicated concierge-style service with direct access to lead attorney 
  • Recognized nationally and internationally for extensive experience in the industry
  • Goal oriented, practical advice
  • Meets business objectives without unduly increasing risk of disputes
  • Efficient processes with clear communication