Timbers Resorts, one of the largest independent developers and operators of private boutique resorts and residence clubs, has appointed Eric Cucchi as General Manager of Timbers Kaua’i Ocean Club & Residences at Hōkūala. An eight-year veteran with Timbers Resorts, Eric is currently Senior Project Manager for Hōkūala. In his new role, he will oversee the private residence club’s hospitality operations.
“Eric possesses an extensive knowledge of hospitality development and luxury resort operations, which in addition to his breadth of experience with Timbers Resorts will serve him extremely well as he oversees Timbers Kaua’i,” said Gary Moore, Managing Director of Hōkūala. “From his passion for delivering an incredible and unique experience to each owners and guest to his careful attention to financial management, our owners and guests are in excellent hands with Eric’s expertise.”
As Timbers Kaua’i prepares to complete construction in late spring 2018, Eric’s new role comes at an exciting time for the company. Over the next several months, Eric will continue in his role as Senior Project Manager for Hōkūala with the Timbers Kaua’i Development team and master association oversight, then transition to General Manager of Timbers Kaua’i Ocean Club & Residences as grand opening on June 1, 2018 approaches.
The premier residential offering within the 450-acre Hōkūala Resort, Timbers Kaua’i Ocean Club & Residences includes several ownership opportunities at various price points including two-, three-, and four-bedroom homes sold as luxury residences, townhomes, or Residence Club interests. Whole ownership opportunities range from $2.4 million to $10 million for the oceanfront townhomes and condominium residences. Opportunities for fractional ownership at the Residence Club start at $355,000 and offer a convenient and flexible way for members to enjoy a luxurious vacation home with all the services and amenities of a five-star resort.
“The Timbers Kaua’i team, the property and the island of Kaua’i have become something very special to me, and I am thrilled to have the opportunity to support all three as we prepare to bring the Timbers approach of hospitality to our Owners and guests,” said Cucchi. “Being a part of the development process has provided me with the unique opportunity to help shape the experience that will be offered Timbers Kaua’i, while also ensuring that our project grows in harmony with the community here on the Garden Isle.”
Prior to his time at the southeast Kaua’i property, he excelled in a variety of roles from Front Desk Associate to Rooms Director at The Sebastian – Vail, Director of Operations for Castello di Casole in Tuscany and leading the opening of the Mountainside Residences at Dancing Bear Aspen. Eric graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Natural Resources Recreation & Tourism, as well as a minor in International Business.
About Timbers Resorts:
Timbers Resorts is the developer and operator of a collection of properties in over 16 of the world’s most diverse high-end destinations. The Timbers Collection includes boutique private resorts, hotels and residence clubs in some of the world’s most sought-after ski, golf, leisure and beach locations. Since 1999, Timbers Resorts has been committed to being authentic, unique and respectful of the destination, focusing on family and experiences, and never compromising with regard to quality and service. Owners at properties in the Timbers Collection are granted an ownership experience with expanded benefits through a host of travel and lifestyle partners such as Sentient Jet, Hertz, BMW, Priority Pass and many more, as well as access to the Timbers Reciprocity Program and the ability to trade vacation time with other destinations in the portfolio. Current Timbers Collection properties can be found in Aspen, Beaver Creek, Cabo San Lucas, Jupiter, Kaua’i, Kiawah Island, Maui, Napa, Scottsdale, Snowmass, Sonoma, Southern California, Steamboat, Tuscany U.S. Virgin Islands and Vail.