Who We Are
Signature H Property Group is a real estate company which specializes in the acquisition and redevelopment of golf course communities.
Signature H is a collaboration by some of the most experienced planners, designers, engineers, developers and entreprenuers. Individually, the team has made their mark on a multitude of development projects in both the public and private sectors; including hotels (Marriott), retail centers, municipal projects, and urban communities (Laureate Park, etc.)
We believe in the unconventional value of bringing residential product and amentities to flagging golf course communities, to foster past and future generations engagement and enjoyment of the place they call home.
Helmut Wyzisk Jr.
Helmut J. Wyzisk Jr. has more than 35 years of commercial real estate development, corporate and finance experience. His unique visionary, negotiation and leadership skills have resulted in the development of numerous real estate projects throughout Florida including housing anchored mixed-use and residential multifamily projects, bank branches and shopping centers; a 20-hotel development deal for Travelodge/Jamison Inn with Forte Hotels; the assembly of over $130 Million in Low Income Housing Tax Credits for the development of ten single family communities throughout the United States; and more. Mr. Wyzisk was the key individual that successfully lobbied the U.S. Government to change the Federal Tax Code to include single-family homes. The latest endeavor, the redevelopment of golf communities, combines Mr. Wyzisk’s love of golf and his passion for the development of sustainable communities. As the President and CEO of Signature H, Mr. Wyzisk is dedicated to leading a well-organized redevelopment of Errol Estate, and to reclaim Errol's reputation as a dynamic active lifestyle community strategically located in Central Florida.
Helmut Wyzisk III
Helmut Wyzisk III (known as H3) brings a young, vibrant and highly energized spirit to Signature H as a serial entrepreneur that has developed, built and operated multiple successful companies. As an inventor of Earhoox, an iPhone earbud accessory, H3 grew the company from the ground up to quickly penetrate major retailers and generate a product presence in over 90 countries. He was the winner of the SXSW “PayPal Duel” judged by ABC Shark Tank’s Daymond John and was featured in ABC News, Business Insider, GQ, BuzzFeed, and more. He also created eminently.io which reshaped how real estate attorneys market themselves. H3 devised a predictive algorithm to forecast future potential clients with unprecedented accuracy and speed, giving law firms the ability to outsource nearly 100 percent of their marketing to his service and allowing for more efficient usage of in-house payroll and overhead. He brings his team building, communications, project management and problem solving skills to Signature H, which have proved invaluable over the past two years in getting the overwhelming community and government support for Signature H’s flagship project, New Errol and the Staghorn Club & Lodge.
Paul Fisher, has planned and managed private, semi-private and municipal golf properties as well as a motel and condominium residences over the last 15 years. He has hired and trained outstanding cross-functional teams, and generated extensive cost savings for a variety of organizations. To better understand and progress the New Errol opportunity, Mr. Fisher assumed the management of the existing Errol Estate golf and club operation, while residing on property for the past 2 years.
Partners & Consultants
Larry Klein, moved to Errol Estate in 1986 and has been active in the community for 30+ years. Prior to moving to Errol, Mr. Klein was involved in several changes in ownership of Errol Estate Country Club resulting in him becoming current majority owner of Country Club common amenities. After extensive research Mr. Klein entered into a joint venture, New Errol Partners, LLC, with Signature H Property Group to facilitate the redevelopment of the property.
Bob Kars, Chairman & CEO, founder of Karotech Construction Group. Building award winning projects on time and under budget with quality our priority. Talent for identifying cost savings and project delivery improvements. Strategically implemented cost effective operational and business development techniques. The Karotech team has extensive experience in all aspects of the development process including ‘for sale’ residential senior assisted living, hotel and club operations.
Blake Drury, AICP specializes in urban design and city planning focused on creating livable communities. He has developed plans for public-sector clients in urban, suburban, and rural settings across North America, including initiation, conceptualization, and design of large-scale neighborhood redevelopment projects, downtown plans, and numerous transit station area planning programs. Blake has extensive experience helping private-sector clients develop visions and principles to guide new communities, including master plans for many traditional neighborhood development design projects throughout the southeastern United States. He is frequently invited to speak at professional events throughout the region, and has served as an Adjunct Instructor at the University of Central Florida for the past seven years teaching urban design.
Spanning over 2 decades, Steve's career is centered on projects throughout the U.S. and in various countries around the world including Australia, Zimbabwe, England, France, Brazil, and the Philippines. His golf course designs have attracted the likes of top daily fee, resort and residential clients, as well as private golf clubs. Blessed with vision, creativity, and imagination, Smyers has the flair of an artist along with an uncanny ability to produce variety and drama in his designs using the native landscapes as his canvas. Some of his most notable designs are Isleworth, Old Memorial, Bella Collina & Southern Dunes.
Principal with Blackwood Holdings Group, the Chief Financial Officer and member of the Developer Capital Investment Committee Advisory Board. Robert Carmichael is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant with direct experience in tax, forensic accounting, auditing, business valuation, financial structuring and forecasting. Robert’s professional experience includes mergers & acquisitions, commercial real estate development & lending, energy industry financial analysis & forecasting along with the development and implementation of corporate governance policies and procedures. Prior to founding Blackwood Holdings Group, LLC, Mr. Carmichael held positions for Shell Oil guiding offshore oil & gas ventures, Senior Vice President at KeyBank, NA, where he was responsible for developing and implementing recovery and disposition strategies for OREO assets and distressed loans located in the Midwest and Eastern United States. Mr. Carmichael started his career with KeyBank, NA by establishing and managing the Commercial Real Estate Capital offices in Central and North Florida. Prior to joining KeyBank, he held the position of Senior Vice President at Bank of America where he was responsible for its real estate development efforts in Central Florida. Mr. Carmichael was instrumental in the development and launching of the bank’s Small Business Lending Program. Robert has underwritten more than $5 billion in commercial debt and equity investments during his banking career and has received numerous awards including ‘Banker of the Year’, ‘Pinnacle Award Winner’ along with national recognition for his leadership in the successful development of the City View revitalization project in downtown Orlando.
After 35 years on Wall Street Noreen brings her depth and experience to the New Errol project. From 2005 to 2015 Ms. Harrington was an alternative investment specialist managing their hedge fund portfolio for MD Sass, a U.S. $7 billion investment management firm. She was an advisor to AAM (Alternative Asset Managers, LP) a private investment boutique primarily focusing on providing seed capital to start up hedge fund managers. Ms. Harrington has built two investment platforms for the owners of the New York Mets and for the owners of the Hartz Mountain Group. She served as the Chief Investment Officer managing their funds. She was Managing Director at Goldman Sachs heading up the hedge funds and non-dollar sales in the fixed income division globally and co-head of Barclays Capital Fixed Income and a member of Barclays management committee. Her industry awards include: 2003 Titan of the Year, 2003 Compliance Person of the Year, 2003 The Truthsayer Award and 1997 Top Fifty Women in Finance. She is founding member of 85 Broads, Goldman Sachs Women’s Network and 100 Women in Hedge Funds.
Derek Kars oversees the day to day operations of Karotech Construction Management Company with annual sales of $80 million within three years of start up. He has extensive knowledge in site development and utilizes his talents to leave an environmentally friendly footprint on each project. From conception to completion Derek has extensive knowledge and experience in site development.
An innovative and assertive executive with over forty years of achievement in the Design Profession. A multi-cultural background and solid experience in projects all over the world has created a wide base of knowledge. A proven history of completing projects within time and budget constraints has developed many long-term relationships with significant clients, governments and communities. He possesses a unique combination of talents which merge creative problem solving abilities and graphic skills with management and fiscal responsibilities. Guy Butler graduated with honours in Applied Science and Technology from the Queens University of Belfast. In addition, he has Masters of Science Degrees in both Architecture (Queens) and Business (Rollins College). He has practiced architecture as a principal since 1975. He is a member of the National Council of Architectural Boards, the Architects Registration Council of the United Kingdom and the Royal Institute of British Architects. Guy is a citizen of the United States of America and the European Economic Community (United Kingdom.)
Jonathan P. Huels
Shareholder at Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. Jonathan Huels has a broad background in environmental law, land use and zoning, and litigation. He focuses his legal practice on working with local governments and other regulatory authorities in order to address the needs of his clients related to environmental permitting and compliance, zoning, comprehensive plans, concurrency, administrative law, Developments of Regional Impact (DRI's), due diligence, and property rights. Jonathan previously worked in the Commercial Litigation group, focusing on complex business and real estate litigation. Huels serves on the Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge and Education Center Board of Directors and is a member of the Coastal Conservation Association. Additionally, he is a member of the Executive Council of the Environmental and Land Use Section of The Florida Bar, Orange County Environmental Protection Commission and the Central Florida Association of Environmental Professionals. Huels holds a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in environmental science from the University of Florida and the University of Idaho. Huels has received his law degree from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Prior to attending law school, Huels worked as a research scientist with the South Florida Water Management District.
John R. Tuhela joined Weller Pools as Vice President in 1993, advancing to the position of President in January 2013. John and has been instrumental in the growth, diversification and success of Weller Pools since the onset of his tenure with the company. John’s engineering and construction background coupled with his dynamic marketing and sales sense have proven a successful combination of talents, particularly in the commercial water park and resort industries. He is responsible for the signing and successful completion of many of the largest and most demanding projects in the companies’ history.
Jerry Clinebell brings to the New Errol real estate sales operations over 30 years of experience. Licensed as a Florida real estate broker since 1979, his multi-faceted carrier includes selling, leasing, and managing residential and commercial properties, landlord and tenant representation for commercial enterprise properties in both retail and office sectors, and providing site selection services for corporate clients seeking locations suited for industry specific vertical development. He has negotiated sales of investment grade Class A, B, and C apartment complexes, office buildings, sale/lease backs with triple net leases, and client specific “build to suit” transactions. In the past, Mr. Clinebell has held licenses as a certified appraiser, a real estate instructor, and a mortgage broker. Mr. Clinebell is the qualifying broker of Resort and Club Realty LLC, a full service real estate company specializing in the sales and marketing of resort and country club lifestyle properties. He is an Errol Estate resident, since 2014.
Senior executive with extensive experience in land development, economic development, master planning, and real estate investment strategy. Assist clients with land use, land development and local government entitlement assistance throughout Florida. Special emphasis in creating unique public-private partnerships to solve critical problems and achieve common goals. Strong network of local government relationships and contacts from over 30 years of experience in local government leadership, growth management and development approvals.
Developer Capital is a team of real estate investment banking professionals with a proven track record of delivering strong returns for both Institutional and High Net Worth Investors. We combine an extraordinary blend of banking and private equity investment experience and substantial underwriting expertise with high quality commercial real estate developers nationwide. Developer Capital is an Orlando, Florida based company that is a true capital partner for developers specializing in merger and acquisition, development financing and project management. With over 100 years of investment and development experience with firms including Goldman Sachs, Salomon Brothers, Barclays, Chase, Key Bank and Blackwood Holdings, The Developer Capital principles have been responsible for successful involvement of financing and management of residential and commercial real estate, hotels, assisted living, restaurants, energy, biotechnology and many diverse new start ups totaling in excess of two billion dollars. Developer Capital projects include new construction, updating existing property, and repositioning of properties for today’s marketplace. Developer Capital has brought specialist resources together for the repositioning of golf course communities into modern lifestyle and assisted living communities.
Our clients challenge GAI with high-profile projects that demand the best and brightest technical expertise available. We help build roads and bridges, transmission lines, power plants, commercial developments, distribution centers, and industrial facilities across the nation and abroad. Our clients prefer to establish long-lasting relationships with GAI because we deliver on our promises with integrity, quality and service. We are ranked among the top 200 firms by Engineering News Record. Our vision for the future is to build on more than 55 years of success. To grow responsibly as a healthy, profitable, engineering consulting firm. To anticipate the needs of our clients by keeping up with changing and improving technologies. To fully support our staff, so they can continue to meet our clients’ needs. Our mission is to operate consistently, allowing our clients to improve their communities’ health and safety with the assurance that their projects will endure and withstand the test of time.
Since 1974, the name Weller has been synonymous with excellence in commercial aquatic construction. Weller Pools is well qualified to provide design and construction expertise on all your project's water amenities. From the structural design of equipment rooms to the creation of detailed CAD generated drawings for your pumping and filtration systems, Weller's design staff is ready and able to assist your design team. Our experienced project management staff can assist your team members in everything from the ongoing stages of project development to the refinement of budgets. We can aid you in virtually every step along the way to ensure the successful development of your project. Finally, when it’s time to break ground, Weller's seasoned field personnel will construct to your exacting specifications and will do so the first time.
Boyd Civil Engineering Inc. was founded in 2012 as a professional consulting firm providing project management and civil engineering services to the residential, commercial, resort and hospitality development industries. The Company’s founder, Steven N. Boyd, P.E has lived and worked in the Orlando area since 1986. He obtained his Professional Engineers license in 1990 and has been providing consulting engineering services in the Central Florida region ever since. Our dedicated team provides professional engineering services for our valued clients. Services Provided: ◦ Due Diligence Investigations ◦ Project Management and Coordination ◦ Land Use and Zoning Entitlement Process Management ◦ Civil Engineering Design and Construction Documents ◦ Permitting ◦ Construction Phase Services (Excludes Construction Management)
With over 3 decades of experience, our mission is to help enable properties to thrive financially while providing our clients, their employees, members and guests, experiences that meet or exceed all of their expectations. XUDE Hospitality Management is dedicated to creating and enhancing long-term strategic partnering opportunities in the hospitality industry. We have assembled a team of seasoned industry professionals that have successfully owned and operated businesses in all segments of the hospitality industry in the United States and abroad. We add value to each of our strategic partnerships by utilizing our team’s expertise, industry knowledge, and extensive experience. The operational philosophy of XUDE emphasizes creativity, loyalty, and entrepreneurship from our Property Managers. Our Property Managers will take a hands-on approach in all aspects of the operation at each managed property. We will provide each Property Manager with comprehensive training in order to ensure that each property is being operated at the highest level. Xude Hospitality has owned and managed over 50 properties (resorts, hotels, golf and country clubs).
With a combined total of over 85 years of expertise, KR Management’s development team capabilities extend from project inception through building completion to management services. KR Management emphasizes a proven approach to space planning, master campus planning and facility program services. We succeed in taking a conceptual development idea to completion. When multiple service providers are involved-including architects, contractors, bankers, engineers, attorneys and governing bodies there is a natural potential for problems. KR Management coordinates all of these services with a highly skilled and experienced team.
From our headquarters in Orlando, Florida, we operate 18 office locations throughout Florida and Georgia, though we provide services throughout and outside of the United States. All offices are fully-equipped and staffed to offer a comprehensive array of engineering and construction-related services to provide for the various needs of our clients. Universal has become a reliable, cost-effective resource for clients nationwide looking to enhance the consistency of the plans review, inspection and code compliance responsibilities. Our staff provides geotechnical engineering, environmental services, construction materials testing, and building code compliance solutions for both county and municipal governments, builder groups and developers. Our projects range from on-call, task work order-based assignments to total turnkey management and staffing. This diversity and customization provides the best service for our clients’ needs and sets us apart from our competitors. We do not offer a broad-based or a one size fits all solution because we know every client or agency is unique. We take a proactive approach with solutions developed for each client, which allows for the most accommodating and responsive service package available in our industry. We practice a customer first, team approach to service. We have an effective, proven structure and processes in place to ensure customer satisfaction, and to maintain our hard-earned reputation as a leader in our industry. Universal’s mission is to do whatever it takes to provide our services with a primary focus on understanding and delivering solutions for each of our clients’ needs; whether it be fast-tracking, value engineering, ingenuity or any other requirement they may have.
Cuhaci & Peterson
C&P is a nationally recognized design firm that brings together a diverse team of planners, architects, engineers, designers, and staff with the purpose of developing the best solutions and projects for our clients. The depth of our expertise is focused in the retail, commercial and restaurant industry, and we work on projects throughout the United States and around the world. Established in 1978, in Orlando, FL, we’ve expanded our locations to include Philadelphia, Boston and Palm Beach, FL and are currently registered in 49 states. We are passionate about our work and inspired by the collaborative journey of discovery with our clients that fosters creativity, innovation and visionary solutions.
Bio-Tech Consulting is a full-service environmental consulting firm headquartered in Orlando, Fla. with offices across the state and clients throughout Florida and the Southeast. Their team of scientists, planners and project managers work to guide us through successful permitting and compliance processes on local, state and federal levels.
Butler Moore Architects
Established in 1978, BUTLER MOORE ARCHITECTS specializes in themed architecture, interior design and master planning that enhances the resort experience. With an expansive list of beautiful destination golf and luxury resort projects spanning the globe, BMA brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to New Errol. BMA’s golf resort portfolio extends internationally, but a handful of their local projects include Waldorf Astoria, Reunion and Reunion West, Grand Cypress, Isleworth, CC of Orlando, and more. Their portfolio also includes multi-family, commercial, retail and entertainment industries. With nearly four decades of full architectural services, BMA is a valuable part of our team, working together to build a successful future for New Errol.