Palmilla Golf Course McCombsis improving the community and guest experience at Palmilla(credit: Kuper Sotheby's International Realty).

PORT ARANSAS, TX—What the financial crisis didn't doin Harveyfinished as the former Newport Dunes golf course hashad a rocky ride during the past 10 years. Fast forward to recentyears while owner/developer McCombs Properties works to repositionwhat is now the Palmilla Beach Resort and Golf Community on MustangIsland.

“Hurricane Harvey took a heavy toll on the golf course,effectively destroying the greens and irrigation systems,” saidMcCombs Properties' Harry Adams. “As with other community assetsdamaged by the storm, we chose not to settle for merely rebuildingwhat existed before the storm, but to improve the community and ourguest experience by building something better, more appropriate forthe tourism-based market, and more exciting.”

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Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown is an editor for the south and west regions of She has 25-plus years of real estate experience, with a regional PR role at Grubb & Ellis and a national communications position at MMI. Brown also spent 10 years as executive director at NAIOP San Francisco Bay Area chapter, where she led the organization to achieving its first national award honors and recognition on Capitol Hill. She has written extensively on commercial real estate topics and edited numerous pieces on the subject.