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Richard Graves & Associates is an independent consulting firm specializing in all facets of marina business development. The principal, Richard (Dick) Graves, has over 30 years experience in the marina industry. The majority of his experience is in on-site management, specializing in start-up and turn-around management.
Our Associates are a variety of experienced professionals unmatched anywhere else in the industry. Our team can provide the complete package, including; site selection, feasibility studies, marina design, project management, engineering, permitting assistance, environmental studies, construction and even upland design and development.
To provide marina owners, developers and investors with honest and unbiased evaluations and recommendations for proposed projects, acquisitions and business development.
- Feasibility Studies 20%
- Marketing Planning 20%
- Start-up Management 20%
- Turn-around Management 20%
- Operation/Heavy Weather Plans 10%
- Marina Design 5%
- Expert Witness 5%
Partial List of Services:
Start-up and Turn-Around Management
Marina Design and Development
Financial Forecasting Proformas
Market Research and Analysis
Strategic Marketing Plans
Ad Design and Media Planning
Business Plan Development
Service and Quality Improvement
Through his industry contacts, marketing knowledge and passion for quality, Dick filled the marina quickly upon completion in March 2001. In addition, he provided valuable feedback and assistance with respect to the overall management of the multi-use project, its security, service, maintenance and operational policies.