Florida Evergaldes Resort


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A new, zero carbon footprint, 150 room property to be located in the unique Evergaldes environment. 150 rooms and suites will be complimented with a spa, conference and meeting space, reatail outlets and waterfront docks for Kayaking, airboating, fishing and canoeing. Recreation water features will aboud next to firepits, hammocks, pools and hot tubs.


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Investment Opportunity A Full-Service Resort Development 1

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Investment Opportunity A Full-Service Resort Development Investment Opportunity A Full-Service Resort Development 2

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Our Mission To provide a spectacular guest experience in one of the world’s richest ecosystems. Our Vision To be a highly sought-after tourist destination. Florida Everglades Resort will have an enviable reputation and be widely recognized for its innovative and Platinum LEED-certified facilities, unparalleled guest service, strong environmental stewardship, compelling educational programs, and respect for the traditions of the land and its people. 3

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Where We Are In the heart of the Everglades Near Big Cypress, FL Fort Lauderdale Airport 1 hour Downtown Miami 1 hour Orlando 2.5 hours Downtown Naples 75 minutes Three miles from Seminole Tribe Headquarters & Seminole Museum Adjacent to Billie Swamp Safari, a 2,200 acre wildlife and nature attraction which attracts over 135,000 visitors annually 4

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What We Are Full-service nature and ecological resort 15 Acres leased from the Seminole Tribe of Florida 25-year lease with 25-year option for renewal Phase 1: 150 uniquely appointed guest rooms and villas Three story main lodge and restaurant Spa and Wellness center 4,500 sq. ft. conference facility 5

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What We Are Diversions: • Fishing • Canoeing • Kayaking • Hiking • Bird Watching • Photography • Survival Programs • Adventure Tours • Educational Classes • Water Features • Cooking Classes • Native American History • Yoga • Tai Chi • Geocaching • Adventure Races • Spa/Massage/Sauna • Archery • Airboat Tours • Biking • Interpretive Trails • Interactive Displays • Equine Tours • Fire Pit Gatherings 6

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What We Are Scheduled for opening 1st quarter 2012 The first zero carbon footprint resort to be built from the ground up in the U.S. Working with: Seminole Indian Tribe Florida Everglades Foundation National Geographic Society Estimated Cost $23 million 9

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What We Are Dedicated to supporting sustainability and certification Florida Everglades Resort 10

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Who We Are General Partner – C. Wendall Collins, founder and Chief Executive Officer of EcoExperience Development, Inc. Developed: Grand Key Resort, Key West The Islander, FL Keys 25 Commercial Properties in FL The Renewable Energy Institute of Florida Florida Governor appointee to the Nature-Based and Heritage Tourism Advisory Committee 11

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Who We Are Operations Partner - Cindy L. Bower, CHA, is founder and Chief Executive Officer for Calibre Management, Inc., Calibre includes projects located within the United States, Central America, Mexico, and Canada Former President of Yosemite National Park Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA) recipient of the “Environmental” Award and the Orlando Florida “Hotelier of the Year” Award 12

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Who We Are Michael B. Fuller, AIA, is the founder of MF[a] Architects of Aspen and Telluride, Colorado 25 years designing and producing quality projects Architectural Design for: The Inn of the Anasazi in Santa Fe, NM Retreat Center - St. Benedict Monastery of Old Snowmass, CO Children’s camp on Catalina Island for Jean Michel Cousteau Foundation Design Excellence Awards from: • Architectural Digest • Conde Nast Traveler • Aspen Magazine • HGTV’s Homes Across America • Architectural Record • Western Interiors and Design 13

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Who We Are Dina Belon and Mike Sayre the founders of BelonSayre, LLC Sustainable Development Managers for Florida Everglades Resort Both are LEED AP’s having experience with multiple green development projects BelonSayre is Located in Titusville, FL Mike has 35 years of experience in all aspects of development Dina is published and regularly speaks on the topic of sustainability. Major brand project experience: • Rosewood • Marriott • Ritz Carlton • Hyatt 14

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Who We Are Bill Browning, the founder of Terrapin of Washington, D.C one of the green building and real estate industry’s foremost thinkers and strategists Chris P. Zimmerman, AIA principal of CPZ Architects, Inc. has practiced architecture for over 25 years in South Florida. His firm’s portfolio includes an extensive amount of recreational facilities and convention center expansions for both private and public clients Brian Dugas LEED, AP one of Florida’s top green building and energy consultants William & Cathy Steckroth, founders of Steckroth Hospitality Group, Inc. (SHG), ranked among the top hotel purchasing companies in the U.S. specializing in interior design, project management, mortgage and funding, franchise systems, and hotel procurement Bitner Goodman, one of South Florida’s leading public relations firms Bill Vervaeke, marketing, branding and sales professional previously with Palm Beach County, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group & Club Med 15

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Contact Information: EcoExperience Development, Inc. Calibre Management, Inc. C. Wendall Collins Cindy L. Bower, CHA (561) 379-5385 (cellular) (713) 876-0588 (cellular) WendallCollins@att.net CBower7@comcast.net FloridaEvergladesResort.com The information contained herein, including attachments, has been obtained from a variety of sources. The materials are for informational and investment purposes only. All information and data is confidential and is being furnished to potential investors upon the express condition that the investor shall treat such information as confidential and shall not a disclose, permit the disclosure of, release, disseminate, or transfer any of the information to any other third parties (except for investor’s consultants, or parties that are bound to observe this confidentiality condition and are utilizing such information for the sole purpose of evaluating the possible development loan) without the expressed prior written consent of EcoExperience Development, Inc. and Calibre Management, Inc. Any opinions of value and economic analysis are estimates, do not constitute an appraisal value and are not guaranteed. 16

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