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Grand Crowne signs management contract for Branson resorts

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Grand Crowne Resorts has contracted with Trading Places International for management of three vacation ownership properties in Branson.

According to the deal announced this week, Laguna Niguel, Calif.-based Trading Places is providing management services at Grand Crowne, Carriage Place and Surrey properties, which combined have more than 20,000 vacation rental owners.

Trading Places, an operating business of publicly traded Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq: IILG), is responsible for such services as front-desk check-in, housekeeping and unit maintenance; financial planning and budgeting in collaboration with association boards; rentals; and communications between the associations and their members, according to a news release.

“We’re confident that TPI will do an excellent job managing the owners’ associations,” Grand Crowne President C.J. Perme said in the release.

Perme started Grand Crowne Resorts as Surrey Vacation Resorts Inc. in 1981, after purchasing 12 acres in Branson. His construction company, L&J Consolidated Enterprises, began building the Townhouses at Surrey and since has established six more resort properties and more than 1,000 condominium-style units, according to

The Branson-based company now owns properties in Biloxi, Miss., and Pigeon Forge, Tenn., where Springfield architecture firm Sapp Design Associates Architects PC designed a $6.5 million lodge for Grand Crowne Resorts.

Trading Places manages resorts for more than 200,000 vacation owners and associations at more than 40 resorts in the United States, Hawaii, Mexico and Canada.[[In-content Ad]]


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