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•  CNBC International Property Award (2009) – 
Victor International wins two prestigious awards - Best Residential Development, Bay Harbor and Best Marina Development International, North Sound Yacht Club

•  Clean Marina Recertification (2009) – 
Bay Harbor Lake MarinaMichigan Boating Industries Association, Michigan Sea Grant, and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality

•  GEM Visionary Award (2009) – David V. Johnson, Developer Given by COO Richard Kasper of Global Electric Motors

•  Guinness Book of World Records (2009) – Bay Harbor Largest Electric Vehicle Parade

 ULI International Award for Excellence (2003) – Bay Harbor -  Urban Land Institute

• Top 50 Best Resort Courses (2003) - Conde Nast Traveler

 Honor Award (2002) – SmithGroup-JJR for Bay Harbor - American Society of Landscape Architects

• America’s Top 75 Golf Resorts (2002) - #20 - Golf Digest

• Regional Cooperation Award  (2001) – Bay Harbor and Emmet County Planning Office - Northwest Michigan Council of Governments (NWMCOG) and the Planner’s Review and Advisory Committee (PRAC)

• Environmental Leader Award (2000) - Golf Digest

• Build Michigan Award (1999) – Clark Construction for Bay Harbor - Associated General Contractors (Michigan Chapter)

• Beautification Award  (1996) – Bay Harbor and NTH Consultants - Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce

• Environmentalist of the Year (1995) – Bay Harbor Company - Michigan Chamber of Commerce


• "Creating a Legacy Lifestyle"- Michigan Blue is quoted to say "unfolding along five miles of Lake Michigan's scalloped shoreline between Petoskey and Charlevoix, Bay Harbor is one of the state's top storybook settings for making memories."

• "Riding High" - Stratos named Bay Harbor Equestrian Club a place "for those who enjoy being in the saddle, an exclusive equestrian property." Along with Rarity Bay located in Tennessee, The Oaks located in Florida and a few other amazing spots.

• “Top Ten Ports” - MotorBoating Magazine named Bay Harbor Lake Marina a top ten port.  It was listed in the company of phenomenal ports such as Charleston, Key West and the Bahamas

• “Clean Marina” - Bay Harbor Lake Marina was designated one of four clean marinas in Michigan due to excellence in environmental risk reduction, good business practices, and wildlife habitat enhancement

• “Top 100 Courses in America” - Golf Magazine ranked Bay Harbor Golf Club #8 of the top 100 courses in America

• “Four Great Places to Live with Your Horse” - Everything for Horse & Rider featured Bay Harbor as one of the four great places to live with your horse in the United States

• “Top 100 Golf Resorts in the World” - Conde Nast ranked the Bay Harbor Golf Club and The Inn at Bay Harbor #8 of the top 100 golf resorts in the world

• “10 Best Family-Boating Resorts” - BoatingLife  named Bay Harbor Lake Marina and The Inn at Bay Harbor one of the 10 best family boating resorts

• “American’s Best Golf Resort” - Golf Magazine named the Bay Harbor Golf Club and The Inn at Bay Harbor American’s Best Golf Resort 2006

• “12 Years in the Making” - Construction Today featured Bay Harbor on the cover of their magazine and wrote an article focusing on the philosophy behind creating a luxury resort

• “Love at First Sight” - Corp! magazine featured Bay Harbor and Bay Harbor property owners in an article about northern Michigan tourism


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