Wheels Up, the leading brand in private aviation, announced a new strategic partnership with South Street Partners – the largest master-planned residential community developer in the Southeast – providing Wheels Up members with an opportunity to experience select South Street residential and hospitality properties at Kiawah Island, The Cliffs, Residences at Salamander and Palmetto Bluff. Members at South Street’s participating communities’ will be provided with attractive Wheels Up membership rates and offerings as well as access to curated events across the globe. The two brands are joining forces to create personalized, elevated, and seamless membership experiences, both on the ground and in the air.
South Street’s storied properties include:
• Kiawah Island: Located just a short drive from historic Charleston, SC, Kiawah Island boasts 10 miles of stunning shoreline, best-in-class amenities, over 30 miles of bike trails, and limitless outdoor pursuits including golf on the famed fairways the Island is best known for.
• Palmetto Bluff: A vibrant 20,000-acre waterfront conservation community, Palmetto Bluff features 32 miles of riverfront, a Forbes’ Five Star Montage Palmetto Bluff resort, a private club, and a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course.
• The Cliffs: A collection of seven private, luxury residential mountain and lake club communities located across the stunning mountains of the Carolinas, The Cliffs is anchored by seven award-winning golf courses and outstanding lifestyle amenities.
• The Residences at Salamander: A collection of luxury, built-for-sale homes within the Forbes’ Five Star Salamander Resort & Spa’s expansive grounds, which feature miles of hiking and biking trails, indoor and outdoor pools, a zip-line course, an equestrian center and tennis courts.
“This unique partnership exemplifies the ethos of our brand, creating indelible moments that matter,” said Lee Applbaum, CMO at Wheels Up. “Working with South Street, we are able to deliver an integrated, and elevated experience in the air and on the ground, whether traveling to one of their spectacular communities, or enjoying an exclusive Wheels Down event with fellow members and residents.”
Members from South Street communities can benefit from exceptional, personalized Wheels Up membership offerings, including special rates and access to the member benefits program, which provides opportunities with preeminent lifestyle brands like Porsche, American Express, Wine Access, Abercrombie & Kent and more. Wheels Up memberships will allow residents of South Street communities to plan trips between participating properties with ease, while receiving best-in-class service throughout. Conceived to create an effortless travel option for busy families, this collaboration will endeavor to improve the quality of life for all participants.
“We are excited to partner with Wheels Up and delighted to invite their members to explore our exceptional communities’ across the Southeast,” said Chris Randolph, partner at South Street. “Wheels Up shares our belief that the most precious commodity in life is time - time to spend with those you love, in a place you love - making this an ideal collaboration.”
Wheels Up will fly members to properties across South Street’s expansive portfolio, each of which boasts a distinctive feel and experience. Guests can explore a range of luxury real estate offerings in these unique communities which saw record shattering sales again in 2021, driven by buyers’ desire for unfettered access to the outdoors and unlimited recreational opportunities.
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