Marinas and Ferry Service

Dornbusch Associates has performed the full range of services to demonstrate feasibility and support funding for marina and passenger ferry service development and redevelopment, both for public agencies contracting with private developers/operators and for private clients. The firm’s services include:

  • Market analysis,
  • Financial feasibility analysis,
  • Economic impact analyses,
  • Architectural/engineering condition assessment administration,
  • Concession, leasing and management contracting terms formulation and strategy, and
  • Contracting assistance – including RFQ and RFP preparation and proposal evaluation.

Past marina projects include:

Additional marina experience includes: 

  • Lake Skinner (California)Diamond Valley Lake (California)
    • Echo Bay and Calville marinas (Arizona)
    • Glen Canyon National Recreation Area (Arizona)
    • Lake Washington(Washington)
    • Gateway National Recreation Area Marina (New York)
    • Lake Roosevelt (Washington)
    • Belle Haven Marina (Washington, D.C.)
  • Sacramento (California)Crescent City (California)
  • San Leandro (California)
  • Long Beach Marinas (California)Port of Los Angeles Marinas (California)
  • Spindrift Marina (California)
  • Driftwood Marina (California)
  • Vallejo Marina (California)
  • Dana Point Harbor (California)
  • Port of Los Angeles Marinas (California)
  • Marina del Rey Harbor (California)
  • Shelter Island, San Diego (California)

Past ferry, charter, and tour boat operations feasibility, development and redevelopment analyses include:

  • Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island National Monuments ferry
  • Alcatraz National Monument ferry
  • Fort Sumter National Monument tour boat
  • Gulf Islands ferries in Mississippi and Florida
  • Colonial National Historic Park tour boat
  • Channel Islands National Park ferry
  • Isle Royale National Park ferry and tour boat
  • Biscayne National Park tour boats
  • Puerto Rico – policy and legislation to promote mega yacht and charter boat tourism