WE Advisory Board
David Erlich, Co-General Manager
AMRIT OCEAN RESORT & RESIDENCES
Singer Island, Florida (January 2020) – With 30 years of hospitality and spa experience, David Erlich was recently named Co-General Manager of Amrit Ocean Resort & Residences, which is due to open in Palm Beach County in Fall, 2020. His career has included working with some of the world’s leading brands including Hyatt, Ritz Carlton, Fairmont, Viceroy and Sandals Resorts and overseeing some of the world’s most notable spas. His most recent position was Corporate Director of Spa & Wellness for Sandals Resorts International, overseeing 19 Red Lane Spa Operations in seven Caribbean countries.
Erlich’s three decades in hospitality includes multiple senior roles in rooms division management positions at Hyatt Hotels & Resorts and luxury brands such as The Ritz Carlton Hotel Company and the Viceroy Hotel Group.
His experience also includes serving as Director of Spa and Retail Operations for Glenwood Hot Springs Resort, home of the award-winning Spa of the Rockies, as well as Regional Director of Spa Operations for Fairmont Raffles Hotels International and Executive Director for Spa and Retail Operations for the 50,000 square foot Spa Grande at the Grand Wailea Resort on the island of Maui. Under his leadership, Conde Nast Traveler readers rated Spa Grande the #1 spa in USA for 1998 and the #1 spa resort in the world 1997, 1998 and 1999.
A familiar name in the wellness industry, Erlich has served on the board of the International Spa Association (ISPA) and currently serves on the board of the Balneology Association of North America (BANA). Practicing what he preaches about health and fitness, Erlich is a devoted triathlete, adventure racer and surfer.
“When I heard the intention, depth and breadth of what is planned for Amrit on Singer Island, the position of Co-General Manager, Wellness was irresistible,” explains Erlich. “Its visionary owner, Dilip Barot, has created quite a canvas here, which will enable us to do some amazing, cutting-edge work in the wellness/hospitality space.”
About Amrit Ocean Resort & Residences
Spanning over seven acres of the Atlantic shoreline in Palm Beach County’s picturesque Singer Island, Amrit Ocean Resort & Residences (Amrit) is a new paradigm of mindful living for those pursuing an unparalleled wellness lifestyle. Amrit has developed comprehensive programming that optimizes one’s personalized wellness of mind, body and spirit. By offering expert education, instruction, and influence on positive lifestyle changes based on
The Five Pillars (nutrition, fitness, mindfulness, sleep, and relaxation), Amrit offers a means to embark on a personalized journey towards greater physical and mental well-being. Upon completion, scheduled for Spring/Summer 2020, the property’s two towers will be home to a resort residential mix of 182 condos and 155 wellness rooms. Condos range from $900,00 to $4 million. Address: 3100 North Ocean Drive, Singer Island, Riviera Beach, FL 33404.
About Creative Choice Group
Established in the mid 1980’s, Creative Choice Group is a diversified group of affiliated companies with a focus that spans across the realms of investment management, technology, multi-family residential, mixed-use, and commercial properties, The Group employs over 3,500 team members across North America, Caribbean, and Asia. Founded by Dilip Barot, Creative Choice has collectively conceptualized, financed, designed, built and successfully managed more than 20 million square feet of real estate across the globe. Mr. Barot has been featured in many national and international publications such as Forbes magazine, Robb Report, Mansion Global and Wall Street Journal. For more information, please visit, www.creativechoicegroup.com