Gulf Blue Group, founded in 2006, is an investment, development, and consulting firm focused on middle market business acquisitions and dispositions, mixed use real estate, and solutions for businesses seeking operational efficiencies, strategic growth, and brand enhancement.
Gulf Blue Vacations | Acquired 20+ employee 300+ property vacation rental management company on the Gulf Coast of Florida, Alabama, and Mississippi. Rebranded, applied cutting edge technology, streamlined operations, implemented brand awareness campaign, and grew revenues over 25%. Sold Gulf Blue Vacations to Southern Rentals & Real Estate in 2016.
The Lee House | Acquired bayfront hotel and events venue situated in the heart of historic downtown Pensacola, Florida. Applied cutting edge technology, streamlined operations, implemented brand awareness campaign, and grew revenues over 30%. Sold the Lee House to the Studer family in 2020. leehousepensacola.com
Bluetique | In 2013, founded a coastal clothing, jewelry, and accessory boutique for women offering elegant and fun seasonal styles. bluetiquepensacola.com
1559 | Trademarked “1559” and launched a 1559 brand of t-shirts and gifts. 1559 is the settlement date of Pensacola, Florida, the first settlement in the North America.
212 S. Alcaniz Street | Developed 4,000 SF build-to-suit office building in the Historic District of downtown Pensacola, Florida.
2010 Johnson Avenue | Developed 5,000 SF build-to-suit medical office building in Pensacola, Florida.
220 W. Garden Street | Consulted on the successful disposition of 100,000 sf office building in downtown Pensacola, Florida.
Highlands Park | Presently consulting on the planning, use strategy, and disposition of a 5.15 acre commercial site in Daphne, Alabama.
The East Garden District | Presently the owner’s representative, brand developer, and project coordinator for $50M mixed-use development in downtown Pensacola, Florida, at Garden Street, Jefferson Street, and Chase Street. Project to include new 170 key boutique hotel, new 250+ space parking deck, new 20,000 sf mixed-use building, new 15,000 sf residential brownstones, redesign of Jefferson Street between Garden Street and Chase Street, and the renovation of 20,000 sf of existing restaurant / retail space on Garden Street. eastgardendistrict.com
Southern Rentals & Real Estate | Consulted on operations and the reorganization of Southern’s residential leasing division. gosouthern.com
Sunny Days Foundation | Founder & Current Chairman of the Board | Sunny Days Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization supporting pediatric oncology patients and their families. Through cash and in-kind donations, Sunny Days provides the impactful emotional sunshine of family vacation experiences on Pensacola Beach, Florida, to the kiddos and families that are fighting the difficult fight of pediatric cancer. sunnydaysfoundation.org
Studer Community Institute | Current Board Member | SCI is a Pensacola, Florida, nonprofit organization focused on Pensacola early learning initiatives, leadership development, and the building of vibrant communities. studeri.org
Visit Pensacola | Past Board Member, Treasurer, Vice-Chairman, and Chairman of the Board | Visit Pensacola is the Escambia County, Florida, Destination Marketing Organization. visitpensacola.com
Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools | Pro-Bono Start-up Consultant & Donor | The Children’s Defense Fund’s Leave No Child Behind mission is to ensure every child a Healthy Start, a Head Start, a Fair Start, a Safe Start and a Moral Start in life and successful passage to adulthood with the help of caring families and communities. childrensdefense.org
Founder & President
Tosh has over 20 years of business experience and is the President and Founder of Gulf Blue Group. Tosh leads Gulf Blue Group’s operations, marketing, business development, and project execution.
Prior to Gulf Blue Group, Tosh worked as a Design Associate for renowned Golf Course Architect, Tom Fazio. In his 9 years with Fazio Golf Course Designers, Tosh worked all over the country on world-class golf design projects such as: Fallen Oak for MGM Mirage, Amelia National, Pinehurst #4, Finley Golf Course at the University of North Carolina, Firestone West Course, Independence Golf Club for the VSGA, Sandy Lane Green Monkey Course in Barbados, Merion Golf Club, Winged Foot, Oak Hill, Quail Hollow Club, and Augusta National.
Tosh grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and attended The Haverford School. He graduated from Trinity College with a BA in economics and was co-captain of the #2 nationally ranked varsity squash team. Upon graduating from Trinity, Tosh biked across the United States in 50 days. Tosh lives in Gulf Breeze, Florida, with his wife Laura, daughter Hannah, son Spence, and dog Charles “Barkley”.
Gulf Blue Group
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