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Industry mourns Michigan yacht club developer

Dennis “Denny” Heck, developer of the first dockominium in Michigan, died June 7.

Dennis “Denny” Heck, developer of the first dockominium in Michigan, died June 7.

At U.S. Coastal Development LLC, Heck worked with state officials and lawyers to develop the first master deed for dock sales, according to the Northwest Marine Yacht Club in Charlevoix.

He also was the visionary and developer of that yacht club, the Duncan Bay Boat Club in Cheboygan and the Fairport West Yacht Club in Charlevoix, all in Michigan, and the Prairie Harbor Yacht Club in Pleasant Prairie, Wis.

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