The Company


Stand Rock Partners. A company defined by a partnership, which makes the venture of next generation waterpark adventure themed resorts – stronger. The collaboration between Stand Rock Hospitality and Landmark Development Company heightens the experience and expertise of destination development and resort management, taking it to the next level for our guests.

Stronger Together

Stand Rock Hospitality was founded in 2007 in Wisconsin Dells, WI, the “Waterpark Capital of the World”. Its team of hospitality professionals has an extensive background in the waterpark segment from founding, developing and managing “America’s Largest Waterpark Resort” to owning and operating “America’s Largest Outdoor Waterpark”.

Landmark Development Company was founded in 2001 and has evolved its internal organization over nearly 20 years to anticipate and address the ever-changing market demands. Landmark prides itself as a creative team with years of diverse experience, a disciplined approach and community focus. Landmark’s experience ranges from renown sports stadiums to the revitalization of major city-scapes, with focus of creating iconic destinations.

Hospitality Experience

Hospitality is all about experience creation and who better to trust than the innovators of the waterpark resort. Focusing on the beginning-to-end guest experience starts with understanding the customer journey. The waterpark resort segment is one of the fastest growing markets worldwide, this is due to the next generations craving new experiences to share.

Diverse Experience

There is no substitute for experience, and our experience across the board and diverse market sectors gives us the knowledge and judgement to drive successful outcomes on major developments. Our project leaders are accustomed to managing the myriad of details and disciplines at every stage of the development process.


Waterpark Development

Working hand in hand with contractors to deliver a well-planned waterpark to exceed safety standards and incorporate state of the art design and features for guests. Delivering unique and custom waterpark resorts and entertainment amenities.

Community Focused

We pride ourselves not only on the structures that we create, but also the social, economic, cultural, environmental and lifestyle impacts our projects foster. Success for our projects is measured beyond the basic fundamentals of real estate development to include measurable and sustainable economic and social gain for our community partners.

Resort Management

Management requires highly qualified experts who are results driven. Our approach is strategy layered with experienced implementation, assuring excellence in every aspect of resort management. Providing support of all operations, to ensure our properties are running prudently and positioned for growth to provide maximum profitability.


Industry Recognition

The team is routinely recognized in the industry for our accomplishments and contributions to the communities we serve. Most recently, we have been recognized with one of the highest accolades in the industry, the prestigious Urban Land Institute (ULI) Global Award for Excellence.

The Team

“Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” – Vince Lombardi

The Stand Rock Partners team is comprised of industry leaders with a myriad of talents including design, development, finance, marketing and management-operations. Together, we make the next generation of waterpark adventure themed resorts possible.

Robert P. Dunn

Co-Managing Partner

Pete Helland, Jr.

Co-Managing Partner