In Homer Tompkins’ previous email he describes VG East’s new owner as “The Baird Group”. It’s now believed that Mr. Tompkins spelling was incorrect - and he was describing Hopkins, MN based The Beard Group, Inc.
This developer has been active in the area in the past. In a brief Google search, a search for The Beard Group returned a few local results
Eminent domain discussion:
Ryland Homes connection:
Oneka Shores project:
Oneka Shores concept plan: