When did you start your business?
We opened in November 2004.
What is unique about your business?
We are unique to West Michigan because we provide lakefront dining and a variety of lodging options including a hotel, Bay Pointe Woods cottages and our historical BoatHouse Villa. We also offer several unique indoor and outdoor venues for social events, corporate meetings and retreats for up to 300 guests.
What products and or services do you provide?
We provide lakefront dining, year-round entertainment, several lodging options and a variety of indoor and outdoor event and meeting venues to host weddings, corporate meeting and retreats and social functions.
Give us a little background history on your business.
Gun Lake residents and founders Mike and Patti Powers purchased the historical Bay Pointe Restaurant in 2003 and built and opened the new Bay Pointe in 2004. Since then they’ve experienced four major expansions and now the resort compound encompasses 10 acres of lakefront and wooded property. The award-winning resort specializes in delivering exceptional hospitality for locals as well as visitors from all over the Midwest.
Are you running any specials?
We regularly offer a variety of dining, lodging and event specials depending on the season, time of year and type of event.
What is the one thing everyone who hears about your business asks? Now’s your chance to answer.
People often ask if we would consider building another Bay Pointe elsewhere or consider franchising because they are impressed with our unique property and the hospitality our service teams provide!
Do you support a community charity?
Bay Pointe strongly believes in giving back to our local community. We support numerous local charities that align with our core belief of faith and servant leadership to help others in need in our close-knit community.
Do you support any community events?
Bay Pointe supports a variety of community events involving Gun Lake, Barry County and West Michigan. We couldn’t be successful without the loyal and dedicated support of our friends and neighbors.
Anything else you would like to add?
We are blessed to live, work and raise our families in this small community that offers everything we could need or want!