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Alumni Newsletter July 2015

Dear HVS Alumni,

The wonderful season we long for all winter is upon us. Trust you will be taking some time with family and friends to enjoy new adventures, explore exotic locales, and recharge your batteries. Isn’t that what summer is all about?

Please mark your calendars for Thursday, September 17, 2015 for the 4th Annual HVS Hotel Market Connections in a city near you. HVS will host a series of exclusive networking events that will provide a unique opportunity to learn from and network with industry peers. Each presentation will be facilitated by the region’s leading executive who will focus on trends in hotel supply and demand, as well as up-to-the-moment snapshots of hotel values, transactions, cap rates, and operating trends.

HVS Hotel Market Connections will feature panels of regional experts who will share valuable insights, providing interactive discussion forums on the prospects and challenges facing the respective region’s hotel industry. The registration fee includes a complimentary networking event with food and beverage, during which attendees will have a chance to meet and mingle with other hotel industry professionals. More than 560 attendees participated across eleven markets in 2014, and we look forward to seeing you this year! We are proud of the accomplishments of our alumni!

Please contact Nicole Roantree (nroantree@hvs.com) for more information.

Alumni Newsletter May 2014

Dear HVS Alumni,

Riding on the coattails of the successful 2013 US Hotel Marketing Connections, HVS will present Global Hotel Market Connections, scheduled for Wednesday, June 18, 2014. This series of hotel intelligence seminars, scheduled in 10 cities around the world, will deliver critical insights from a panel of local experts on issues facing the hospitality industry in that specific region. The common theme throughout all the sessions will focus on the topic of threat or opportunity of new supply in that particular market. Other discussion items include: trends in hotel lending and valuation; up-to-the-moment snapshots of hotel values, transactions, cap rates, and operating trends in each location; and a forecast of global hotel values through 2017 and beyond.

HVS Connections seminars will be held in Athens, Bangkok, Chicago, London, Miami, Mexico City, New York, San Francisco, Toronto and Vancouver. – Wednesday, June 18, 2014.

Specific topics in the respective Connections locations include:

  • Hotel Supply & Demand in the Chicago Market, and a Review of Proposed New Supply and Major Changes for the Future.
  • Value Trends & Investor Interest. What is Keeping NYC Afloat?
  • What’s the Upside From Here? Ownership and Operational Perspectives in the San Francisco Bay Area
  • What are Some Developer and Operator Perspectives of South Florida’s Hotel Market?
  • Focus on China: How does the Chinese Market Impact Hotel Investment and Performance in Vancouver?
  • What is the Supply Outlook for the Hospitality Market in Greece?
  • Effective Design Solutions and Innovations – Destination Thailand: Are we prepared for the next 25 million tourists?

Immediately following the event, every participant will receive a summary of the salient discussion points on all the participating markets. Everyone will be provided with a unique real-time snapshot of what is happening in the lodging markets throughout the world.

Registration fees and agendas vary by location. For more information about your specific market event, and to register, please visit www.hotelmarketconnections.com  

Dorothy Jennings

Kate Lutfy

Alumni Newsletter April 2014

Dear HVS Alumni,

Please join HVS Toronto May 5th, 2014 at the Park Hyatt Toronto’s roof salon for a cocktail party.

Alumni Newsletter August 2013

Dear HVS Alumni,

Stay tuned, we are planning several exciting Alumni events in 2014! These include receptions in New York, Berlin, Toronto, Dubai, Singapore, and Houston...

HVS Alumni Update – San Francisco and Los Angeles

US Hotel Market Connections Event May 1 in San Francisco

From left to right: Panelist Moderator & HVS Senior Vice President Elaine Sahlins; Wells Fargo Securities Vice President Michael Harrison Brown; The Rim Corporation President & CEO Mark F. Burden; HFF Managing Director & HVS Alumnus Holden Lim; The Kor Group Principal Brian De Lowe. Photo by Kathryn Gritt.

US Hotel Market Connections Event in Los Angeles

From left to right: Wyndham Worldwide Vice President of Development & HVS Alumnus Brian K. Rodgers; Wells Fargo Vice President Stefani Turner; Ashford Hospitality Trust Vice President & HVS Alumnus Mitchell Roberts; RobertDouglas Principal & HVS Alumni Stephen E. O’Connor; HVS Senior Managing Director Suzanne R. Mellen. Photo by Shannon Okada.

Daniel Taccone, HVS Alumnus & current Marketing Manager at Expedia, also attended the Market Connections event in LA.

Earn a referral fee from the Newport, RI Office...
HVS Alumni can earn referral fees from HVS Hotel Management & HVS Asset Management!

Referral fees for hotel management and asset management are potentially the largest referral fees available in HVS and alumni are eligible for this program too! For each month we have a contract that you’ve referred to us, we will send you a check for 5% of the base fee...

HVS Alumni Reunion

On Monday, January 14th, the New York office hosted its first alumni reception at Stout’s Pub in New York City with over 50 attendees consisting of both alumni and current associates. Stephen Rushmore, Jr, HVS President & CEO. welcomed everyone and gave a short update on what is going on at HVS. In addition, he briefly discussed our new initiative where we will be hosting a concurrent conference across 15 different markets in the United States on May 1st. Branded as US Hotel Market Connections, all the different locations will be connected via webinar so attendees can efficiently capture both the local and national perspective...

Alumni Events

The San Francisco office is in the process of planning an Alumni Reunion. Kindly prepare your calendars’ and wait for more details to come.

U.S. Hotel Market Connections

Hundreds of hotel stakeholders. Fifteen markets. Three extraordinary hours. One memorable event. HVS invites hotel investors, owners, brokers, and experts to make connections and experience a revolutionary delivery of local and nationwide hotel market intelligence...

Andrew Reed
Andrew Reed

Andrew has decided to join Destination Hotels & Resorts in Denver, Colorado after three wonderful years with HVS. Andy will assist in underwriting investment opportunities in key urban and resort markets across the United States, the Caribbean, and Mexico...

HVS Events on the Horizon

3-4 April 2013
Grand Hyatt Mumbai, India

17-19 April 2013
Grand Hyatt Shanghai, China

US Hotel Market Connections 2013
1 May 2013

11-12 April 2013
Fairmont Grand Hotel Kyiv, Ukraine

7-8 May 2013
Ritz-Carlton Pacific Place, Jakarta, Indonesia

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