HOSPITALITY

THE JAMES, CHICAGO 2004-2007

Owner Developer | $75m Luxury Hotel Conversion | A 300-room Gut Renovation
Acquired and fully renovated within 12 months
Property was rated #3 hotel in Chicago after Peninsula and Four Seasons within one year.
Sold for highest price per key ever in Chicago.

THE JAMES, SCOTTSDALE 2002-2005

Owner Developer | $30m Boutique Hotel Conversion | A 204-room 7-acre Gut Renovation
Acquired and fully renovated within 8 months
Property was rated “America’s Sexiest Hotel” by Travel & Leisure open opening
Sold to Morgan’s Hotel Group for 2x multiple on cost

LE SERENO BEACH HOTEL - ST. BARTHELEMY 2001-2003

Owner Developer | $30m – Luxury Hotel Conversion | A 40-Room 3-acre Gut Renovation

THE JAMES HOTEL, NEW YORK - SOHO 2009 – 2010

Development Manager | $105m – Luxury Boutique Hotel | A 115-Room New Construction
Lead the design process, brand oversight, and project management efforts overseeing the owner/developer’s construction from the brand and manager’s perspective.

8950 SUNSET BOULEVARD, WEST HOLLYWOOD 2005 – 2013

Owner Developer | $50m Land Assemblage
Acquired and obtained full entitlements and plan approval to build the 220-room luxury hotel and sold property for record land price in West Hollywood.

THE SURREY, NEW YORK 2008-2010

Owner Developer | $85m – 5-Star Luxury Hotel | A 186-room Gut Renovation
Oversaw the design and development of the conversion of the hotel to luxury standard. 

THE BUCKINGHAM HOTEL, NEW YORK 2007-2010

Owner Developer |  $95m – Luxury Hotel | A 200-room High-end Market Repositioning
Acquired world-class corner of 57th & 6th Property from complicated partnership, completed predevelopment for luxury hotel conversion, and sold property for record price for un-renovated hotel in NYC.