Owner's representation for a 258 room resort located on the French side of St Martin. Assignment consist of providing intelligence to partners regarding operational efficiency, renovation leadership and direct assistance to secure fiscal incentives from European Community, French State and local island authorities.
Spearheading several initiatives for delivery of furniture, seating and lighting from factory direct sources in Asia/Mexico while providing full procurement and interior design services as requested by respective clients. Current projects includes a select service hotel under design on the east coast, an upscale hotel scheduling a complete renovation on the west coast and three (3) large resorts & condominium/residential developments located in the Caribbean.
Retained by developer to review, analyze and benchmark management agreement(s) and participate in contract negotiations for a 300+ room branded All-Inclusive resort to be located on the island of St Lucia. Assignment consist of contrasting current proposal to similar alternatives in the AI segment outlining potential pitfall clauses while advising partners to seek best in class practices to maximize flexibility for ownership and accountability for brand/operator.
Currently spearheading advisory assignment for owner of underperforming asset to select new brand, negotiate new management agreement and reposition asset as a upper upscale resort now offering an experience driven stay for guests and a for sale residential component to significantly improve viability of owner's initial investment and implement a new exit strategy at medium term.
Engaged by ownership to assess branding/management situation and seek alternatives for owners to take over operations under a new soft flag with a prominent US hotel company. Re branding with Curio by Hilton occurred in 2022 while maintaining an asset management role post operation start. A cooperation with Giovanni Ronghi.
On behalf of owner/developer and in cooperation with Luxe Capital, negotiated management agreement for a 150+ room and residence AC by Marriott project to be located in Santo Domingo business district and finalized deal terms and management agreement suite of documentation (7 contracts from management, to residential, key money, and marketing) for the 300+ room & residences St Regis Cap Cana currently under construction and scheduled to open in 2024.