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A Brief Overview of the Services Offered include:

The firm’s independent investment appraisals, valuation and feasibility studies are rigorous and have been accepted in support of capital raise, financing/refinancing and recapitalization by regional and international financial institutions and investor base, as well as by all the major hotel operators/brands including Hyatt, InterContinental, Marriott, Hilton, Ritz Carlton, Starwood, Fairmont, Rosewood, Banyan Tree, Mandarin Oriental, Four Seasons Hotels, Auberge, Regent International, Jumeirah, Rock Resorts, Six Senses and Viceroy Hotels.

The company offers design and development support services to ensure that projects (renovation or new build) progress through various stages of development to completion. Assistance ranges from conceptual studies, master planning support, development planning, fiscal incentive negotiations and financial structures (including Economic Citizenship Programs), project oversight / management and design input. operator/brand search and selection, management and franchise negotiations and liaison between the client and the hotel corporation.

The company can undertake brand / operator search, selection, contract negotiation and appointment, rebranding and management contract work-outs, whereby the brand/operator are appointed through a meticulous RFP evaluation process. The company has also undertaken operator performance reviews and acted in major litigations.

During the last four economic downturns, the firm has gained valuable experience in investment and asset management in times of crisis. The consultancy offers operations and real estate asset management services; cost containment planning, development and implementation; lifecycle maintenance and risk management; capital stack restructure/work-outs; and acquisitions/dispositions/divestments.

The company can assist or lead the transaction execution process starting from deal origination, Investment appraisal and valuation to due diligence, capital stack raise/management and transaction closing.

Project Appraisals & Development Concept.

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  • Initial Project Appraisal –  assess market conditions,  competition,  bench marking ,  accessibility and demand
  • “Best Fit” operators – most effective way to operate the proposed project ie Management company, franchise, Consortia affiliation, self managed.
  • Financial Appraisal – assess financial viability of project.

Project Development

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  • Preparation of Design Specifications
  • Advice at Design, Marketing and Operations Team meetings
  • Advise on Contractors, Project Managers and other service suppliers.
  • Enhanced Project Financial Modeling and sources of Debt/equity
  • Procurement Agent Selection and Management

Third Party Relations

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  • Liaison with Government  Depts.
  • Negotiation Fiscal Incentives
  • Review of Project Management   Contracts & structures
  • Negotiation of Management Contracts

Marketing, Sales & Operations

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  • Develop Sales & Marketing Strategies (hotels and leisure real estate)
  • Revenue Management Evaluations
  • Design and execute Citizenship by Investment strategies.
  • Operational Reviews and Profit Improvement Studies
  • Interim Management Services
  • Capital Expenditure Project Management

Asset Management

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  • Owners’ Representative Services (Asset Management)
  • Property Valuations
  • Strategic Planning & Business Development
  • Managing Receiverships.
  • Financial Presentations & Investment Analysis

Specialist Services

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  • Due diligence on purchase and sale of Hotels and Resorts
  • Tourism Development Planning
  • Litigation and Expert Witness Services
  • Forensic Accounting for resort development and operations