NATIONAL REPORT—Executives are moving about in the industry. Some personnel changes have recently occurred at Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, HREC Investment Advisors and Union Investment.
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts Appoints Aerin Lauder as Newest Rosewood Curator
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has added beauty, fashion and lifestyle entrepreneur Aerin Lauder to its Rosewood Curators program, a carefully selected group of luminaries and leaders who share travel recommendations and insider tips for Rosewood destinations around the world. Lauder joins Rosewood Curators on behalf of Rosewood Bermuda, which reopened in April 2018 following a $25-million renovation.
HREC Investment Advisors Promotes Scott Kaniewski to Managing Director in its Chicago Office
HREC Investment Advisors has promoted Scott Kaniewski to managing director in its Chicago office. He has been involved in the hospitality industry since the mid-1990s and became a broker and joined the firm in 2011. During the past year, he has worked on multiple hotel investment sales transactions including both full-service and select service hotels throughout the Midwest.
Union Investment Boosts Hotel Investment Team
Union Investment Real Estate GmbH has added to its team of specialists. Christoph Eichbaum has joined the now eight-strong Investment Management Hospitality team. He will be responsible for hotel transactions in the DACH region, a key focus of the Union Investment portfolio with a current total of 46 hotels. A real estate economist and business studies graduate, he previously spent eight years at Ernst & Young Real Estate GmbH, most recently as a director. In this role, he primarily advised investors and operators on national and international hotel transactions at both the single-asset and portfolio level. His core duties also included selecting operators and conducting feasibility studies on all types of hotel projects.