HB ON THE SCENE: What’s Trending in New-Builds, Conversions and Adaptive-Reuse?

DENVER—A panel of industry experts shared their perspective on new-builds, conversions and adaptive-reuse projects during the 2016 Hotel Business Executive Roundtable—”Grow It! Buy. Build. Convert. Adapt. What’s Trending Now?” held here on Wednesday.

The roundtable was co-hosted by RLHC (Red Lion Hotels Corporation) and Commonwealth Hotels, LLC. Stefani C. O’Connor, executive news editor, Hotel Business/Hotel Business Design, managing editor/roundtables, moderated the roundtable. The event was held at the RLHC office here.

Panelists included Bruce Baltin, SVP, CBRE Hotels/Americas Research; Yolanda Bender, president, HMG Hospitality; Dawn Berry, president/CEO, PHD Hospitality; Douglas N. Dreher, president/CEO, The Hotel Group; Brian Fry, president, Commonwealth Hotels, LLC; Jeffrey Kolessar, SVP/development, GF Management; Kerry Ranson, chief development officer, HP Hotels; Andrea Foster, SVP/development, Marcus Hotels & Resorts/MCS Capital; Bill Linehan, EVP/chief marketing officer, RLHC (Red Lion Hotels Corporation); Brian Quinn, SVP/development, RLHC; David Storm, president/CEO, Providence Hospitality Partners; and Adam Suleman, EVP, Equinox Hospitality.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Real Estate and Hospitality Services, ProfitSword, LLC and Simmons Hospitality Bedding sponsored the roundtable.

Extensive coverage of the executive roundtable will be featured in the June 7th issue of Hotel Business.