One of HVS's core values is to cultivate entrepreneurship. We strongly support and reward entrepreneurial efforts to start new business ventures that help grow and diversify our firm. Please see the results of our efforts as listed below.
Our services include appraisals of hotels and resorts, including individual assets and portfolios; development consulting and project management; impact studies; management contract analysis and negotiation; franchise evaluation; operator selection; lease reviews and negotiations; litigation support and acquisition due diligence.
We are the leading industry experts retained by almost every major hotel owner, lender and operator to assist with their valuation and consulting needs.
HVS Investment Banking is involved in essentially three business activities:
This division tailors a comprehensive approach that helps each property achieve its full potential in increased profitability, smoother operations and optimal asset value.
HVS Eco Services offers a full spectrum of environmental sustainability solutions specifically tailored to the hospitality industry. These solutions allow operators to reduce costs and articulate progress to stakeholders. The core services provided by this division include the following:
HVS Hotel Management provides independent third party management services to owners of lodging properties. HVS also provides receivership and due diligence services to institutional owners of distressed hotels.
Through the management of clients' hotel parking assets, Hotel Parking Consulting provides an opportunity for hotels to transform traditional cost centers and nominal revenue-generating operations into profit centers by leveraging 15 years of parking management expertise. Hotel Parking Consulting quickly and efficiently streamlines operations, renegotiates favorable parking contracts, implements revenue control processes, and/or operates the parking asset itself on behalf of the hotel. The art of hotel parking is to achieve the foregoing without compromising guest service; Hotel Parking Consulting can help you do just that.
HVS Executive Search provides advisory services to leaders of the hotel, restaurant, and gaming industries. Practice areas include senior-level executive search, mid-management recruitment, compensation consulting, and performance management. Our goal is to deliver highly customized solutions by focusing on the needs of our clients and bottom line results. Our offices are located in New York, London, Moscow, Hong Kong, New Delhi and Mumbai.
Provides independent and objective economic and financial consulting and advisory services to public agencies and private developers involved in convention, entertainment and sports facilities. The division is dedicated to helping clients implement projects by providing rigorous analysis during the planning process and expert advice on development decisions.
HVS Gaming Services professionals have worked in every major gaming market in the U.S.A. on projects ranging from multi-use riverboat complexes to Las Vegas mega-resorts. Services include real estate appraisal, feasibility studies, market studies, site evaluations, land evaluations, the analysis of gaming supply and demand and economic conditions.
The service provides superior interior design services for the hospitality industry. It is comprised of hospitality designers with extensive experience not only in interior design, but in hotel real estate appraisal, marketing, operations, and finance.
HVS Sales & Marketing Services provides sales, marketing, public relations and operational strategies for the hospitality industry, in order to boost occupancies and provide more effective rate/yield management. Specialties include marketing and public relations programs for hotels, restaurants and destinations. Services provided are: operational reviews, with respect to marketing; marketing plan development; coordination with a hotel's flag; sales action steps development; pre-opening marketing activities; sales training and direction; publicity and promotions; and web marketing.
This division offers strategic counsel to companies looking to enter the vacation ownership industry. The core timeshare and fractional ownership consulting services provided include market analysis, feasibility studies, cash flow modeling and financial projections, appraisals/valuations, industry research and surveys, business strategy for new entrants, litigation support, and acquisition due diligence.
Additional timeshare and fractional ownership services are provided through the Resort Development Services (RDS) unit of the Timeshare Division. RDS Services include project acquisition services, assistance in securing branding and marketing alliances, help with partnering needs related to new projects, arranging equity partners and financing sources, monthly retainer based development coordination services, and on-going asset management services for new entrants during the sell-out process.
HVS Golf Services provides a host of services for developers, golf courses, clubs, municipalities and associated communities with valuation, feasibility and an array of consulting services. HVS Golf Services provides comprehensive analysis of the golf facility or country club, the fundamentals of the larger development and the interrelationship between the golf amenity and the planned community.
HVS Risk Management provides access to a full range of risk management and insurance products and services, including policy analysis, program design, strategic loss control planning, alternative risk financing, and claims management, all specially designed for hotels and motels.
HVS Property Tax Services will represent your hotel in all aspects of the appeals process to aggressively negotiate a fair valuation. We understand the hotel real estate and the business valuation processes which would benefit owners, operators and franchisees.
Through a collaboration with WTS International, HVS Spa & Leisure Services will provide feasibility studies, design consulting, pre-opening services and management for spas, fitness centers and leisure facilities at hotels, resorts, residential projects and real estate developments worldwide. HVS Spa and Leisure Services will offer exceptional customer service while maximizing revenue and net operating profit for clients.