191 | Financing for New Hotel Development with Malcolm Davies


Malcolm Davies is Principal/Managing Director of George Smith Parners, a leading, national provider of capital market services to the commercial real estate industry. Malcolm has over 20 years of experience as an award-winning capital advisor and developer, having advised and been involved with nearly $3B worth of financings, both in the equity and debt markets.

In This Episode, Malcolm reveals …

  • The basics of financing for new hotel development, and some rookie mistakes to avoid.
  • The types of hotels lenders and investors are looking to be involved in, and why.
  • Which cities and locations are most desirable for lenders and investors now, and who some of the major financing players are in the market.
  • How to set realistic revenue projections so that your property can withstand a significant dip for an extended period of time.

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