186-Bedroom City Centre Development
- Introduced to developer/owner
of a planned 156 bedroom Hampton by Hilton.
- Agreed a contract for a development overview / pre-opening / long term management contract.
- Reviewed opportunity with owners and recommended /
agreed to increase footprint to take the hotel up to 186 rooms without losing
any valuable letting space on the ground floor.
- Attended all site meetings and advised owners on
best way forward.
- Recruited a management team and managed all
pre-opening planning including all agreements and contact with the Franchisor.
- Despite some contractor delays, the hotel was
opened with all rooms available for letting in October 2015 fully to agreed
- In year
1 of trading,
the business met its planned budget for year 3 post opening.
- Within 6 months of opening the hotel has
achieved an RGI market share of 100%+
against a strong competitor set.
- The business
is fully meeting and exceeding all its preopening targets including all
financial performance and brand standards.