186-Bedroom City Centre Development

Opportunity

  • 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 brand standards.
  • 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.