|Oklahoma City, October 13, 2003 � The nationwide hospitality investment
brokerage firm, Hotel Broker One (HBO), headquartered here, announced
the opening of its first Rocky Mountain area office today. �Effective
immediately, we will be up and operating in Denver� stated HBO Chief Operating
Officer Peter Holmes. �This new office is in keeping with our commitment
to personal service for our clients and steady growth for our company�
declared Holmes. Denver is the seventh HBO office, which makes it
the larges and leading volume hotel brokerage firm in the western U.S.
and among the leaders nationwide.
Administrator�s Designation (CHA) since 1984, and has two decades of experience
in hospitality development and real estate brokerage.
|Heading Hotel Broker One�s new Denver
office will be well-known industry figure Jim Nelms, Nelms was formerly
with Coldwell Banker Commercial-American Spectrum in Denver where he, as
hospitality specialist and Regional Director of Coldwell�s Hospitality
Division, perennially leads the region in successful lodging real estate
transactions. Nelms is imminently qualified to broker hotels, restaurants,
and resorts with 18+ years in operations and corporate administration with
Choice Hotels International and as a principal in his own company, Lodging
Hospitality Network. He has held a Certified Hotel
When asked to comment on his new engagement, Nelms said, � I am looking
forward to my new alliance with HBO. The chemistry and timing are
perfect. As the lodging industry evolves through this challenging
stage of the cycle, I feel fortunate to be joining the experienced team
of professionals at HBO , who are uniquely qualified to bring value added
service to buyers and sellers in the lodging industry.� Nelms also
stressed that the strong reputation and sense of family which HBO fosters,
was a strong contributing factor in his move. �I am in complete harmony
with HBO�s philosophy of practicing the �Golden Rule� in business relations.
This is an opportunity to marry my solid experience and reputation with
the resources and progressive service oriented team at HBO.�
Jim has been an active allied member of the Colorado Hotel and Lodging
Association since 1986, serving on numerous committees as well as its Board
of Directors. He is a native of western Oklahoma, who earned his
B.S. from Oklahoma State University in Hotel and Restaurant Administration.
Additionally, Jim holds a M.S. in Hospitality Administration from Purdue