Turnbull Capital Group (“TCG”) is pleased to announce that Co-founder and Chairman Dr. Donald W. Wise has been honored by London-based Revenue Hub for the third time as their featured hospitality investment banking speaker on the state of the industry.
Please watch our most recent interview posted with London-based Revenue-Hub Coffee Time Chat (taped just days before the terrible events in Israel).
Dr. Wise has been named by Real Estate Forum magazine as one of Rainmakers in Debt & Equity and has been a recent speaker at the monthly Mastermind Hospitality Zoom meetings.
Dr. Wise authors weekly electronic mail updates and chairs TCG’s Hospitality Investment Banking group, which provides both on and off-market transactional services; debt and equity placement; expert witness work for attorneys; consultant and advisory professional services to hotel owners; developers and commercial real estate investors. His team has provided clients with domestic business advice on more than $19.5 billion of healthy and distressed hotels and resorts, including in Hawaii and Alaska. This advisory work includes both traditional and specialty financing like C-PACE. TCG’s team has several large $30M to $40M C-PACE loans currently in pre-closing, and we often help clients provide alternative deal structures to finance a new-build or existing hospitality assets.
Prior to becoming mobility disabled by the effects of Agent Orange 38-years after combat in the United States Marine Corps, he gave ten to eleven speeches a year around the world at: the Honolulu Business Network; moderator and speaker at the International Hotel Conference at The Waldorf Astoria Rome; New York University International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference at The Waldorf Astoria; Real Estate Media Real Share Hotel Investment Conference; moderator at the inaugural Lodging Conference in 1995 and moderator or speaker many other times over the last 28 years; American Lodging Investment Summit (“ALIS”); moderator at the Inaugural Boutique & Lifestyle International Leadership Symposium conference at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel; moderator at the Contact Development/Deloitte/ Baker & McKenzie Mexico Resort Conference; Crittenden Real Estate Finance Conference; and moderator of the Commercial Real Estate Women – Orange County (CREW-OC).
Dr. Donald W. Wise is the chair of TCG’s Hospitality Investment Banking Group, and he has been an investment banker for 39 years – 20 years with CBRE Hotels and three years with Johnson Capital, now Walker & Dunlop. He helps real estate developers and hotel and resort owners, other investment advisers, and investment managers raise and manage investment capital from U.S. and non-U.S. investors. He has represented hundreds of hotel and resort sponsors and real estate developers to obtain financing for projects for the development of hotels, multi-family, assisted living and mixed use developments throughout the U.S. His practice often involves the complex issues associated with hotels, resorts, vacation ownership properties, restaurants, golf courses and spas. Dr. Wise represents owners in the purchase and sale, development, construction, financing, leasing, and sale-leaseback of properties, and advises them on their branding and management agreements, including hotel management and franchise agreements. He and his team have helped distressed hotel owner in over $19 billion of complex problematic hospitality real estate issues.
His Team has a tremendous amount of practical experience in helping existing hotel owners and developer clients raise funding. If you would like some assistance to evaluate what strategy might be best for you, please contact us. There is no cost for an initial discussion.