Gary Isenberg | November 9, 2017
By Gary Isenberg As summer tumbles into fall, hotel asset managers grapple with the annual challenge of reviewing and approving budgets for their hotel or hotels. As they leaf through page after page of a budget submitted by management and cobbled together with input from all facets of hotel operations—from housekeeping and food and beverage to maintenance and marketing—asset managers ought to look beyond the spreadsheets and revenue projections to conclude whether they are reading a great story. In the case of a hotel budget, the tale being told is that of the asset's revenue goal for the coming year and how it will achieve...
Gary Isenberg | August 16, 2017
by Gary Isenberg The grab n' go outlet is the latest hotel food-and-beverage evolution. Don't make the mistake of thinking that it's just a trend. As a youngster, I recall summer after summer sitting in my parents' station wagon as we ventured on family vacations along the East Coast. When it was time to eat, we stopped at a Howard Johnson's. From the mid-1930s through the late 1970s, Howard Johnson's evolved from a single-unit restaurant in Milford, Connecticut, to more than 1,000 restaurants and 500 motor lodges. At that time, people preferred a more utilitarian food experience. We didn't—for the most part—seek different o...
HOTEL ONLINE: Q&A with Gary Isenberg, President of LW Hospitality Advisors Asset & Property Management Services
Gary Isenberg | March 9, 2017
Hotel-Online recently spoke with Gary Isenberg, President of LWHA Asset & Property Management Services following the ALIS Conference to discuss his predictions for the industry in 2017 including methods to work collaboratively with Airbnb as well as where there is potential for growth in the short and long term: You recently shared that you believe there are four major trends in hospitality for 2017. You explain that three of these four trends are not new. Why do you believe these trends are still relevant and will have a bigger impact now than in previous years? The three trends I'm referring to are: consolidation, booking direct r...
LWHA Asset Management Surpasses $1 Billion in Owner Assets Served, Marking Five Years of Value Creation for Hotel Owners
LW Hospitality Advisors | April 11, 2016
NEW YORK, April 11, 2016 – LWHA Asset Management, a NYC-based firm helps hotel owners create value through asset management and strategic hospitality consulting, is celebrating its five-year anniversary in 2016, and has surpassed $1 billion in assets served. The company is a division of LW Hospitality Advisors, and is led by Gary Isenberg, who brings more than 30 years of diversified Hospitality experience in Hotel Management, Finance and Asset Management. "The end of 2015 and Q1 2016 has been our busiest period to date. Having eclipsed the $1 billion mark in assets served, and working with some of the top clients in the hospitali...
U.S. Lodging Investors LLC | January 30, 2015
NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2015 -- Mark J. Rosinsky, former Senior Vice President – Hotel Investments with The Dow Hotel Company, LLC, (DHC) has co-founded U.S. Lodging Investors LLC (USLI), a hospitality centric investment company based at 570 Seventh Avenue, Suite 807, New York, NY. Mr. Rosinsky who is Chief Executive Officer of the firm is partnered with Gary Isenberg who serves as President of the organization. Mr. Isenberg also currently serves as President of LWHA Asset & Property Management Services, and will continue in that role. USLI will identify and acquire first-class hotel assets throughout the United States. USLI will joint...
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