Senior VP of Hotel Development & Construction


We are a leader in the design, development, and management of multi-use real estate properties. We inspire how people live, work, and play.

Our portfolio of projects is diverse, and we have a hospitality development pipeline that includes several marque luxury branded assets. 

Position Summary:

The SVP, Hospitality Development and Construction is an Executive position that is primarily accountable for the overall execution of hospitality related projects. Such responsibilities will begin at the onset of the project including program definition, brand relationship management, design implementation, procurement oversight and on-time and on-budget completion of assigned renovation and new development projects. These projects may be standalone projects or part of a larger mix use program.



  • Report to and professionally interact and correspond with Principals, Partners, Lenders, hotel branding partners and internal and project teams as necessary. 

  • Assist and support the company executives and departments to achieve positive company results. 

  • Drive Company Standards uniformly as it regards to Project Delivery by all participants on all projects.

  • Coordination with hotel management teams related to the assigned projects, including operations, asset management, and other functions as may be necessary.

  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with local building officials and inspectors for the benefit of the company and the achievements of its goals in representation of the company. 

  • Ability to manage consultants during the pre-development and design phases of any new or renovation project, and management of the consultants and contractors during the construction and closeout phase.

  • Develop conceptual budgets, cash-flow forecasts, sensitivities, timelines and schedules for new and proposed projects then subsequently manage expenditures to stay within budget.

  • Support the broader development team in the attainment of various zoning and permit requirements as may be necessary, including being active in the development of certain masterplan and various development strategies.

  • Oversee and engage in negotiation of construction contracts and purchase orders. 

  • Manage financial aspects of contracts (negotiation, progress billing, rental equipment, income / expenses) to achieve the company’s objectives and simultaneously maintain good relationships.

  • Review and approve all RFP’s, contracts, and change orders to ensure completeness and accuracy. Advise Legal, and Accounting departments of contractual obligations.



  • Bachelors in Construction Management, Engineering or Architecture preferred. 

  • Ability to travel regularly within the region to project sites (40%)

  • Experience with the entitlement and in management of the overall design of ground-up hotel and mixed-use development, multiple and simultaneous hotel room and public area renovation projects in existing assets, and special capital projects as may be necessary.

  • Experience with estimating and developing budgets for various types of hotel projects, including but not limited to renovation of existing assets, expansions of existing assets, new construction

  • Minimum of 15 years relevant leadership experience in the Hotel or Development and Construction Industry (exposure to projects of significant scale important)

  • General Contractors’ License preferred

  • Experience managing Hotel and Multi-family Construction Projects as an Owner or as a General Contractor

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

  • Must pass enhanced background check

  • In depth knowledge of building codes and regulations.

  • Knowledge and understanding of government policies (City, County, State and Federal) or actions that may impact projects or activities being pursued by the company.

  • Ability to deal with public officials in a professional manner utilizing excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.

  • Ability to prepare and present on projects with effective communication skills including email, phone, and face to face exchanges to ensure proper explanations of ideas, errors, and answer questions.

  • Computer savvy: MS Project, Excel, AutoCAD a plus Preferred Education and Experience to complete required reports and records.

  • Financial acumen on construction financials to include house cost and overhead management with demonstrated mathematical skills necessary to add and subtract numbers, decimals, and fractions, and calculate percentages.

  • Experience managing third party general contractors on construction jobs of significant scale

  • Must be able to view financial records by reading reports or viewing computer screens for extended periods of time.

  • Adaptability, flexibility, and champion of change for improvements and efficiencies via commitment to quality results.

  • Proven time management skills.

  • Ability to build teamwork.