In Focus: Washington, DC

As economic recovery resumes and tourism strengthens, Washington, D.C. remains a top draw for leisure, convention, and government demand, with area hotels achieving some of the highest RevPAR levels in the nation.
Chelsey Leffet is a Director and head of the Washington, D.C. HVS Consulting & Valuation office. Chelsey has consulted on hundreds of hotels throughout the Mid-Atlantic, including major Beltway markets. Prior to joining HVS, Chelsey worked in guest services, operations, and restaurant roles at ARAMARK Higher Education; Lighthouse Resort Services in Corolla, North Carolina; the Columbus Inn in Wilmington, Delaware; and the Bellmoor Inn and Spa in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Chelsey earned her BS in Hospitality Management and her MBA from East Carolina University. Chelsey resides in Washington, D.C and is a certified general appraiser. Contact Chelsey at (202) 434-8793, or [email protected].
Jerod Byrd, one of HVS’ premier experts on hotel markets in the northeast, New England, and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Managing Director and Senior Partner for HVS Philadelphia. Jerod has been involved in thousands of hotel consulting and appraisal assignments at HVS, including market studies, feasibility studies, and valuations of existing and proposed hotels and portfolios throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and has been featured at various industry events. Jerod earned dual BBA degrees in Hospitality & Resort Management and Real Estate from The University of Memphis and is a state-certified appraiser and Member of the Appraisal Institute. Contact Jerod at (901) 481-3058, or [email protected].

1 Comments

  1. shirish patelJuly 15, 2014

    nice article. very informative. Do you have similar report for Louisville KY area?

    • Mr. Patel, thank you for your kind words. Currently, there is no article for the Louisville, KY area; however, Stacey Nadolny knows Louisville very well and would be happy to speak with you. You can find her profile and contact information here: http://www.hvs.com/personnel/612/stacey.nadolny/ If you have any other questions, please let me know.

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