ATLANTA, GA, December 14, 2020: HVS is pleased to announce that Nick Baer has joined HVS as Senior Vice President, Debt Placement & Capital Solutions. In his role, Nick will provide debt & equity solutions for HVS hospitality real estate investment clients.
Nick brings extensive transaction experience spanning single assets to 20+ property portfolios in markets across North America. With a comprehensive network of capital sources, he is known for delivering solutions that provide optimal capital structuring outcomes for his clients. Nick has experience working with the full breadth of industry participants, from small-scale owner/operators to institutional investors, as well as private equity and REITs.
Stephen Rushmore Jr., HVS CEO, commented, “I am delighted to have Nick join the firm. In addition to his extensive experience and understanding of the nuances of hospitality financing, Nick is an excellent listener who prioritizes client needs first. As the largest hotel appraisal firm in the world, HVS has deep relationships with lenders in the industry. Whether clients are building, buying, or refinancing a hotel, Nick and his team can offer solutions not easily achievable elsewhere.”
Prior to joining HVS, Nick spent 13 years at Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), most recently as Senior Vice President, focused on arranging acquisition financing, construction financing, and refinancing for single hotel assets and portfolios.
Nick graduated cum laude with honors from the real estate program at the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. He holds his real estate license in the state of Georgia and will be based in Atlanta.
About HVSHVS is the world’s leading consulting and valuation services organization focused on the hotel, restaurant, shared ownership, gaming, and leisure industries. Established in 1980, the company performs more than 4,500 assignments per year for virtually every major industry participant. HVS principals are regarded as the leading professionals in their respective regions of the globe. Through a worldwide network of over 47 offices staffed by 300 experienced industry professionals, HVS provides an unparalleled range of complementary services for the hospitality industry. For further information regarding our expertise and specifics about our services, please visit www.hvs.com.
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