Whether you’re looking to buy, sell, or obtain financing for a hotel, an accurate assessment of the property’s value is central. Based in the Asheville office of HVS, Patricia Shih has more than 15 years of experience in hospitality and knows how the dynamics of demand affect a hotel’s bottom line. She has forged partnerships with global companies of immense scale, while always staying focused on the particular needs of the client. From site inspection to a highly detailed final analysis of your hotel and market, trust Patricia to provide you with the most accurate, current, and complete information to help you achieve your goals.
Before joining HVS, Patricia spent more than a decade under the Hilton Worldwide umbrella, first as a sales representative for the company’s southern region, where she worked alongside National Sales Directors to manage top accounts including the American Cancer Society, Bank of America, and IBM. Patricia later served as Corporate Sales Manager at Hilton’s Embassy Suites Atlanta Perimeter Center, working to capture corporate-transient and group demand and achieve average rate and RevPAR goals for the hotel. Patricia’s prior hotel experience includes management roles at the Harvey Hotel and Harvey Suites - Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, where she raised peak room nights by bringing in transient and group accounts, and as Management Recruiter at the Adam’s Mark Hotel in Downtown Dallas. Patricia earned her BBA in Strategic Management with an emphasis in Organizational Behavior from the University of North Texas. She is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma College of Business Honorary Society, the Gamma Beta Phi Society, and the Golden Key National Honor Society.
An avid advocate for rescue animals, Patricia supports Orphan Annie Rescue and the Atlanta Humane Society, from which she adopted her two dogs, Lizzi and Bentley. A connoisseur of fine cuisine, she loves to savor local dishes during her travels in the states and abroad. She also loves the visual arts, music, film, and theatre, and heads into nature with a camera whenever she can.