Fernanda L’Hopital, Associate Director of HVS São Paulo, has in-depth knowledge of the tourism, hospitality and related-real estate markets in South America.
She has conducted more than 200 studies and has gained plenty of experience in performing market research, feasibility studies, strategic planning, business plans, development plans, highest and best use studies, operator search, management and franchise contract negotiation, and valuations for hotels and other real estate projects.
L’Hopital has the experience of working on a wide spectrum of assets including limited service hotels, resorts, mixed-use developments, boutique hotels and high-end luxury properties, among others.
Her regional experience is built on her thorough and dedicated work in countries like Colombia, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Ecuador, Uruguay, Bolivia and Paraguay where she has worked both on operating and developing hotels and real estate projects.
During her more than eight years in the hotel industry she has conducted projects for more than 80 clients including construction and development companies, hotel operators, investment funds, financial institutions, government bodies and various investors.