The Capital Markets practice provides real estate investment banking capabilities, including both debt and equity placement.

With expertise across the capital stack from debt to sponsor equity, we develop and execute financial structures that enhance value. Our core scope of services includes comprehensive project underwriting and economic analysis for prospective hotel developments and repositioning efforts; leading the hotel branding and/or management selection process, along with optimizing the economic features to align operating partner and equity partner interests.

Our clients appreciate the extensive legal experience we bring to each engagement having formerly served as Leaders' Counsel to Wall Street's leading banks.

Our experience as former bankers and structured finance professionals provides our clients an unparalleled level of expertise in developing capitalization structures and then actively managing the financing process to closing.

Our understanding of the hospitality industry is based on far more than the firm’s client engagements, we also benefit from direct experience as hotel owners, asset managers and F&B operators.


The Food & Beverage Advisory Group, leveraging the diverse investment, financial reporting & analytics and legal experience of its professionals gained at domestic and international food & beverage operating platforms provides the hands-on experience necessary to assess F&B project feasibility, capitalization and operational execution strategy.

The experience of its professionals gained from the first stages of responding to landlord/partner restaurant RFPs through concept feasibility analysis, project budgeting and capitalization to navigating the myriad issues through pre-opening and on to stabilization in a wide variety of F&B contexts while interfacing with REIT and institutional investment partners provides the insight and understanding to bridge the distinctly different worlds of culinary operations, finance, real estate and law while providing deft risk mitigation strategies to unite investment capital with hotel, restaurant and nightlife projects.


Clients face many challenges in pursuing their hotel investment objectives. Our clients range from the single individual or family that may own several properties to larger public and private institutional investors that actively acquire and develop larger portfolios of full service and resorts assets. No matter the client’s size or experience, challenges arise that they have not encountered previously and do not have a ready solution for. Our team’s diverse professional experience and the knowledge gained resolving a broad array of financing and operational issues allows us to quickly tailor and deliver effective solutions.

Don’t waste time and resources struggling with an issue that our team has seen before and likely has already developed a strategy to resolve