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Brett Mufson

Fontainebleau Las Vegas: How One of the Country’s Largest Construction Projects Is Shaping Up

Brett Mufson, president of Fontainebleau Development, a real estate development group specializing in large-scale lifestyle developments, recently added to his title “president and CEO of Fontainebleau Las Vegas,” one of the largest construction projects...
corporate restructure

Thoughtful Growth: Charlestowne Hotels Redefines Corporate Structure to Support Expansion Plans and Owners

Hospitality management company Charlestowne Hotels is priming itself for portfolio-wide growth in 2023—but not indiscriminately. As the company’s CEO Kyle Hughey notes, “The word for '23 is ‘thoughtful.’ We’re not looking to fit into...
Lark Hotels

Sense of Place: Lark Hotels Bets on the Strength of Boutique and Independent Lodging

Over the past decade since its inception, hotel development and management company Lark Hotels has assembled a portfolio of more than 30 branded boutique hotels in high-profile destinations. The company has taken significant steps...
Dan Smith

Dan Smith Promoted to Lead the Growth of First Hospitality’s Management Portfolio

First Hospitality, a national hotel operations and development company, is focused on expanding its third-party management business, and to help drive those efforts forward, the company recently promoted Dan Smith, a 30-year veteran of...
le méridien and element

First Combined Le Méridien and Element to Debut in Salt Lake City

The 144-room Le Méridien Salt Lake City Downtown and 126-room Element Salt Lake City Downtown is slated to debut in mid-January 2023 as the city’s first dual-branded hotel, but that’s not the only milestone...