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The Value of the Land Beneath Commercial Buildings

Jay Sugarman, chairman and CEO of the real estate investment trusts iStar and Safehold Inc., is out to rehab the rep of ground leases, and is banking his company's own reputation and future on...
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Fledgling Hospitality Company OYO Brings Concept to the U.S.

Only 25 now, Ritesh Agarwal, founder and group CEO, OYO Hotels & Homes, recognized the need for affordable and good-quality hotels in the unbranded budget hotel category at age 17 while traveling and staying...
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Creative ‘Labor Pinch’ Solutions from the Lodging Conference

At September’s Lodging Conference, among Concurrent Think Tanks was a panel discussion entitled ‘In a Labor Pinch? Working Smarter (Not Harder).’ Rosanna Maietta, who is executive vice president of the American Hotel & Lodging...

Checking In with Nicolas Graf, PH.D.

Although he is a trained chef and stills hopes to own and operate his own restaurant one day, Nicolas Graf is currently serving hospitality in a different capacity—as Associate Dean at the New York...

IHG’s Strategy For Growing Along With the Global Tourism Market

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) Americas CEO Elie Maalouf says there is no end in sight to the escalating global tourism market powered by a growing middle class with the means and desire to travel....