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Robin McLaughlin

Robin McLaughlin
Robin McLaughlin is associate editor of LODGING.
Tracy Prigmore

Tracy Prigmore’s Deal Pitch Competition Offers Ownership Opportunity to Winning Team

When Tracy Prigmore wanted to make a career move from investing in residential real estate to investing in commercial real estate, she was unsure about which asset class would be the right fit. She...
The Whitney Hotel

Inside The Whitney Hotel in Boston

Industrialist Henry Melville Whitney once owned the building on the corner of Charles Street and Cambridge Street in Boston’s Beacon Hill neighborhood. Now, that building is known as The Whitney hotel, serving as a...
TLC Hospitality

TLC Hospitality: Making Their Own Path as Hoteliers

The idea of entering the hotel industry may be daunting, but Toya Evans says that for many aspiring hoteliers, realizing their dreams may not be as far off as they think it is. Evans...
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Luis Obispo Downtown‎ - owned by StonePark Capital, of which Andrew Firestone is a partner

Andrew Firestone’s Three Tips for Flying the Flag of an Acquired Brand

It doesn’t seem like the hotel industry is going to stop consolidating any time soon. Andrew Firestone is a founding partner at StonePark Capital, a development company based in Santa Barbara, Calif., with a...
Sam Montross

Sam Montross: Inventor of Hotel Essentials

More than 20 years ago, now CEO of Cadence Keen Innovations, Inc., Sam Montross, owned a small ski inn in Lake Tahoe, N.Y. As is typical of rentals, one of the guestrooms in this...