Appointed Vice President of Design and Construction
At Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG) in Atlanta - GA, USA
Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG), an Atlanta-based, private hotel management company, today announced that John Edwards has joined the company as vice president of design and construction. In his newly created role, Edwards will work closely with the business development team, as well as brand and investor partners, to oversee new development and renovation projects. He also will be responsible for capital expense planning for the company’s owned and managed portfolio.
Edwards brings nearly 40 years of experience in hospitality and commercial real estate development, design and construction. For the last 15 years, his career consisted of senior management and project development roles with such prestigious companies as Omni Hotels & Resorts, Gaylord Hotels and Las Vegas Sands Corp. John is an architect by training and he has also held senior positions with such notable companies as RTKL Associates, Lodging & Hospitality Systems Group and Thompson, Ventulett, Stainback & Associates. He successfully led projects that included pre-development, pre-acquisition due diligence, programming, master planning and rezoning, as well as the procurement and management of design and engineering consultants and general contractors. He has worked on a broad range of hospitality projects that include resorts, convention hotels as well as spas and fitness centers. In addition to his hospitality experience, John has experience designing and developing luxury residential, retail, and commercial office buildings. Edwards holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Architecture from Clemson University.