Industry Update
Appointment23 January 2018

Jason Hsiang

Appointed Senior Vice President of Development for North America
At YOTEL in New York - NY, USA

Jason HsiangYOTEL today appointed Jason Hsiang as Senior Vice President of Development for North America. Based in New York, Jason will spearhead the acquisitions and development team responsible for sourcing, negotiating and closing joint venture agreements, acquisitions, and long-term management agreements for new YOTEL, YOTELAIR and YOTELPAD projects in the USA and Canada. Jason joins YOTEL from Thor Equities where most recently he held the position of SVP of Hospitality. Through his extensive hospitality career, Jason has been involved in over $2 billion of hotel transactions throughout North America and Europe and responsible for growing several independent hotel companies into internationally recognised brands. After completing his formative years with Lazard Freres Real Estate Investors, Jason moved to Northstar Capital where upon taking Morgans Hotel Group through an IPO, joined the development team where he deployed $500 million of equity investments over 6 years. Jason later worked for SIXTY Hotels as Senior Vice President of Development.

YOTEL Limited

Inspired by the luxury of first class travel and uncompromisingly designed around guests, YOTEL takes the essential elements of luxury hotels into smaller, smart spaces and deliver a sense of community with areas for co-working, social gatherings and exercise.
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