Industry Update
Appointment18 September 2019

Channing Henry

Joined The PKF hotelexperts group as Managing Director, Head of US

Channing HenryWith more than 15 years in hospitality development and consulting, Channing Henry brings a development perspective to PKF hotelexperts' extensive advisory work. Her focus is advising hotel developers and owners on highest and best land use analysis, capital strategies and fundraising services, brand positioning and negotiation, and planning and development services. Ms. Henry is responsible for business development and will co-manage the PKF hotelexperts operations in North America and the Caribbean.Prior to joining PKF hotelexperts, Ms. Henry co-developed the 148-key Downtown LA Proper Hotel, a historic rehabilitation project, in partnership with the Kor Group. She also partnered with BV R esorts on a 1,500-acre luxury resort master plan in Baja California, Mexico and a New York consortium on a 400-acre sustainable master plan in Costa Rica. She led the pre-development and performed extensive advisory work for urban hotels in Atlanta, Los Angeles, Fort Worth, and Todos Santos, Mexico, for brands ranging from Aman Resorts to Bunkhouse and Soho House. Ms. Henry previously worked as a development manager for the Kor Group, where she helped expand the Viceroy and Tides brands in Latin America and Miami. She began her career in real estate as a consultant with Robert Charles Lesser (RCLCo) in Los Angeles, where she performed market and feasibility studies for public and private sector developments across all land uses. Ms. Henry is on the Leadership Committee for ULI's Recreational Development Council and an Executive Committee member of the South Park Business Improvement District (BID) Board in Downtown Los Angeles. She was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to Ar gentina and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University and an MBA from Yale's School of Management.
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