Daniel H. Lesser

President & CEO of LW Hospitality Advisors LLC (LWHA)

Daniel H. Lesser

Daniel H. Lesser, President & CEO of LW Hospitality Advisors LLC (LWHA), brings more than 35 years of expertise in a wide range of hospitality operational, investment counseling, valuation, advisory, and transactional services. He provides services to corporate, institutional, and individual clients as well as public agencies on all facets of hospitality real estate including: litigation support and expert testimony, site evaluation, highest and best use analysis, appraisals for mortgage, acquisition, and portfolio management, workout strategies, operational analysis, development consulting, property tax assessment appeal evaluations, economic impact studies, fairness opinions, deal structuring, and negotiation of management and franchise agreements. Mr. Lesser had been retained in connection with a broad variety of lodging assets throughout the Americas, as well as in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

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Q1 2021 Major US Hotel Sales Survey

Upon reading his obituary in the press, the American writer Samuel Clemens, known by his pen name Mark Twain, famously remarked, "The report of my death was an exaggeration." Although there is no question that the global pandemic has adversely impacted many, the world has not ended.

Hotel Receiverships: Key Considerations for Owners, Servicers, and Lenders

Hotel Receiverships: Key Considerations for Owners, Servicers, and Lenders

Plausibel predictions - 2021

As we all try to plan and learn about 2021, Sam-Erik Ruttmann and Abid Butt are delighted to organize a discussion around “Plausible Predictions – 2021”. We are thrilled to be joined by Bram Gallagher – Economist / Research Analyst, CBRE Hotels, Daniel Lesser – President & CEO, LW Hospitality, and Jeffrey Horwitz – Senior Partner, Proskauer to shed some light on what we can expect in the New Year.

How Hotels are Faring in Transformative Times

We live in extraordinary times. There are only a limited number of periods in America's 245-year history which have been as transformative as 2020 (i.e., 1776, 1865, 1929, 1945, 1968, 2001). The confluence of a global pandemic, mass civil disobedience, and the transfer of power will undoubtedly affect how we live and work in 2021 and beyond.

How Hotel Sales Performed in Q3

Today's global travel sector, which many characterize as being "on the brink of collapse," is simply unprecedented. Seven months into a 100-year worldwide pandemic which caused a swift, wide, and deep economic recession has decimated key travel and leisure related industries including airlines, car rentals, cruise lines, ridesharing, and tour operators.
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