Guy Maisnik

Partner, Vice Chair, Global Hospitality Group®

Guy Maisnik Guy Maisnik has over three decades of commercial real estate transactions with a strong expertise in hotels and finance. A partner and Vice Chair of the JMBM Global Hospitality Group®, Guy is a senior member of the JMBM Chinese Investment Group, and a partner in the JMBM Real Estate Department. Guy advises clients on hospitality transactions, with both a practical business and legal focus, representing buyers, sellers, lenders, opportunity funds, special servicers, REITs and developers in hotel transactions, joint ventures, hotel management agreements and franchise agreements, buying, selling and ground leasing of hotels, complex mixed used development and fractional and timeshare structuring. He assists lenders and mezzanine lenders, including EB-5 regional centers and investors, with structuring their hotel lending programs and documentation. Guy assists clients with structuring and implementing Opportunity Zone Funds. His practice is equally domestic and foreign, where Guy advises on matters throughout the United States, Mexico, Canada, South America, Caribbean, Eastern and Western Europe, Australia, Middle East and Asia. Guy also has significant experience in structuring capital raises through Chinese and EB-5 investments, and structuring workable condo hotel and resort trust solutions for domestic and foreign buyers and investors. Guy has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®, California Real Estate Journal's Best Real Estate Lawyers, Los Angeles magazine's Top Southern California Lawyers, as well as a Top Real Estate Lawyer in Real Estate Southern California magazine.

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Boutiques May Be Adapting Faster Than Other Hotel Sectors, But Still Hurting

The theme of the Boutique Lifestyle Leaders Association's (BLLA) upcoming Boutique Lifestyle Digital Summit is "Dare to Adapt" and there are some compelling arguments as to why the boutique space may be able to adapt to the current economic crisis faster than other sectors in the hotel industry.

Hotel Industry Crisis: 8 Do’s and Don’ts for Distressed Hotels

As the COVID-19 crisis grows in the US and elsewhere outside China, hotels and restaurants are among the businesses hardest hit. In select markets like Seattle and San Francisco, hotels are reporting single digit occupancies and crushed ADRs.

Buying Or Building A Golf Course, Due Diligence Is Key

Golf courses arfor play, purchase and sale, and development. Whatever your involvement, you will likely find today's article by my partner Guy Maisnik to be interesting and helpful in avoiding unnecessary losses.

Economy spurs growth of hotel-retail mixed-use

We are at the beginning of what looks to be a renaissance of "hotel-retail mixed-use" development. Shopping center developers nationwide are exploring the feasibility of adding a hotels to existing retail properties, while others are already implementing plans that have been in the pipeline.

What you don't know about undocumented workers could really hurt you!

The Hotel Purchase Agreement documentation and process is where fortunes can be won or lost. The hotel lawyers of JMBM's Global Hospitality Group® have decided to share some practical tips we have gleaned over the past 25 years from more than $60 billion of hotel transactions.
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