Author Bio

Erich Baum

Senior Vice President at HVS

Erich Baum is a Senior Vice President with the HVS Boston office and has performed and overseen thousands of hotel appraisal and consulting assignments throughout North America, including an extensive list of assignments involving residential components and property tax appeal cases. Erich co-authored the 2001 edition of the Appraisal Institute’s hotel valuation textbook, has written numerous previous articles on issues related to hotel appraisal and consulting, and regularly serves as an expert witness. Erich holds the CRE designation, is a state-certified appraiser, and is a graduate of Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration. For more information contact Erich at +1 (603) 502-6625, or
Articles by Erich Baum (6)

The Fine Art of Hotel Sale Adjustment

The Subject Hotel The subject property is a branded four-star hotel in the urban core of a first-tier American city. It contains 300 rooms, two food and beverage outlets, +-20,000 square feet of meeting space, and a health club and spa with five treatment rooms. The date of ...