Desiree M. Flanary

Senior Vice President with HVS Portland

Desiree M. Flanary

Desiree Flanary, MAI is a Senior Vice President with HVS Portland. HVS leaders now live in and work from more than 30 markets throughout the North American region, including San Diego, LA, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle, Vancouver, Las Vegas, and Phoenix in the west. Desiree earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Northern Colorado and has front-line hotel experience in both front office and housekeeping operations. Desiree travels and works extensively in the northwestern U.S. and along the West Coast, with a particular emphasis in the Central Pacific region. Contact Desiree at (970) 381-9794 or [email protected]

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HVS Market Pulse: Kalispell and Whitefish, Montana

Due to Kalispell's proximity to Glacier National Park, the region's local economy is largely tied to tourism and is highly seasonal. Kalispell is home to 22 open and operating hotels, encompassing 1,885 guestrooms.

HVS Market Pulse: Reno, Nevada

My first article about Reno was in 2008, just after I moved to the market. As I was falling in love with this unique city that was struggling from the Great Recession, local officials were working to diversify its economic base away from gaming.

HVS Market Pulse: Portland, OR

Portland, Oregon, is known as the "Rose City." From the growth realized over the last several years in industries ranging from athletic gear to hotels, the city is in bloom. Despite strong demand and billions of dollars in business expansion, there is some threat of new supply during the next several years putting downward pressure on occupancy.