Diego Lowenstein

Chief Executive Officer at Lionstone

Diego LowensteinDiego Lowenstein has been part of the family’s varied business interests across several countries since 1990. Before relocating to the United States in 1999, he held executive positions with several of the family’s companies in Argentina including its real estate holdings and development firm, food service and restaurant, operating and franchising ventures. Diego’s active involvement and know-how in acquiring, developing, revitalizing and repositioning hotels and casinos throughout Florida and the Caribbean has helped lead the entrepreneurial firm to new heights. In partnership with service industry leaders including The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, Kimpton Hotels, AM Resorts, the InterContinental Hotels Group, Virgin Hotels, and Hilton Hotels, Diego has fulfilled developments in markets that include South Beach, Downtown Miami, Ft. Lauderdale and a half dozen markets in the Caribbean. His knowledge in multinational operations and marketing has supported Lionstone’s further expansion into luxury residential real estate and mixed-use hotel developments. Since 1999, Diego Lowenstein has served as the Chief Operating Officer of Lionstone and assumed the position of Chief Executive Officer in 2003. Among his many roles, he oversees the asset management structure for third party managed properties, supervises the self-managed gaming division and acts as Managing Partner with joint venture partners in existing operations held in partnership and in newly formed developments. He is responsible for directing activities including deal structuring, financial feasibility analysis, financing, hospitality chain and management firm negotiations, sales and marketing, bidding and construction.
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