Chris Cabrera

Project Manager with HVS Miami

Chris CabreraA Project Manager with HVS Miami, Chris Cabrera grew his passion for the real estate industry while attending the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University, where he concentrated on finance and real estate and participated in the school’s real estate club. Chris has held multiple hotel operations roles, such as a reservationist at a resort, a marketing representative at a casino, a front waiter at a hotel, and a front desk agent at a motel. In addition, he has worked in hotel finance operations at large New York City hotels, such as the Westin Times Square and the NY Hilton Midtown, and served as an Assistant Director of Finance for a Hilton and DoubleTree and a Director of Finance for a Pan Pacific Hotel in Seattle, Washington. Chris also worked on feasibility studies as a Hotel Development and Asset Management intern with Horwath HTL, a global hospitality consulting firm.

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HVS Market Pulse: The Florida Keys Lodging Market

Notable market downturns that have negatively impacted the Florida Keys lodging market include the Great Recession in 2009, the Zika virus in 2016, Hurricane Irma in 2017, and the ongoing global pandemic.

COVID-19’s Impact on Values

The hotel sector is most certainly managing its way through the trough of the current downcycle, and a tough winter lies ahead for the U.S. lodging industry, although brighter skies should emerge next year.