Koby Kearney is the Lead Analyst for the HVS West region and is based in the Loveland headquarters office. In this important role, Koby supports consulting and valuation engagements throughout the region. His responsibilities include handling data collection and research, market participant outreach, select market and property inspections, and other needs as required by our complex engagements and appraisals.
Koby started his career in hospitality in 1998 in Vail, Colorado, and held various positions, including Front Desk Manager and Reservation Manager, at several resorts in the area. He has over ten years of experience as a General Manager at several brands throughout the hotel industry. He is a Certified General Manager with Wyndham, Choice Hotels, and Radisson. Before starting his position as an analyst at HVS West, Koby spent five years with the HVS Asset & Hotel Management division, working as a General Manager of the Country Inn & Suites Greeley. He graduated from Colorado State University in May 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management.
As economy and budget hotels are nearing the end of their economic life, some properties are finding new capital for renovations from buyers seeking to convert properties to residential use. In this article, we provide a sample list of hotels that have gone through this metamorphosis.