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Daniel Lesser

Daniel Lesser

President & CEO, LW Hospitality Advisors LLC (LWHA)

Daniel H. Lesser, President & CEO of LW Hospitality Advisors LLC (LWHA), brings more than 35 years of expertise in a wide range of hospitality operational, investment counseling, valuation, advisory, and transactional services. He provides services to corporate, institutional, and individual clients as well as public agencies on all facets of hospitality real estate including: litigation support and expert testimony, site evaluation, highest and best use analysis, appraisals for mortgage, acquisition, and portfolio management, workout strategies, operational analysis, development consulting, property tax assessment appeal evaluations, economic impact studies, fairness opinions, deal structuring, and negotiation of management and franchise agreements. Mr. Lesser had been retained in connection with a broad variety of lodging assets throughout the Americas, as well as in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

  • Hotels Send Mixed Signals for 2017


    Hotels Send Mixed Signals for 2017

    NEW YORK CITY—To the surprise of many, the US lodging industry closed out 2016 with operating metrics still at record setting levels; however, its…

  • RevPAR Stays High, Concerns Linger


    RevPAR Stays High, Concerns Linger

    NEW YORK CITY—The US hotel industry continues to be a good news/bad news story. The lodging sector has experienced RevPAR growth for 79 consecutive…

  • Despite Growth, Lodging Turns Cautious


    Despite Growth, Lodging Turns Cautious

    The US lodging market has experienced its 72nd consecutive month of positive albeit decelerating growth in revenue per available room (RevPAR). Modest…

  • Hotel Recovery Will Keep Going

    NEW YORK CITY— After conducting a recent survey on major US hotel sales, LW Hospitality Advisors president & CEO Daniel Lesser says in this EXCLUSIVE column that the industry's rock solid fundamentals only will continue to strengthen.

  • US Lodging Industry: Spring 2012

    Against a backdrop of national and worldwide economic fragility and a continued restricted debt market, US hotel sector operating metrics continue to improve from the devastating downturn of 2008-2009.