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Bob Olson Olson: “The focus is on trying to create a unique and innovative public space in which all travelers want to interact and engage.”

NEWPORT BEACH, CA—The services travelers desire are universal among all demographic groups, and their desires are changing, so hotel owners and their development partners need to stay on top of these trend shifts, R.D. Olson Development’s founder and CEO Bob Olson tells GlobeSt.com. The firm, which is active in developing and repositioning commercial and hospitality properties nationwide, was recently named Development Partner of the Year by Marriott International at the hotelier’s Full Service Owners Conference in Washington, D.C. The prominent national award honors companies that develop upscale full-service hotels that stand above the rest.

Carrie Rossenfeld

Carrie Rossenfeld is a reporter for the San Diego and Orange County markets on GlobeSt.com and a contributor to Real Estate Forum. She was a trade-magazine and newsletter editor in New York City before moving to Southern California to become a freelance writer and editor for magazines, books and websites. Rossenfeld has written extensively on topics including commercial real estate, running a medical practice, intellectual-property licensing and giftware. She has edited books about profiting from real estate and has ghostwritten a book about starting a home-based business.

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