Hotel Operations of General Manager of any size property, department, or location.
Quality Assurance Programs of independent evaluation. Yield Management to maximize room revenues from an hourly to a seasonal basis.
Front Office/Reservation Systems Training from the first customer greeting to night audit operations.
Marketing Studies: Personnel training and formal studies to expose primary and secondary markets.
Human Resource Programs: Task training, position description, employee guides, wage and benefit reviews.
Financial Operations Analysis by department to maximize profits.
Operations Manuals Consolidation of your policies and procedures in compliance with state/federal laws and franchisee requirements.
Litigation Support with expert witness testimony.
Anonymous Audits of service and management standards.
Real Estate Services from Bed and Breakfast Inns to Major Resorts.
Appraisal Services through members of the Appraisal Institute of America.
Mortgage Broker for real estate financing.
Feasibility Studies: Xanders has authored over 650 chain-approved studies. Impact Studies to determine from a third-party standpoint the effect of new hotel development. Architectural Reviews from a Hotel Operations perspective to eliminate errors and increase productivity. Remodeling Coordination from project review to oversight management, including design, purchasing and installation. Xanders has completed over 20 projects.
Construction Coordination: Leading the efforts of the Architect, General Contractor, Franchisee and ownership from a daily or project review perspective. Xanders has completed three of these projects. Pre-Opening Management Functions of permits/licensing, FF&E installation, punch lists, staffing/training and marketing. Xanders has opened over 30 hotels.
Project Solutions and Consulting Accomplishments Selected List
Lodging Management Services is assisting on the development of Candlewood Suites (opened in 2010) in Florida and Comfort Suites in Virginia (opened in 2009).
Staybridge Suites Tallahassee, Florida Lodging Management Services was the Asset Manager on the development of the 104-room hotel. The hotel opened February 19, 2007, with features of a residential-style movie theater, computers in every suite, along with HD televisions throughout the hotel.
Wingate Inn Lynn Haven, Florida The hotel opened in August 2005 after 8 months of Pre-Opening services. The hotel achieved 98.6% RevPAR parity with its Competitive Market Set in 65 days of opening.
Suburban Extended Stay Hotel Tallahassee, Florida The hotel was a remodeling and franchising project of an all-brick, exterior corridor motel. Through aggressive marketing of hotel operations, this property was sold to a new hotel owner at a substantial gain to the developer.
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