Jonathan Falik, CEO of JF Capital Advisors, speaks with David Sudeck, senior member of JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group® at JMBM’s 2016 Meet the Money® – the national hotel finance and investment conference. They discuss the current hotel market, the availability of capital, and what lenders and capital providers are looking for.
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David Sudeck: We’re at the 26th Annual Meet the Money Conference. I’m here with Jonathan Falik, CEO and Founder of JF Capital Advisors. Welcome.
Jonathan Falik: Thank you for having me.
David Sudeck: You’ve been a mainstay at Meet the Money® – we appreciate that, by the way.
Jonathan Falik: Well, it’s one of my favorite conferences.
David Sudeck: What’s the temperament like in terms of the marketplace?
Jonathan Falik: People are cautious. Most seem optimistic, but are cautious and are in a learning mode. Everyone’s trying to figure out who’s saying what and who’s thinking what – which is interesting because normally people in our industry think they know everything.
David Sudeck: What are you seeing in the marketplace in general? Let’s talk about the cycle. CONTINUE READING →