HBS Event: Cocktails & Dissussion with Neil H. Shah

Neil H. Shah is President and Chief Operating Officer of Hersha Hospitality Trust (HT:  NYSE). Hersha Hospitality Trust is a self-advised publically traded real estate investment trust (REIT) in the hospitality sector, which owns and operates high quality upscale hotels in major gateway and resort markets across the U.S.


Mr. Shah leads Hersha's hotel acquisitions, development, and asset management platforms. Across the last ten years, Mr. Shah has been instrumental in the acquisition and management of over $2 billion of hotel real estate in major markets. The Company’s 55 hotels are New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, Miami, Los Angeles, Silicon Valley and Seattle.  Since its formation in 1999, Hersha has outpaced the growth and total returns of comparable hospitality REITs. The Company's young, high quality assets, operational excellence and experienced management combined with a long-term strategy of focused investments in urban markets, industry-wide affiliations and unparalleled hospitality management savvy have positioned Hersha as one of the most recognized names in the hospitality industry.


Discussion topics:

  • Transforming a family business into an institutional one
  • Creating and growing a business in a public vehicle
  • Creating a growing a business with private equity
  • Perspectives on Life and Career 20 years after School
  • Investing in the Lodging Sector


Price: HBS Club Member: $35 , Non-member ticket and Club Partners: $45  Tickets include hors d'oeuvres.  A cash bar will be available.

Location:  Vapor Pavilion of Stratus Rooftop Lounge (10th floor of the Hotel Monaco), 433 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia PA 19106.


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Tuesday, 05/16/17 at 6:00pm - 8:30pm | iCal


Stratus Rooftop Lounge
433 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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