Managing Director Luigi Major, MAI, oversees the firm’s Southern California practice and is based in Los Angeles. Since 2007, Luigi has worked on consulting assignments for hundreds of hotels and resorts throughout the U.S. and Latin America, including several large-scale, international hotel portfolios and mixed-use resort-residential developments. He has experience with all hotel asset classes and specializes in proposed developments. Luigi graduated from the University of Houston’s Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management. He joined the HVS Dallas office in 2007 and worked with the HVS Mexico City and the HVS Houston offices before relocating in 2018 to Los Angeles to oversee the firm’s California practice. In addition, Luigi has authored numerous articles on the performance trends and dynamics of hotel markets, including the annual U.S. Hotel Development Cost Survey. He is a Designated Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI) and a state-certified general appraiser.