JN+A and HVScompass Release 2010 Hotel Cost Estimating Guide

The Hotel Cost Estimating Guide is a comprehensive listing of capital expenditure costs for construction and FF&E as it relates to hotel renovations. The Guide evaluates costs in a variety of hotel tiers and categories.

Rockville, Maryland, September 10, 2010: Jonathan Nehmer + Associates, Inc. (JN+A) and HVScompass Design are proud to announce the completion of the 2010 Hotel Cost Estimating Guide. The Guide is a comprehensive listing of capital expenditure construction and FF&E costs for hotel renovations.

The 2010 Hotel Cost Estimating Guide evaluates costs in a variety of hotel tiers including Economy, Extended Stay, Midscale with Food & Beverage, Upscale, Upper Upscale, and Luxury. Within each tier, costs are separated into the categories of Guestrooms, Guest Bathrooms, Guestroom Corridors; Food & Beverage Outlets; Function Space; Recreational Facilities; and Infrastructure.

“We created this Guide to provide decision-makers with quality, up-to-date hotel renovation costs,” said Jonathan C. Nehmer, president of Jonathan Nehmer + Associates. “JN+A is a leader in due diligence and Property Condition Assessments where budgets and capital expenditure planning are so important. Our extensive experience in hotel renovations gives us a thorough understanding of the renovation budgeting process and provides us with verification of the cost data that we have included in this Guide.”

Now in its second year of existence, the Hotel Cost Estimating Guide also includes expert cost data from Benjamin West and Audit Logistics on FF&E and Freight Management. The 2010 edition features technical articles written by executives at HVS, JN+A, HVScompass, Benjamin West, and Audit Logistics that provide further insight into capital expenditures, hotel renovation, and the FF&E purchasing and freight process.

The Hotel Cost Estimating Guide is available as a complimentary download for a limited time. Please contact Laura Kelley for a copy at lkelley@nehmer.com.

About JN+A
Jonathan Nehmer + Associates, Inc. (JN+A), founded by Jonathan C. Nehmer, AIA in 1989, is an internationally recognized Architecture and Project Management firm. Based in Rockville, Maryland, JN+A specializes in design and project management for the hospitality industry. With offices in Boston and San Diego, the firm’s portfolio of hotel and resort destinations includes projects throughout the United States and in many international locations, including Asia, Europe, the Caribbean, Australia, South America, Mexico, and Canada. The experienced staff of licensed Architects, Interior Designers, Development Executives, Contractors, and Owner’s Representatives coordinates the entire design and construction process from concept to completion. For more information, visit the company’s website, www.nehmer.com.

About HVScompass
HVScompass, a divison of HVS is one of the hospitality industry’s premier interior design firms with offices in Rockville, Maryland and Boston, Massachusetts. Founded in 2000, HVScompass has designed hundreds of hotels, luxury resorts, restaurants, golf/country clubs, time share communities, and conference centers throughout the United States and abroad. HVScompass is jointly owned by JN+A and HVS. For more information, visit the company’s website, www.hvscompass.com.
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Laura Kelley
HVScompass Director of Marketing
Phone: +1 301 670 1635
Email: lkelley@nehmer.com