Aaron Solaimani, a Vice President with HVS and based in Seattle, thrives on engagement--with the client, the fieldwork, and the figures that lead to a thoroughly supported hotel valuation or feasibility study. Aaron’s assignments on the west coast range from appraisals of hotels, motels, and resorts to feasibility studies for proposed hotels and mixed-use projects. From single-assets on the West Coast to portfolios nationwide, trust Aaron to deliver the most authoritative conclusions about your hotel.
Clients engage Aaron for some of the most high-profile proposed hotels on the west coast. Recent assignments include a luxury resort/condo development in Rancho Mirage & Coachella Valley, convention hotels in San Diego and Seattle, and a dual-brand hotel in Oakland involving the redevelopment of sports stadiums and the introduction of various commercial properties. No matter the complexity, Aaron and HVS are eager to help you see your hotel project through.
Prior to joining HVS, Aaron was part of the finance team at Starwood Hotels and Resorts, where he specialized in budgeting, forecasting, strategic planning, and market analyses. He also worked in hotel operations at the Westin in Bellevue, Washington and HMS Host in Seattle. Aaron received his BA from the School of Hospitality Business Management at Washington State University.
Originally from Seattle, Aaron served as President of the student-run National Society of Minorities in Hospitality (NSMH) while at Washington State University in Pullman. He helps coach youth AAU basketball as well as a city league in the Bay Area. When not in the office or the field, he loves to explore the outdoors and attend NBA and NFL games in San Francisco and Seattle.