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 more than 1,000 hotels and resorts throughout the U.S., Latin America, and the Caribbean, including several large-scale, international hotel portfolios and mixed-use 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 has worked with the HVS Mexico City office and the HVS Houston office before relocating in 2018 to Los Angeles to oversee the firm’s Southern California practice. In addition, Luigi has authored numerous articles on the performance trends and dynamics of hotel markets in which he has worked. He is a Designated Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI) and a state-certified general appraiser.