Posted March 9, 2023First Hospitality
The Vice President of Business Development's primary responsibility is to drive growth in third-party management business by leveraging industry relationships and identifying new management opportunities. Secondarily, the position will enhance First Hospitality’s relationship in the hotel development, ownership, and capital market communities. This position is based in Chicago and reports to the Executive Vice President – Owner Success
First Hospitality is a national, experienced, and established hospitality management and development company serving the investment and real estate industries. Since 1985, we have been an award-winning pioneer in the hospitality industry.
For 35 years, we’ve led our industry and our partners as a beacon of passion, progress, and profitability. Between our decades of experience and the energy and enthusiasm of our team, we’re dedicated and discerning partner in hotel management, acquisitions, and development. Being one step ahead is more than a goal; it is our legacy and our promise.
We have successfully developed, marketed, and managed properties throughout the Midwest, ranging across 19 brands from full service to limited service, and suburban to city center. We understand that our success is rooted in the quality of our people. Our innovative people practices focus on rewards for results.
Our career development and training programs allow us to nurture and grow top performers with the lowest turnover rates in our industry. We believe that our company's success is rooted in the individual and must be nurtured through the embracement of a common set of values.
222 W Adams
Chicago, IL 60606
In 1985, Stephen L. Schwartz established First Hospitality in Chicago with a single hotel and a strategic vision – to create value for all stakeholders through excellence on fundamentals and an openness to doing things differently. Today, this means we create value for our investors, but also opportunity for our associates, comfort for our guests, and trust for our partners.
First Hospitality has carved out a reputation as a forward-thinking hotel developer, investor, and management company. Our passion for harnessing data to plan ahead means we don’t just follow industry trends, we create them.
Over the past 35 years, First Hospitality has successfully invested in nearly 100 hotels throughout the country, created a proprietary hotel management platform, and delivered industry-leading investor returns. We’re still building on our legacy of success and believe in cultivating innovation.