Joe is a licensed broker in Texas specializing in hotel
properties. He had completed over transactions totaling six hundred million
dollars in over 30 states in the US. He has been a member of a union loan
committee, a bank loan committee, an ethics and standards committee for a
national accounting firm, and has testified in court over hotel value numerous
times. Once an MAI appraiser for Laventhol and Horwath and PKF, Joe has a
lengthy background in hotel valuation, having valued over 400 hotels. Joe
has worked for US and UK investment funds where he looked at over 3000 hotel
deals before buying.
Mr. Strain has been published on hotel valuation,
including articles on the value of a properly trained hotel staff and the use
of Equity Multipliers. He is a member of the International Society of
Hotel Consultants, ISHC and has won awards for commercial sales in Texas. Joe
works closely with franchise companies, lenders, mortgage brokers, the legal
team and all parties in a deal to get the deal done.