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Hospitality Expert Witness Ken Free

Straightline Advisors
President
2808 Ashworth Circle
Las Vegas NV 89107
USA
phone: 805-373-6840
fax: 888-473-6510
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Scope & Range of Services

Overview: Kenneth Free is a hotel and resort with 43-years experience in the business. He is a highly credible resource for operations, real estate development, feasibility, business valuation, and business interruption issues.

Degrees and Licenses held by the Principal: MBA-Finance, Bloch School of Management (University of Missouri in Kansas City); BS-Hotel Administration, Harrah College of Hotel Administration (University of Nevada in Las Vegas); Registered Resort Professional, American Resort Development Association; Master Hotel Supplier, American Hotel & Lodging Association; Real Estate Broker licensed by the California Department of Real Estate.

Detail: Mr. Free’s company, Straightline Advisors, provides Advisory and Expert Services for Hotels, Resorts, Resort Timesharing, Fractionals, Condo Hotels, Casinos, Spas, and Recreational Real Estate. These services may be in relation to new properties going through the development or pre-development stages, those that are open and in need of fundamental change, or in any situation where disputes have arisen among the parties.

Key areas of consulting and expert effectiveness are –

Advisory & Expert Services:
  • Project Concept Development
  • Project Amenity Programming
  • Strategy Development
  • Project Predevelopment Matters
  • Project Management Issues
  • Acquisition of Financing
  • Repositioning and Expansion Strategies
  • Due Diligence for Property Acquisitions
  • Management of Property Dispositions
  • Investment / Financing Package Development
  • Lost Profits Calculation & Business Interruption Impacts
  • Retail Pricing Analysis
  • Absorption Forecasting
  • Brand/System Affiliation Studies and Negotiations
  • Franchise Disputes
  • Disputes Between Partners
  • Management / Marketing Company Search and Negotiations
  • Operational Reviews or Audits
  • Marketing Program Assessments
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