Through affiliated entities, Navnish makes equity and debt investments in full-service and focused-service hotels. The Principals of Navnish have over fifty years of combined experience in owning, developing and operating commercial properties (including office, retail, multi-family and restaurant, in addition to lodging) throughout the United States. Through affiliated entities, Navnish currently owns equity or debt interests in over 1000 hotel rooms.
Navnish’s investment philosophy is simple: create exceptional value. By adhering to its established and tested underwriting methods, Navnish has established a strong track record of identifying and capitalizing on hotel investment opportunities that create exceptional value. Navnish’s underwriting methods are based on the firm’s, and its professionals’, experience developing, acquiring, financing, operating and managing hotel assets. The principles underlying Navnish’s investment philosophy are:
- Invest with Discipline: Navnish’s investment strategy is based on a disciplined focus of pursuing opportunities with key characteristics that will ultimately generate attractive investment returns for Navnish’s investment partners. The diverse and experienced backgrounds of the Navnish professionals enable Navnish to thoroughly evaluate and understand the key drivers of value creation in hotel investments and structure and execute transactions in an efficient manner.
- Active Leadership: To meet guest satisfaction and financial performance goals, Navnish, through its affiliate NVN Hotels, works closely with hotel staff and supports them with a high level of energy, leadership and commitment. Navnish strongly believes that guest satisfaction is the key to profitability; as a result, it monitors very closely the level of service provided in the hotels in its portfolio and the value that is provided to guests. Navnish has an intimate knowledge of each of its hotels and the communities that they serve through constant communication with hotel staff, multiple property visits and extensive reporting required of the hotel operations teams.
- Operate with Integrity: Operating with integrity is at the core of everything that Navnish does. Navnish treats the resources of its investment partners as its own and seeks to conduct business in an honest and fair manner. Navnish recognizes that key opportunities will continue to present themselves only if Navnish acts responsibly and sustains the respect of its investment partners and others in the hospitality industry.
Investment Selection Process
Navnish seeks hotel equity and debt investment opportunities in markets with the following characteristics:
- Strong Average Daily Rate and Occupancy
- Growing Population
- Constraints to New Supply
- Knowledge-Based Economies
- Strong Long-Term and Diversified Demand Fundamentals