5 Questions with David
How did you end up in Real Estate?
Dave Bland is Co-Founder and Principal of Term Street Hotel Advisers and head of their Denver Office. Dave is responsible for loan origination and execution with a focus on major clients in the hospitality sector. Dave has been involved in almost every aspect of the hospitality business, including 14 years in acquisitions, finance and development, 15 years in portfolio and asset management, six years in luxury resort real estate sales management, and five years in consulting. The value of client assets that Dave has had direct involvement exceeds $4 Billion in aggregate.
Dave has worked for such prestigious firms as Alvarez & Marsal (who handled the asset management and disposition of the Lehman Brothers portfolio), MONY Life Insurance Company, Destination Hotels & Resorts, Ritz-Carton Destination Resorts, Intrawest and Carlson Companies.
He has extensive experience with domestic and international resorts. He has expertise in the sale of resort residential projects, having spearheaded programs in Hawaii, Vail, and Winter Park Colorado.
Dave is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley. Dave has been a guest lecturer at the Harvard School of Business and the University of Denver. He was in the USAF Civil Air Patrol and served as a Mountain Mission Search Pilot.