Hotel Brokers International Welcomes Swoboda Hospitality Specialists

Swoboda Hospitality Specialists, headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, generated over $100 million in sales in 2004. The Meinholds co-founded Pacific Hotel Motel Specialists Inc. in 1993. Last year, their company merged with Swoboda & Associates, a firm that had been selling hospitality properties for over 50 years and was one of the original founders of HBI. The new company, Swoboda Hospitality Specialists, focuses on the sale of hospitality properties in the Mountain/Pacific region. Swoboda also has offices in Temecula, California and Everett, Washington

“We are extremely pleased to join Hotel Brokers International,” said William Meinhold. “Our company is committed to serving the needs of the hospitality marketplace in an integrated and professional manner. We know our affiliation with HBI will provide us with the strong marketing presence required to serve our clients in this active market.”

Membership in HBI provides Swoboda Hospitality Specialists with the ability to market hotel listings through an international network and to assist clients with the acquisition and disposition of hotel properties throughout the world.

“HBI brokers are part of an invaluable network of hotel real estate specialists,” said Dick Lopez, CHB, President of Hotel Brokers International. “With William, Greg and their team joining HBI, our clients will now have access to hospitality real estate experts in Arizona and will benefit from additional resources in California and Washington state.”

Swoboda Hospitality Specialists' commitment to its clients is to make the transfer of ownership as easy and as comfortable as possible for all parties and to bring the buyer and seller to a successful closing. The company currently has more than a dozen properties listed for sale. Additional information on Swoboda Hospitality Specialists is available at www.shshotels.com or by calling 480.423.8383.

Hotel Brokers International, with more than 100 brokerage specialists, annually accounts for the greatest market share of all transactions in the United States. HBI also hosts the Hotel Investor's Marketplace, sponsors the Certified Hotel Broker program in conjunction with Cornell University and publishes TransActions Recap, the leading source of hotel real estate sales data.

In addition to broker services, HBI offers affiliate membership to professionals in related fields, including franchising, lending, appraisals and investment services. Visit HBI on the web at www.hotelbrokersinternational.com.