Lodging Management Services assisted on the development of a Comfort Suites in Virginia that opened in 2009, and a Candlewood Suites in Florida that opened in 2010.

Staybridge Suites Tallahassee, Florida

Lodging Management Services was the Asset Manager on the development of the 104-room hotel. The hotel opened February 19, 2007, with features of a residential-style movie theater, computers in every suite, along with HD televisions throughout the hotel.

Wingate Inn Lynn Haven, Florida

The hotel opened in August 2005 after 8 months of Pre-Opening services.  The hotel achieved 98.6% RevPAR parity with its Competitive Market Set in 65 days of opening.

Suburban Extended Stay Hotel Tallahassee, Florida

The hotel was a remodeling and franchising project of an all-brick, exterior corridor motel.  Through aggressive marketing of hotel operations, this property was sold to a new hotel owner at a substantial gain to the developer.


  • Hotel Operations of General Manager of any size property, department, or location.
  • Quality Assurance Programs of independent evaluation.
  • Yield Management to maximize room revenues from a hourly to seasonal basis.
  • Front Office/Reservation Systems Training from the first customer greeting to night audit operations.
  • Marketing Studies Personnel training and formal studies to expose primary and secondary markets.
  • Human Resource Programs Task training, position description, employee guides, wage and benefit reviews.


  • Financial Operations Analysis by department to maximize profits.
  • Operations Manuals Consolidation of your policies and procedures in compliance with state/federal laws and franchisee requirements.
  • Litigation Support with expert witness testimony.
  • Anonymous Audits of service and management standards.
  • Real Estate Services through agents of the National Hotel Motel Brokers Association.
  • Appraisal Services through members of the Appraisal Institute of America.
  • Mortgage Broker for real estate financing.


  • Feasibility Studies Interim Hospitality Consultants has authored over 650 chain-approved studies.
  • Impact Studies to determine from a third-party standpoint the effect of new hotel development.
  • Remodeling Coordination from project review to over-sight management, including design, purchasing and installation. Xanders has completed more than 20 projects.
  • Construction Coordination Leading the efforts of the Architect, General Contractor, Franchisee and ownership from a daily or project review basis.
  • Pre-Opening Management Elements of permits/licensing, FF&E installation, punch lists, staffing/training and marketing. Xanders has opened more than 30 hotels.