Development Consulting


Every decision in the development of a hotel has a monetary result – we ensure your property maximizes revenue-producing real estate by knowing how hotels function and how space is sold by the sales department.

At IDM, our consulting team applies years of experience managing successful hotel operations. We know how they function and how to build or remodel to achieve financial success.

  • Planning/Design for hotels and food & beverage areas
  • Coordinate architect, engineer, ownership and interior designer
  • Coordinate layout/procurement of hotel furnishings, equipment, laundry and back of the house
  • Coordinate all computerized integrated services: front desk, energy management, restaurant, administration
  • Coordinate phone/IT, guestroom key and lock, and audio visual systems
  • Specify/procure owner-supplied equipment (OSE)
  • Coordinate the procurement of guest supplies and employee uniforms
  • Interior Design assistance from vetting and specifications to proper branding
  • Construction Project Management
  • Pre-opening services including marketing
  • Pre-opening budgets (working capital, food, beverage, linens, china, etc.)
  • Recruit, interview, hire, and train all key management and sales personnel
  • Facilitate brand identity
  • Establish definitive objectives, action plans, and timelines for all departments
  • Develop pricing strategy for rooms, food & beverage
  • Develop and implement employee benefits program and policy manual