Hospitality Link International, Inc. is a boutique consulting and advisory firm established in 2016 to service the needs of the real estate industry with a specialty in the hospitality sector. Driven by symbiotic relationship with partners and investors, our goal is to uncover value enhancement opportunities for our clients whether in advisory engagements, acquisition, development, asset management, or disposition of real estate. Our executive team, with 33 years of experience in major metropolitan markets, has completed over $4.0 billion in real estate transactions, representing a variety of structures that include dispositions, debt financings and equity recapitalizations. In addition to real estate transactional experience, our team has performed hundreds of advisory consulting engagements.
Holden Lim is the President of Hospitality Link International, Inc. During the course of his 34-year career, Mr. Lim has completed over $4.5 billion in real estate transactions, representing a variety of structures that include dispositions, debt financings and equity recapitalizations. Mr. Lim has strong relationships with institutional investors, private equity funds, investment banks, REITs, high net worth investors, foreign investors and developers as well as insurance companies, domestic and foreign banks and debt funds.
Prior to Hospitality Link International, Inc., Mr. Lim was Managing Director in the San Francisco office of HFF, LP and was primarily responsible for institutional-grade hotel and resort property transactions throughout North America. Previously, Mr. Lim was Senior Director with Cushman & Wakefield Sonnenblick Goldman for 11 years.
Some of the deals with which he was intimately involved include the sale of the Westin St. Francis, Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe, JW Marriott San Francisco and San Diego Hilton Gaslamp Quarter, the financing of the Montage Beverly Hills Hotel, Spa & Residences, AMANGANI, Beverly Hilton, Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort and Grand Naniloa Doubletree Hotel, and the joint-venture equity raise and financing of the Outrigger Waikiki Beachcomber. Mr. Lim also has hotel operations and consulting experience, including a variety of management positions at the Westin St. Francis and later as a consultant with HVS International in San Francisco.
Mr. Lim was born in London, raised in Singapore and has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 30 years.