Team Profile

SCOTT W. BRUSH, ISHC
Real Estate / Sales Associate

Education

Durham University - Durham, England - Master of Science in Management Studies

Cornell University - Ithaca, New York - Bachelor of Science in Hotel Administration

After spending several years after college in operations both for a hotel firm and for the U.S. Navy’s “Navy Lodge” program, Scott Brush joined an international accounting firm as a hospitality industry consultant. Over the course of 15 years he performed or supervised over 500 of studies for the acquisition or development of a variety of hotels primarily in the southeastern United States, the Caribbean and Latin America and ultimately headed the regional office in Miami – Pannell Kerr Forster, PKF Consulting.

Beginning in 1993 and continuing today Mr. Brush established the consulting firm: Brush & Company to provide executive level consulting to hospitality firms from first time developers to national chains.  In addition to market and operational studies Mr. Brush frequently serves as an expert witness in hotel oriented litigation.

Mr. Brush was recruited in 2004 by Florida International University to teach a seminar course in the Master’s program at the Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management entitled “Asset Management in the Hospitality Industry”; a course he continues to teach each year.

In September 2014, Mr. Brush activated his Real Estate Sales Associate license and with the hospitality Brokerage firm of Steckroth Hospitality Group, Inc.

Publications - Developing a Hotel Business Plan: A How-To-Manual, Cornell Hotel & Restaurant Administration Quarterly; Asset Managers Playing New Role in Hotels:  South Florida Business Journal; Lies, Damned Lies . . . . . . and Statistics:  Guest Editorial; Cornell Hotel & Restaurant Administration Quarterly;  The Caribbean Market:Hotel & Resort Industry; Rethinking Your Business Plan; Hotel & Resort Industry; Hotel Owners & Developers Find Money is Plentiful:Hospitality Highlights; Renovation, Refurbishment or Redevelopment: Is the Difference More than Semantics? Lodging Hospitality; Lessons From a Fallen Economy; co-author of the three-part series: Lodging Hospitality;

 

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