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Mitul Patel

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Managing Principal, Chief Operating Officer

He sources development opportunities and site selection as well as feasibility and positioning strategies for acquisitions and developments in the portfolio. Since co-founding Peachtree Hotel Group in 2008, he is responsible for over $500 million in both new construction and refurbishment projects as well as overseeing an ongoing $250-500 million development pipeline. Born into the hospitality industry, Mitul began working with his family’s portfolio of independent hotels in the late 1980s before eventually expanding the family business and creating Peachtree Hotel Group. His background includes experience with hospitality research and hotel real estate valuation with CBRE’s Hotel Consulting and Brokerage division. Mitul holds a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Administration from Florida International University’s School of Hospitality and Tourism Management as well as an associate’s degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management at Gwinnett Technical College’s School of Hospitality Management.

Have you had your 15 minutes of fame yet? What was it?
Yes, I was an extra on the Mickey Mouse Club.
What's your secret talent?
Napkin Folding
Your greatest professional achievement?
Completing the $20M transformation of the Downtown Atlanta Holiday Inn to the AC Hotel Downtown Atlanta by Marriott