Zach Spurgeon promoted to Partner at Hotel and Club Associates

We are pleased to announce that Zach Spurgeon, MAI, CHIA, has recently been promoted to Partner at Hotel and Club Associates, Inc. Zach has been an associate with the firm for the past 12 years, concentrating on the valuation and feasibility of hotel properties nationwide. In conjunction with David Pope, we expect Zach to continue […]

David Pope – President of the SGA

On January 1, 2018, David Pope will begin a 2-year terms as President of the Society of Golf Appraisers. From the SGA’s press release, dated December 4, 2017, “The SGA is a national professional organization, where each member holds the prestigious MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute and have each demonstrated a long-term commitment to, […]

Hotel Impossible

October 2, 2017: David Popes guest stars as a hotel consultant on the Travel Channel’s Hotel Impossible. The episode, titled “Outer Banks-ruptcy”, is the 6th episode of the 7th season of Hotel Impossible. During the episode, Mr. Pope advises the host, hospitality expert Anthony Melchiorri, on a beachfront hotel in the Outer Banks area of […]

Hotel Management Magazine – Asheville Market Spotlight

August 22, 2017: Zach Spurgeon, MAI, CHIA, publishes an article in Hotel Management Magazine, titled “Hipster Asheville Props Up North Carolina Tourism.”  The article is an in-depth look at the Asheville, NC lodging market.

NC Tax Collectors Association

April 7/8, 2014: Andy Hinds and David Pope make a joint presentation to the North Carolina Tax Collectors Association at their annual Spring conference. Andy focuses on golf valuation on the first day of the seminar, while David concentrates on hotel valuation during the second day.

NC Property Tax Commission

Sept. 26, 2014: David Pope is asked to present at the North Carolina Department of Revenue’s 2014 Advanced Personal and Real Property Seminar. David’s presentation to tax assessors from across the state focused on the fundamentals of hotel valuation.