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The Promise of Prominence

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Emerging as an industry leader, Prominence Hospitality Group is an innovative real estate investment, development and hotel management company, creating remarkable results for partners throughout the United States.

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Personally-vested in every development, the Prominence approach is the perfect mix of an opportunistic, owner’s perspective alongside nimble efficiency. Transforming properties into profitable business with distinction, the Prominence Hospitality Group team is dedicated to creating strong returns for investors while cultivating long-term value.

Our Team

With equity stake in their entire portfolio, Prominence exceptionally couples an owners’ perspective and hoteliers’ distinct knowledge to cultivate great guest experiences.

The leadership team is humbly honored to have quickly established an industry-wide reputation for delivering strong returns while fostering long-term relationships.

Our top-light organization is strategically focused on building a principal-oriented culture, with each of our team members bringing their own impressive strength in hospitality and real estate acquisitions, development and construction, hotel operations, sales and marketing and/or asset management to the table.

A Leadership Team with Distinction
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    Principal, Development & Finance

    Bimal Doshi

    Principal, Development & Finance

    Having designed a proprietary operating system for high-end computing during his tenure at IBM, Bimal Doshi brings a calculated, analytic approach to his principal role with Prominence Hospitality. Doshi entered the hospitality world as a managing partner with Bask Development, gaining more than a decade of experience in hotel development, construction and development. As a principal with Prominence, Doshi focuses on hotel asset management and overall hotel investment management, from raising project debt and equity and assisting the in-house construction and management departments, to working directly with clients and partners to ensure requirements are met and expectations are exceeded.

    Doshi graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in computer engineering from Purdue University and holds a Master of Science in computer engineering and physics from University of Texas at Austin. Doshi is an American Hotel & Lodging Association Certified Hotel Administrator, an Asian American Hotel Owners Association Certified Hotel Owner and is currently working towards his LEED AP Certification with the U.S. Green Building Council.

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    Principal, Physical Assets & Construction

    Paul Busching

    Principal, Physical Assets & Construction

    With more than 30 years of real estate development experience, Paul Busching leads the Prominence construction team, bringing a pragmatic approach to building and renovation projects, to result in on-time, on-budget developments. With a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Clemson University, a graduate degree in Construction Management from University of Texas at Austin and a MBA from Northern Illinois University, Busching’s impressive education background coupled with his professional experience has allowed him to lead teams to award-winning projects throughout his career.

    Busching got his start as a construction engineer and senior project manager in the D.C. area, focused on a variety of developments in the first 10 years of his career, including office buildings, churches, museums, movie theatres, assisted living and grocery stores – most notably some of the first Fresh Fields Markets, a Maryland-based natural foods grocer, which later merged with Whole Foods. Busching led a number of projects to win quality awards before he transitioned into the hospitality development world. As a vice president of development with Hillcrest Development, Busching oversaw more than 40 projects across 16 states, working with the majority of the limited service brands, including AmeriSuites through its transition to Hyatt Place. In 2007, Busching launched BASK Development as a managing partner. In his tenure leading the BASK team, Busching was awarded a ‘North American Renovation of the Year’ in 2011 by Country Inn & Suites and a ‘US Renovation of the Year’ in the same year by Holiday Inn Express.

    Busching fastidiously brings innovation alongside accuracy to both new-build and renovation Prominence projects, resulting in long-lasting developments exceeding owner expectation and guest satisfaction.

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    Principal, Hotel Operations & Asset Management

    Dhaval Brahmbhatt

    Principal, Hotel Operations & Asset Management

    Dhaval Brahmbhatt began his career in hospitality in 1990 as an entry-level associate, quickly establishing a reputation for his innovative, flexible and hospitable approach. Gaining vast management experience across multiple hotel brands, Brahmbhatt served as a general manager of various multi-unit hotels, ranging from 100-500 keys, in Chicago, Minneapolis, New Jersey and Maryland. Brahmbhatt thrives in discovering ways to accelerate business growth and is noted for delivering outstanding guest experiences in the properties he has managed and developed.

    Distinguished as a two-time ‘General Manager of the Year’ in 2004 and 2011, and a recipient of the Maryland Hotel & Lodging Association ‘Manager of the Year Award’ in 2017, Brahmbhatt unassumingly boasts an impressive list of industry accomplishments. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Northeastern Illinois University, earned while on a baseball scholarship. He is a graduate of the IHG Owners Association’s Leadership Institute held at Goizueta Business School-Emory University, and earned a Certified Hotel Administrator accreditation by the American Hotel & Lodging Association.

    Brahmbhatt is active in a number of community and industry organizations, previously selected as a member of the Emerging Leaders Council, an assembly of young emerging leaders selected through the IHG Owners Association. He is also a former member of the Board of Directors of the GLMV Chamber of Commerce in Illinois.