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Avison Young Hospitality Group Spotlights Victor Kalyanji and Wendy Blissett

Victor and WendyAvison Young Hospitality Group is pleased to highlight Victor Kalyanji and Wendy Blissett, who are located in the Avison Young Atlanta office. 

Kalyanji, a senior hospitality broker in the capital markets group, has more than a decade of experience in hotel ownership, development and management. In his current role, he is focused on single asset and portfolio sales. Prior to joining the hospitality group, he owned and operated independent and franchised hotels in, Alabama, Georgia, Illinois and Ohio.

He is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and a member of the Asian American Hotel Owner’s Association (AAHOA). Originally from Ohio, Kalyanji and his family have lived in Georgia for more than nine years. During that time, he has been involved in many hotel transactions.

Blissett, a senior hospitality broker in the capital markets group, has a wide range of experience in individual hotel assets, as well as complicated portfolio transactions valued over $100 million. Prior to joining the hospitality group, she worked for a hotel brokerage where she executed nearly every type and size of disposition transactions.

She began her career in commercial real estate with an Atlanta-based hotel brokerage firm in 1994, concentrating on client relations, sales support and hotel market research.

“Victor and Wendy have been integral members of the hospitality group since the beginning,” said Keith Thompson, principal at Avison Young. “They have deep industry knowledge and impeccable integrity and I consider them superb brokers and dear friends.“

About Avison Young

Avison Young is the world’s fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Avison Young is a collaborative, global firm owned and operated by its principals. Founded in 1978, the company comprises 2,400 real estate professionals in 79 offices, providing value-added, client-centric investment sales, leasing, advisory, management, financing and mortgage placement services to owners and occupiers of office, retail, industrial, multi-family and hospitality properties. More information about Avison Young can also be found on its blogTwitterYouTube and LinkedIn.

published: 03-21-2017

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