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Hotel Pool

Representative Properties


Hotels and Resorts

Convention Centers


Theme Parks

Sports Facilities

Golf Courses

Cruise Lines

Golf Facilities


Water Parks

Restaurants and Cafes


Bars and Lounges


Ski Facilities

Representative Clients


Ashford Hospitality Trust


Deutsch Bank






Shamin Hotels

Starwood Capital

Wheelock Partners

Aspen Resource Group provides highly specialized, deeply rooted, industry-specific knowledge and expertise to owners and investors in hospitality-related properties.


Expertise in Hospitality and Tourism


We are proud of our outstanding record in delivering expert representation, proper valuation and successful appeals to thousands of hospitality assets nationwide.

Understanding Trends and Issues


The hospitality industry is incredibly dynamic and impacted by economic, demographic, environmental seasonal, cultural, news, labor, marketing, technology, and other issues. Aspen Resource Group is dedicated to understanding these issues and their relevance to valuation, assessment, and appeal.


Professional, Skilled Specialists


Aspen Resource Group ensures strict adherence to current tax laws unique to hospitality industry real estate entities.


We provide the following services and focus on seeking the lowest defensible value for property tax purposes:


  • Pre-Acquisition Due Diligence and Analysis

  • Proactive Assessment Evaluation and Negotiation

  • State and Local Allocations and Valuation of Tangible and Intangible Assets

  • Realty Transfer Tax Refund Analysis

  • Proactive Assessment Negotiations

  • Income/Expense Questionnaire Review

  • Appeal Determination

  • Appeal Preparation and Representation

  • Litigation Support

  • Real Estate Tax Projections and Guidance

  • Tax Bill Administration

  • Commercial Property Tax Consultation


Responsive, Results-Oriented


We understand the nuances of the hospitality industry and the attention required to expedite negotiations, satisfy inquiries and deliver outcomes that save both time and money. The Hospitality Properties Group at Aspen Resource Group is prepared to work with you at a moment's notice and for many years to come.



State and Local Tax Purchase Price Allocation, commonly referred to as SALT PPA, ensures that hotel assets are properly valued as in three distinct categories: real estate, tangible personal property; intangible personal property or business enterprise. The benefits of SALT PPA are reduced transfer tax and a reduced basis for real estate tax.

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