Dave Mashburn joins Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield has added Dave Mashburn to its executive team as director, hospitality services, based in the Kansas City, MO, office.

In his new role, Mashburn will works with hotel and other hospitality investors and developers on investment sales and acquisitions of sites and redevelopment and conversion of existing buildings. Additionally, he will represent investor-clients on acquisitions and dispositions of existing hotel properties.

“Dave’s extensive experience in the hotel industry and his unsurpassed knowledge and contacts will make him a great resource for our clients,” said Gib Kerr, Cushman & Wakefield managing principal in Kansas City. “He’s a perfect fit, both from a cultural perspective and as seasoned addition to our existing proficiency in land investment and redevelopment.”

Added Mashburn, “As the economy reopens and revitalizes, the hospitality and hotel sector are going to be extremely historically active. We have a real opportunity to expand services for Cushman & Wakefield’s existing client base here in the region as well as uncover opportunities for new clients involved in hospitality investment and development.”

Mashburn joins Cushman & Wakefield from Mashburn Development, which he founded in 2013. He has more than 30 years of experience in the entitlement, development, design, construction, incentives and management of more than 200 large hotel, convention center, resort, retail, multifamily and mixed-use projects across the country totaling more than $3 billion in investment. Mashburn has held senior-level positions with such companies as John Q Hammons Hotels and Resorts, Bass Pro Shops, True North Hotel Group and Leisure Hotels and Resorts.