TYNE HOSPITALITY SERVICES LIMITED BUSINESS PROFILE 2012
Tyne Hospitality Services Limited is a British Columbia real estate agency, registered in accordance with the regulations of the Real Estate Services Act of BC.
The company offers the following services:
Commercial real estate brokerage specializing in hospitality and tourism product
Working on behalf of hotel and resort purchasers to find product on a global basis
Hotel and resort development from site selection to assembling a team to develop
Raising equity for hotel developments including joint ventures
Evaluation and assistance in selecting the appropriate hotel management company or franchise
Assistance with valuing a hotel for sale or purchase
HOTEL & RESORT INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE
Angus Wilkinson is the President and major shareholder of Tyne Hospitality Services Limited and he has over 50 years experience in the hospitality and real estate industries. The value of his hotel and resort transactions exceeds $250 million.
Tyne Hospitality was formed in November 1999 and has completed assignments in new hotel development projects in Victoria, Kelowna and California. An exclusive listing to sell the Guildford Inn & Suites in Surrey, in receivership, was concluded successfully in less than 4 months in February 2006. Other hotels have since been sold in Victoria, downtown Vancouver, New Westminster, Langley, Burnaby, Sherwood Park and Edmonton.
From 1993-1999, Mr. Wilkinson formed and managed a Hospitality Division for Royal LePage Commercial Inc, (now Cushman & Wakefield Ltd). He sold hotels in downtown Vancouver, Richmond, Victoria, Kamloops, Calgary, Fort McMurray and a number of smaller centres on Vancouver Island.
Mr. Wilkinson regularly attends international hotel investment conferences in Los Angeles, New York, Phoenix, Toronto, Berlin and the Caribbean and extensively travels to develop a network of international buyers, consultants, brokers, financiers and developers. Assembling product for sale and development is also an objective of these travels.
Mr. Wilkinson achieved the highest award of the Hotel, Catering and International Management Association of UK (now the International Hospitality Institute), after completing a degree in Hotel Management (MHCIMA) at what is now the University of West London.
After leaving hotel school, Mr. Wilkinson had a variety of management positions in the hotel industry with Sonesta Hotels, Rockresorts, Westin Hotels, Hyatt International and Canadian Pacific Hotels.
His hotel operating experience was obtained in London, England, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Acapulco, Mexico, Vancouver and Victoria, BC. Calgary, Alberta, and Toronto, Ontario. All hotels were full-service upscale or luxury properties ranging from the luxurious Little Dix Bay in the British Virgin Islands to the historic Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria and the Hyatt Regency Toronto (currently the Four Seasons Hotel).
REAL ESTATE & OTHER BUSINESS EXPERIENCE
Between 1982 and 1993, Mr. Wilkinson sought and performed management consulting assignments as an independent management consultant and owner of Tyne Management Services Limited. These assignments were related to computerized based solutions for accounting, property management and real estate development management information systems. Clients included Cadillac Fairview Corporation, First City Developments, Penreal Advisors, Confederation Life Realty Services, John Laing Developments and many other smaller real estate owners, operators and pension funds. These assignments were performed in Canada, USA, UK and Bermuda.
Between 1972 and 1982, Mr. Wilkinson was employed in a senior financial management capacity for the following companies:
Abbey Glen Property Corporation: which was a multi-faceted public real estate development company with over 300 projects in Canada and the USA.
Macaulay Nicolls Maitland & Company Limited: which was one of the oldest full service real estate brokerage and property management companies in western Canada, formed in 1888.
First City Developments Inc: which was a public real estate development and property management company with operations across Canada, Seattle, Boston and Los Angeles.
MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Mr. Wilkinson is a member of the International Hospitality Institute (previously the Hotel, Catering & International Management Association), British Columbia Hotel Association, the Alberta Hotel & Lodging Association and SKAL International. He is an alumni of the University of West London, England and a retired Member of the Certified General Accountant’s Association (CGA).