American Hotel Income Properties REIT LP
Ian has been involved in more than $2.5 Billion in hotel and real estate transactions during his career. He is currently President of American Hotel Income Properties REIT LP (AHIP) a publicly listed (HOT-U:TSX) limited partnership and is Canada's largest publicly traded hotel company. From an IPO market capitalization of $100 Million in 2013 and the acquisition of 32 hotels, AHIP has grown to 114 hotels and a current enterprise value of more than $1.6 Billion, and offers investors a unique vehicle to realize sustainable returns and growing value from premium, select-service branded hotels in secondary U.S. markets with diverse and stable demand from corporate and transient travelers as well as longstanding contractual customers.
Prior to joining AHIP in 2015, Ian was President and CEO of Continuum Health Care Holdings Ltd., a seniors housing developer, owner and operator where he led the transformation of the company by establishing a new strategic direction, improving operational performance, and enhancing shareholder value through a series of transactions which culminated in the sale of the company to Welltower Inc. (WELL:NYSE). And for 15 years prior, he was co-founder and President of Superior Lodging Corp, one of Canada’s largest hotel development and investment companies.
Ian has completed the ICD-Rotman Directors Education Program and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors, and is a director of Northern Vision Development LP, and is a past director of the Hotel Association of Canada, Theatre Calgary, Hallmark Properties Inc., Airline Hotels and Resorts, and numerous other private companies. He holds MBA and BA degrees, and a specialized diploma in Hospitality Administration.