Warmbrodt Hotel Investments and HREC merge

Warmbrodt Hotel Investments is strategically merging its Midwest and Texas hotel brokerage practice with HREC’s national hotel platform, effective Aug. 22, 2016.   

Warmbrodt Hotel Investments, a nationally recognized brokerage firm in the Midwest and headquartered in Kansas City, is joining Team HREC. This merger gives Warmbrodt access to the additional sales power of a 15-office national platform and combined proprietary hotel investor network. Going forward, Herb Warmbrodt will be principal at HREC Investment Advisors.  

Combined, Warmbrodt and HREC will present hotel investors with the contacts of roughly 40 dedicated lodging and gaming insiders blanketing the North American hospitality industry.   


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“Our current and prospective clients will not only continue to benefit from our existing successful brokerage execution,” said Warmbrodt, “but will also realize this proactive merger further enhances our ability to successfully execute on their transactions on a national level.”  

“HREC is thrilled to have highly respected Herb Warmbrodt and his dynamic team join the HREC family” said Mike Cahill, CEO and founder of HREC. “All of HREC’s national clients will benefit directly from the addition of this premier, institutional quality office in Kansas City. WHI has earned the reputation of being close to the ground; a business firmly placed on the pulse of the Mid-west and Texas hotel investment scenes.”  

Warmbrodt Hotel Investments was founded in Kansas City by Herbert Warmbrodt Jr. in 2003. HREC is a leading lodging and gaming real estate advisory firm specializing in property sales, mortgage brokerage, equity/JV structuring, consulting (market studies and appraisals) and litigation support.

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