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Hersha Facts

Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE: HT) is a self-advised real estate investment trust in the hospitality sector, which owns and operates luxury and lifestyle hotels in coastal gateway and resort markets. The Company’s 30 hotels totaling 4,544 rooms are located in New York, Washington, DC, Boston, Philadelphia, Miami, and select markets on the West Coast.

Hersha Chairman, Hasu P. Shah, founded the Hersha Group with the purchase of a single hotel in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in 1984. In 1998, the Company went public as a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) under the name Hersha Hospitality Trust.  Since inception, Hersha has had a proven track record of market growth and its unique characteristics favorably position the Company to deliver strong shareholder value and high cash flow for dividend distribution to investors

  • QUICK FACTS

    Number of Hotels Owned: 30 High quality, rooms-oriented upscale urban transient hotels in leading innovation districts and gateway markets.

    Markets: 6 core, strategic markets, including Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, Miami, and West Coast.

    Number of Rooms: 4,544

    Property Brands: Marriott International, Hilton Hotels, Hyatt Hotels, Intercontinental Hotel Group, Hersha’s Independent Hotel Collection.

    Number of Employees: 31

  • OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE

    True to its owner-operator tradition, Hersha meticulously monitors the Company’s operations at the property level, always pursuing opportunities to add value, increase efficiencies and drive performance. Hersha’s asset management track record includes strategic new development and capital expenditures that position the portfolio for growth.

  • BALANCED PORTFOLIO

    HT’s portfolio consists of high RevPAR and high EBITDA growth hotels in innovation-driven gateway markets and high barrier resort locations.  The company’s segmented local clusters provide immediate operational advantage and local knowledge to drive outperformance in each of its core markets. The portfolio boasts a unique combination of category-killing branded hotels and independent lifestyle hotels in the most valuable markets in the U.S.

  • DRIVERS OF ORGANIC GROWTH

    Hersha’s coastal Luxury and Lifestyle portfolio and our purpose-built New York City cluster are extremely well positioned to benefit from the tailwinds of the return of business travel and international segments, while also enjoying the unprecedented pricing power of our differentiated experiential hotel offerings.

    With few capital expenditures on the horizon over the next few years, we can focus on hotel operations to drive high absolute RevPAR on industry-leading margins, resulting in significant EBITDA and free cash flow growth in the coming years.