- Written by MBD Editor
The senior vice president of operations at Waterton, a Chicago-based real estate investor and operator, discusses how the hospitality industry can make millennials feel welcome.
Just as some homebuilders featured in this issue of Modern Builder + Design are working to make dwellings more attractive to the millennial generation, so too are designers and builders who help the hospitality industry stay current and appealing. Offering millennial-friendly accommodations goes far beyond quick, cosmetic changes. Patrick Hansen, senior vice president of operations at Waterton, a Chicago-based real estate investor and operator that focuses on U.S. multifamily and hospitality projects, talks about what matters to millennials and how it shapes hotel designs, concepts that also flow into how multifamily projects and amenities can be tailored to the millennial crowd.