Q&A: Eric Brooks provides the New Urban lowdown on boutique hotels

Today, we borrow a time-tested technique to add another dimension to our community development explorations: the Q&A. Moving forward, we’ll periodically bug an expert we know to shed some light on topics our clients and colleagues care about.

As David Brooks suggested in a recent snarky opinion piece, boutique hotels are all the rage. Just about every downtown development group wants one to complete a perfect neighborhood. So we turn to Eric Brooks, a long-time pro in hotel development, to help us understand the niche. (Eric’s bio is at the bottom of the blog post, along with his contact info.)

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