Dallas Bligh

Managing Director, Hotels & Hospitality

Dallas Bligh is Managing Director, Hotels at Avid Realty Partners (ARP), a commercial realty firm focusing on Hotel & MFU Apartment assets. Dallas also spends time at Edge Hospitality, a provider of outsourced Hospitality management services. Mr. Bligh’s experience in the Hotel & Hospitality sector is significant and stretches back 25 years. Most recently he acquired a 213-room hotel near downtown Denver.  Mr Bligh is an experienced member of the Arizona and Rocky Mountain Chapters of the Turnaround Management Association. As a turnaround manager and court appointed Receiver, Mr. Bligh quickly brings value and profit to distressed assets through the implementation of proven systems and protocols, rapid training of staff, and timely cost effective improvement plans. These practices have proven successful in increasing property values as much as 300% in 18 months. Over the years, Mr. Bligh has provided services for Private Equity Funds, Banks, Independent Hotel Owners, Hotel Brokers, and Hospitality Management Companies, as well been an Owner and Operator of his own hotels:

  • Holiday Inn; Ramada; Amelia’s: Salt Lake City, UT – Receivership, Management Agreement
  • La Quinta Inn and Suites: Grand Junction, CO – New Construction Project, Investment, Management
  • Best Western Plus: Phoenix, AZ – Acquisition, Turnaround, Management
  • Quality Inn and Suites: Rawlins, WY – Acquisition, Turnaround, Management
  • Best Western Buffalo: Buffalo, WY – Acquisition, Turnaround, Management
  • Super 8: Buffalo, WY – Acquisition, Turnaround, Management
  • Comfort Inn and Suites: Safford, AZ – Management Agreement
  • Manor House Restaurant: Safford, AZ – Management Agreement
  • Ramada Inn: Pueblo, CO – Management Agreement, Acquisition
  • Holiday Inn Express; Best Western; Barrymore Hotel: Canon City, CO – Receivership, Management Agreement
  • Hampton Inn – Pueblo, CO – Management Agreement
  • Quality Inn Stapleton: Denver, CO – Acquisition, Management Agreement
  • Valuestay: Pueblo CO – Turnaround Consulting Project
  • Hoot & Howl Restaurants: Phoenix, AZ; Rawlins, WY; Buffalo, WY; Denver, CO – Acquisitions, New Construction, Management
  • Sal’s Street Food: Denver, CO – Construction Project, Management
  • La Crocevia, Italian Restaurant: Buffalo, WY – Construction Project, Management
  • Crossroads Bar and Grill: Buffalo, WY – Construction Project, Management
  • Hotel Investment Group: San Diego, CA – Management Services, Portfolio of 9 Properties
  • Equisource: Las Vegas, NV – Multiple Receiverships, Management Agreements
  • SLC Servicing: Salt Lake City, UT – Receivership, Management Agreement
  • CO East Bank and Trust: CO Springs, CO – Receiverships, Management Agreements
  • RedRock Properties: Phoenix, AZ – Management Agreements
  • InnVite Hospitality: Columbus, OH – Management Services for Portfolio of 10 Properties
  • Westmont Hospitality Group: Denver, CO – Management Services for Portfolio of 5 Properties