THE TEAM

The project has brought together an exceptional team of respected professionals guiding the Laredo Conference Center project. Each person involved is an important part of the Laredo community and is uniquely qualified to ensure the project’s success.

“We have assembled an extremely qualified and experienced team, both at the City of Laredo and with our partner, the Fasken group, to do our best in assuring that this development is successful in driving economic development and serving local taxpayers.”

– Horacio de Leon, Jr.
City Manager, City of Laredo

FEASIBILITY TEAM AS OF NOVEMBER 20, 2017

CITY OF LAREDO

Horacio De Leon, Jr., City Manager
Cynthia Collazo, Deputy City Manager
Blasita Lopez, Executive Director of Tourism, Marketing, and Communications
Aileen Ramos, Laredo Conference and Visitors Bureau Director
Joel Vazquez, Laredo Conference and Visitors Bureau Sales Manager
Cristian Rosas Grillet, Assistant City Attorney
Yvette Limon, Bridge Director
Ramon Chavez, Executive Director of Public Services
Riazul Mia, Utility Department
Rogelio Rivera, Engineer
Martin Aleman, Executive Director of Finance and Technology
Robert Eads, Traffic Director

 

PALAFOX HOSPITALITY, LTD (FASKEN)

Owner Representation, Project Development & Management
Fasken, Ltd.
Totem LLC
La Posada Hotel Management
The Harris Group, LLC
King Advising, LLC

Market & Financial Feasibility
HVS

Architectural Development
Trahan Architects (Conference Center)
Frank Architects Inc. (Historic Renovation)
Ford, Powell, Carson (Limited Historic Downtown Redevelopment Plan)

Preliminary Structural MEP
ARUP Engineering Group

Preliminary Civil Engineering
CEC Engineering Consultants

Environmental and Testing
SWCA Environmental Consultants

Geotechnical
PSI Services LLC

Property Assessment
Jonathan Nehmer + Associates JN+A
Terracon (MEP/BES)

Real Estate Appraisal
Flato Realty Advisors, LLC

Surveying
Gilpin Engineering

Legal
Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
Sames and Werstak LLP

Construction Cost Analysis
Rogers-Obrien Construction Co. Ltd.

Other
TruePoint Laser Scanning (building scanning)