EL SEGUNDO, CA -- Vista Investments, LLC announced today that Colby Woods has joined the company as Vice President of Construction. Mr. Woods will be responsible for leading and managing the hotel development company's construction projects.
Planned additions to Vista Investments' large portfolio of established, high-quality hotels include new development opportunities located in southern California's Silicon Beach and downtown Los Angeles, CA. The company hired Mr. Woods in order to fulfill its developing need for an innovative and experienced construction oversight specialist. He joins the firm following the appointment of Ross Greenman as General Counsel And Vice President of Business Development, as well as the company's late 2016 opening of a Hilton project in Glendale, CA.
"I'm excited to join on as Vice President of Construction," Mr. Woods said. "Vista Investments has a lot of exciting projects in progress for me to get involved in."
Mr. Woods comes to Vista Investments with more than 10 years of experience in the construction management industry. Notable past projects of Woods' include the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, the San Bernardino Justice Center, and NBCUniversal City Broadcast Center. His past project experience ranges from hospitality to healthcare, laboratory, commercial, K-12, and higher education.
Juan Llaca, President and CEO of Vista Investments, says, "We were looking for someone who could handle the volume of complicated projects already underway and in early stages of development here. I'm excited to have him on board."
Mr. Woods, who grew up in Orange County and currently lives in Placentia, CA with his wife and two children, holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Construction Engineering Technology from Cal Poly Pomona University in Pomona, CA. Prior to joining Vista Investments, he held the titles of Senior Project Engineer and Project Manager with major southern California developers, including Rudolph and Sletten, C.W. Driver, and R. D. Olson Construction, Inc.
About Vista Investments
Vista Investments, LLC is a privately held owner, operator and developer of a high-quality portfolio of hotels. The company offers hotel management, design and development services. Approved by top tier brands such as Hilton, Marriott, and Best Western, Vista Investments concentrates on strategic hotel development and acquisition of premier select-service hotels. The company has numerous developments in the pipeline throughout California, with a focus on opportunities located in areas with high barriers to entry. Within Vista Investments is Vista Design/Build: a select, in-house team comprised of construction management members, designers, architects, and contractors who are charged with overseeing and executing renovations and new construction projects. Vista Investments also owns Vagabond Inn Corporation, the franchisor of the Vagabond Inn hotel brand. It has locations throughout Arizona, California, Nevada, and Texas. For more information, visit http://vistainvestments.com.
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