<< Go back to Speakers listing


Jonathan Nehmer

Chairman and Founder | Jonathan Nehmer + Associates, Inc.

Jonathan C. Nehmer, AIA, ISHC is the Chairman and Founder of Jonathan Nehmer + Associates, Inc., an international Architecture, Interior Design, Project Management, and Design and Construction Consulting firm that specializes in the hospitality industry.  He is also a Principal with HVS Design.  Mr. Nehmer is an expert in the development, design, and construction of hospitality projects.  A licensed architect, Mr. Nehmer has more than 35 years of experience as an architect, designer, and owner’s representative for the hospitality industry.

Prior to founding Jonathan Nehmer + Associates, Inc. in 1989, Mr. Nehmer directed the design and construction of real estate development projects for several major hotel chains, including Marriott International and Ramada, Inc. 

In 2009, Mr. Nehmer and the JN+A team created the first Hotel Cost Estimating Guide, a comprehensive guide that provides the most extensive reference for hotel renovation costs for all levels of hotel renovation. The Hotel Cost Estimating Guide is published with new data and additional features each year.  He is also an author of the ISHC 2014 Capex Study which documents the history of capital expenditures in the hotel industry.