Who We Are
In 1973 Gary Smith began selling lodging properties along with other business opportunities. He began to focus on hospitality properties in 1980. In 1985, Gary founded his own company to provide specialized brokerage services to the hospitality industry.
Meril Dean joined the company in 1990 and in 2000 SMITH DEAN was formed and the company has now evolved into SMITH DEAN BURGETT. All the while maintaining our hands on approach to hotel brokerage, but now with a national presence and wider reach.
What We Do
Lodging properties are our areas of expertise and include the sale of limited and full service hotels and all suite properties, as well as resorts and multi-property portfolios. In addition to handling independent properties, SMITH DEAN BURGETT has worked with all the major hotel franchise companies. Since successful brokerage must entail careful planning and appropriate timing, we continually advise our clients of the prevailing market conditions in order to maximize our investors' returns.
Why Choose Us
SMITH DEAN BURGETT maintains a comprehensive database of thousands of qualified buyers and exposes each listing to a multitude of prospective purchasers. SMITH DEAN BURGETT's comprehensive database of buyers ranging from local and regional, to a national customer base with varying purchasing criteria, provides our company the ability to target buyers and in turn facilitate sales within a reasonable time frame. SMITH DEAN BURGETT has also developed cooperative relations with hotel brokers nationwide providing additional exposure for our listings.