Jurys Inn – John Brennan CEO

“McCarthy & Associates have provided project management services on a signifcant number of 3, 4 & 5 star Hotel development and refurbishment projects that I have been responsible for in my roles as Regional Vice President – Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Director of Hospitality at Avestus Capital Partners and now as Chief Executive Officer of Jurys Inn Group Limited including;

  1. Development of the 259 room Four Seasons Dublin
  2. Development of the 214 room Four Seasons Budapest Gresham Palace
  3. Renovation of the Four Seasons Dublin, Apartment project (62 rooms converted to 24 luxury
  4. Development of the 200 room Yasmin Prague
  5. Development of the 219 room Jurys Inn Prague
  6. Renovation of the 161 room Four Seasons Hotel Prague
  7. Development of the 200 room Yasmin Hotel Kosice

At all times they have provided an excellent service, delivering the project objectives in a cost effective and timely manner. McCarthy & Associates have demonstrated a unique ability to work with our design teams and contribute significantly to the aesthetic and functional development of the design process whilst keeping a strong control on the cost budgets and the operational impact on the hotel.

Of significant importance is their ability to plan work, working methods and processes to minimise disruption through revenue loss or customer complaint.

Our hotel projects are cornplex by nature and involve satisfying the requirements of a significant number of interested parties. McCarthy & Associates have demonstrated an ability to attain a clear understanding of the relevant briefs, to prepare a project business plan designed to satisfy same, to effectively implement the plan and deliver the agreed project parameters. In particular they have demonstrated the following key attributes;

  1. A unique understanding of how 3, 4, & 5 star hotels function and the need to ensure a balance between form, function and budget
  2. A unique ability to add value in the design development, value engineering and construction contract negotiation processes.
  3. Ability to effectively coordinate multi-disciplined design and construction teams while integrating effectively with the hotel teams.
  4. Ability to effectively communicate with all relevant parties, keeping them well informed of progress and key project issues.
  5. Ability to bring the project to a successful completion on Lime and within budget.

As a consequence of their excellent performance, we continue to employ McCarthy & Associates to project and cost manage projects and would have no hesitation in recommending them to other potential clients.”

John Brennan
Chief Executive Officer