Are you a hotel developer seeking insights into optimizing your FF&E (Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment) installation process? Unique Deliveries recently had an exclusive interview with Jake Larsen, the Vice President of Real Estate Development and Business Management at Magnus Hotel Management, a company renowned for its expertise in hotel operations, from finding the perfect location to overseeing comprehensive operations. In this interview, Jake shares his experience of the FF&E installation provided by Unique Deliveries at their new Fairfield Inn & Suites Hotel in Holladay, UT. This enlightening conversation sheds light on the experience and challenges of this project along with insights into his experience in the hotel industry.
Watch the full interview here.
Meet Jake Larsen, VP of Real Estate and Business Management at Magnus Hotel Management
Before delving into the interview highlights, let’s introduce the expert who shared invaluable insights. Jake Larsen, with over 13 years of experience in hotel development, is at the helm of Magnus Hotel Management’s real estate and business management and expansion. His expertise makes him a formidable presence in the industry.
Key Insights from Jake Larsen’s Interview
Now, let’s explore the key insights from Jake Larsen’s interview, where he discussed the transformative FF&E installation carried out by Unique Deliveries at their Fairfield Inn & Suites in Holladay, UT.
- The FF&E Installation Process: A Game Changer
Jake emphasized that the FF&E installation phase is frequently undervalued for its importance. In the case of the Fairfield Inn Hotel & Suites project, Unique Deliveries’ meticulous approach, characterized by their full investment in the project and their reputation as a trusted partner committed to delivering exceptional results, played a pivotal role in ensuring the timely opening of the hotel. This exemplified how meticulous attention to detail and precision in FF&E installation elevated the property’s overall success, ensuring it opened on schedule.
- Overcoming Challenges and Seamless Coordination with Unique Deliveries
Jake highlighted that the biggest challenge with the Fairfield Inn & Suites project was that the elevator was missing for the entire FF&E installation. One of the standout features of the FF&E installation was the exceptional coordination between Magnus Hotel Management and Unique Deliveries to overcome this challenge. Jake discussed how effective communication, organization, and collaboration resulted in a smooth and timely installation, allowing the hotel to open its doors to guests without any hiccups.
- Quality Assurance and Attention to Detail
Jake Larsen emphasized that Unique Deliveries’ commitment to quality assurance was evident in every aspect of the FF&E installation. Their attention to detail ensured that all furnishings, fixtures, and equipment were assembled correctly, placed properly, and adhered to brand standards that exceeded Magnus’ expectations.
- Timeliness and Efficiency
In the competitive hotel industry, timing is everything. Jake praised Unique Deliveries for their efficiency and adherence to timelines, ensuring that the Fairfield Inn & Suites in Holladay, UT, opened on schedule. Meeting deadlines is essential for a successful hotel launch.
In conclusion, the interview with Jake Larsen, VP of Vice President of Real Estate Development and Business Management at Magnus Hotel Management, showcases the significant impact of a well-executed FF&E installation. The Fairfield Inn & Suites project in Holladay, UT, stands as a testament to the success that can be achieved when collaboration, attention to detail, and trust are prioritized.
As a hotel developer, it’s crucial to recognize the importance of FF&E installation and partner with professionals who can execute it seamlessly. Unique Deliveries’ approach and results are a testament to their expertise in this area.
Unique Deliveries ensures that your company’s reputation remains impeccable with our high quality, affordable hotel installation services, white glove furniture deliveries, and warehouse storage services. For over 20 years, Unique Deliveries has been Utah’s leader in white glove delivery and FF&E furniture installations. Our warehouse and storage services ensure a one-stop shop for hotel furniture installations and interior design white-glove deliveries, and warehouse storage projects. Reach out to our dedicated team for a quote for your next FF&E project.