+1 617 451 1701 info@trengelgroup.com



A Boston based firm, active in the United States of America,

the Middle East and Europe. Delivering hotel and resort

investors the highest returns on their lodging investments,

Our experienced hospitality advisory and asset management

team is available to leverage their knowledge to grow your

investment returns.

T.R. engel group

services overview



Our lodging professionals, former hotel General Managers and Vice Presidents Operations provide clients with in-depth (operational) expertise. TRE helps clients identify and reduce risk, while maximizing the investment’s top & bottom line to outperform the competitive set.



When underwriting and investment in an existing or new-build hotel, the TRE RoadMap™ quickly identifies upside potential and risk factors, candidly communicates operating issues, creates realistic opportunities to increase cash, and enhances net asset value.



Within an ever growing market space, of unlimited lodging offerings, providing a consistent and authentic brand experience is key to the sustainability of your hotel and the ongoing efforts to build brand awareness and loyalty. Having created 3 hotel brands, our team has the in-depth expertise to bring your brand to the next level.


project management

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We assist with the acquisition / liquidation of lodging investments including sourcing, due diligence, negotiations until closing. Tailored to each specific transaction our goal is to provide clients with the highest ROI possible. clients with the highest ROI possible.



Hotel owners, investors and operators need an extensive set of skills and experience to meet their KPI’s in an increasingly ​​competitive and rapidly changing market. Due to our partnerships with leading educational institutions, we bring together hospitality veterans and talented young minds to create innovative solutions for our client’s.






TRE creates and executes investment strategies that produce

sustainable returns throughout the life cycle of your lodging investment.


Working closely together with owners and operators, we aim to leverage our extensive skill set to stay ahead of the competitive set and meet the financial KPI’s. TRE provides the full circle services required for any lodging investor to source, execute and manage their investments.


We are among a select group of firms that can offer a combination of transaction and

advisory services, providing our clients with exclusive investment opportunities and operational insight to achieve the highest possible returns.


Thomas Engel

Thomas Engel

Founder & Chairman

40+ years of industry experience

Lodging industry leader Tom Engel leads TRE and is credited with creating/co-creating three (3) lodging brands.

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Matthew Engel

Matthew Engel

Managing Director

16+ years of industry experience

Matt brings years of diversified real estate underwriting and hotel asset management experience to TRE.

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Robert Hunter

Robert Hunter

Special Consultant

35+ years industry

Bob Hunter has had a distinguished career in providing senior leadership in marketing.

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Brendan McGeary

Brendan McGeary


2+ years industry

Brendan is our newest in house analysts, and assists in operational asset management, transaction services.

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Foreign money will continue to pour into US hotels

Foreign investors will remain interested in U.S. hotels in 2017, but new supply and new administration policies are two wild cards for international investment.     By  Tom Engel thomasengel@trengelgroup.com Foreign...

Innovation, tech know-how key for hotel development

Project managers must be at the forefront of hotel technology when leading the construction of new-build properties or conversions.   By  Tom Engel thomasengel@trengelgroup.com Hotel project managers initiate, plan,...

Too many hotel brands for our guests?

Hotel brand positionings are not as distinct as they once were, which begs the question: Why are there so many of them?   By  Tom Engel thomasengel@trengelgroup.com While it’s important to provide options for hotel...

Lodging industry investors varied in type, motivation

My, have times changed. There’s no question that the lodging investor of today is far more business savvy than 10 or even five years ago. While there are certainly a few individuals who are...

engel group llc

Address details: 
1320 Centre St. Suite 304
Newton Center, MA 02459

Office: 617 451 1701
Mobile: 617 513 0966

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