Amrit Patel has over 40 years of experience in the hospitality industry. He started his career as a structural engineer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, specializing in highway and bridge design. In 1972, he transferred to Bechtel Corporation in Los Angeles, California where he specialized in power plant design.
While he was employed at Bechtel Corporation, Mr. Patel diversified his knowledge and expertise into the hospitality industry and soon after turned his attention to real estate investment and development full-time. During the last four decades, he has developed several high-end oceanfront boutique properties, receiving national accolades, including the prestigious AAA Four Diamond Award for three of those hotels. His most recent project was the Doubletree Guest Suites at the Anaheim Resort in Southern California. Mr. Patel received Doubletree’s Developer of the Year award for his efforts.
Mr. Patel received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in India and received his Masters of Science in Structural Engineering at Villanova University in Pennsylvania.