Sabena Arora

Senior Advisor

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Sabena Arora has more than twenty-five years of hospitality real estate experience. In addition to serving as a Senior Industry Advisor on Capstone’s Financial Advisory Services (FAS) team, she is also the founder of Acadia Lodging Brokers and Advisors.

Previously, she spent six years with Highgate Holdings, specializing in acquisitions and investment analysis. During that time, she was responsible for evaluating more than $50 billion in national and international hotel investments and transacting hotels totaling more than 12,000 rooms. She has extensive experience with all aspects of lodging investment transactions including full service and select-service portfolios, resorts, timeshare, mixed use projects, REITs, and casinos.

Prior to her role at Highgate Holdings, she was Director of Hotel Acquisition at HEI Hotels & Resorts. She began her career at HVS International as a consultant, where she appraised and provided consulting services for more than 200 properties over eight years.

Sabena is a board member and president emeritus of the University of Chicago Alumni New York Chapter. A Career Advisor and advocate of the Kenmare High School, an alternative school for women in Jersey City. She has been an active member of Asian American Hotel Owners Association, speaking at the national conferences.

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