Anagram Ventures, the private, independently owned hospitality-focused investment firm, helmed by President Sajan Hansji today announced the appointment of Taylor Jacobs as vice president of real estate for Anagram Ventures.
Taylor joins the company’s executive team with a goal to support the creation of stakeholder value through a nuanced understanding of market trends, consumer needs and property valuations. His responsibilities include sourcing real estate investments for the firm; driving development and execution of new strategic initiatives; raising capital and overseeing asset and fund management for the firm’s many hospitality-related investments and clients.
Taylor previously served as vice president of investments for NewcrestImage, where he developed multiple ground-up hotel projects in high barrier-to-entry markets, including an AC Hotel by Marriott and other brands by Hyatt and Hilton. Prior to this, Taylor held positions with RLJ Lodging Trust, where he supported the acquisitions and portfolio analysis team, and with Accenture, a management consulting firm, where his specialty was digital products. He has also worked in hotel operations at properties across Mexico and Spain.
Jacobs earned a degree in finance and international business at the University of Washington in Seattle and holds a certificate from Cornell University in hotel real estate investment and asset management. Taylor flies general aviation aircraft in his spare time and enjoys surfing and hiking national parks with his wife Annie.