Overview

Headquartered in Edinburgh, Portland has a portfolio of five hotels across Scotland’s major cities and is currently structured as a Management Company providing services on an arm’s length basis to those properties, all currently owned by the group

Founded in 2001, we have a track record of turning round under performing hotels

Portland employs around 300 staff and whilst pragmatic and grounded, remains ambitious to grow

All resources and systems have been designed with scalability in mind
 

Portland Differentation

Portland believe that present market conditions favour a fundamental approach

We understand the hotel business and how to operate in different stages of the economic cycle

We have proven people and systems

We offer the skills of traditional hoteliers whilst using the best of contemporary business methods

  • Unlike other companies for whom management contracts may be a new direction Portland have operated on this basis for over 10 years

  • Track record

  • Transparency

  • Brand freedom / no brand

  • Clearly communicated and aligned business objectives

  • The Portland Management System is communicated through a fully integrated intranet system enabling rapid and effective induction of properties and their employees

  • An owner managed organisation of risk averse hospitality professionals who understand markets and economic cycles 

  • In essence the key to our success is tight financial and operational control of the business units