We aim to be Best in Class in all that we do at Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Our vision is clear - to create superior total returns for stockholders through appreciation in asset values and growth in earnings and dividends. We truly believe that our associates play a vital and integral role in contributing to the company's success in achieving this vision.
During the hiring process, we look for the best people to carry out this vision and our corporate values, which are EPIC:
We believe in and are committed to these values, which is what differentiates us and distinguishes us as an "Employer of Choice". Host has received the following recognition:
Host Hotels & Resorts pays the full cost for certain benefits including:
A REIT is a company dedicated to owning income-producing real estate such as apartments, shopping centers, offices, warehouses and hotels. Some REITs are also engaged in financing real estate. Most importantly to be a REIT, a company is legally required to pay virtually all of its taxable income (90 percent) to its shareholders every year. A REIT may deduct the dividends paid to the shareholders from its corporate tax bill so long as: The company's assets are primarily composed of real estate held for the long term; The company's income is mainly derived from real estate; and The company pays out at least 90 percent of its taxable income to shareholders; The main benefit of being a REIT: one level of taxation. The main limitation of being a REIT: a restriction on earnings retained by the company.
Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT) with a clear strategy for maximizing shareholder value. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. owns and acquires high quality lodging assets in prime locations, creates value through aggressive asset management and uses disciplined capital allocation to generate superior performance.
Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. portfolio consists of high quality hotels located primarily in major cities, near convention centers and airports, resort locations and in select office parks where barriers to entry remain high. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. hotels are operated by world-renowned companies including Marriott, Ritz-Carlton, Hyatt, Four Seasons, Hilton, Westin and Fairmont.
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"I can honestly say that I have never worked with a nicer, down-to-earth, genuinely team-oriented group of people. The company, at every level, makes you (me) feel valued."
"Everyone has been very nice and welcoming. There also seems to be a conscious effort to re-examine past practices and continually improve them that seems to drive people - and that energy is great to be a part of."
We have a Passion for Excellence in everything we do. We value initiative and creativity, and believe our focus and discipline are essential to everyday Excellence.
We are Dedicated to Partnership and hold a deep respect for the talents and roles of others. We succeed through teamwork and communication.
We are Committed to Integrity and ethical behavior - to fulfilling our responsibilities and commitments. We are honest with ourselves and with others.
We are One with our Community - our many communities. We recognize our responsibility to others, and the balance in our lives reflects the importance of caring for others internally and externally.
Our vision is to be the premier lodging real estate company. We create value through aggressive asset management and disciplined capital allocation.
We strive to be Best in Class by maintaining the best assets, best hotel management and operators and best earnings and dividend growth.
Our goal is to provide superior total returns to our stockholders through appreciation in asset values and growth in earnings and dividends.
Our success is dependent on our ability to recruit and retain highly qualified and motivated individuals. The challenges, opportunities and unique corporate culture are among the reasons to consider a career at Host Hotels & Resorts, L.P. If you are an exceptional individual with a desire to be challenged and make a difference, we invite you to take a look at existing career opportunities.