Senior Analyst,Mr. Gilman has contributed to numerous projects and studies at HSP, including studies for entertainment districts, mixed-use projects, hotels, sports, convention and equestrian/rodeo projects. Dillon’s research includes hundreds of interviews, dozens of surveys, and profiles of comparable and competitive facilities to assess competitiveness and potential performance.
Most recently, Mr. Gilman has been focused on a few key areas of expertise for HSP, including equestrian, rodeo, stock show as well as entertainment districts. He has been deeply involved in the Fort Worth Stockyards district analysis, the Austin/Travis County Exposition Center and rodeo facilities and similar facilities for Osceola Heritage Park.
For entertainment districts, he has worked on projects at Union Station and Ogilvie Station in Chicago, an entertainment district at the University of New Mexico, at the Fort Worth Stockyards, in San Juan, in two locations in Florida and at several locations around the Phoenix market. He has also worked on a variety of analyses for HSP’s Kentucky tourism analyses, including for mixed-use districts in Louisville, distilleries, hotels and amusement parks.
He has worked on convention, hotel, sports and other destination projects such as: the Monroe Multi-Sport Center in Michigan, a proposed executive fitness center in Tampa, several motorsports and racing facilities in Arizona, a parking facility studies at Midway Airport in Chicago and LaGuardia Airport in New York. He has also conducted research on markets in more than a dozen states, including California, Colorado, Florida, Texas, Louisiana, Wisconsin, Missouri, Arkansas, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and West Virginia.
Mr. Gilman attended the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, with a degree in Finance and a real estate concentration.