Binyamin Beny Alagem is an Israeli-American businessman, business executive, hotelier and philanthropist. He is the founder and former CEO of Packard Bell Computers. Griffin owned the hotel from 1987 to 2003, during which time his reputation faded as maintenance was deferred and competition increased. Cain had bigger plans in mind than just owning part of the hotels, given Wanda's desire to sell her property.
So to play the game in the long term, you have to be able to appreciate the declines and recovery periods, and you have to look at your behavior and investments over a long time, he said. The Beverly One complex is designed by Norman Foster, an English gentleman known for designing the lipstick-shaped skyscraper in London known as the Gherkin and Apple's hoop headquarters in Cupertino. One intention of the owner's plan was to position the improved hotel as a more economical four-and-a-half-star alternative compared to nearby five-star rivals, such as the Peninsula.