With diverse expertise in both real estate and hospitality, our founders share a vision for transformative built environments—and a passion for creating them.

Tim Harmon

CEO AND CO-FOUNDER, Local Framework

As CEO and founder of Palisades Hospitality Group, Tim Harmon has been a leader in the hospitality industry for over 20 years. With decades of experience managing and developing world-class hotels and restaurants, he bestows extraordinary insight and vision to every project he works on. Inspired by his passion for real estate and hospitality, Tim founded PHG after more than eight years as an attorney specializing in real estate and business transactions. He spearheaded its growth into an award-winning, full-service company that also provides financial and consulting services throughout the hospitality industry.

Today, Tim brings that same level of insight, dedication and expertise to his role as CEO and co-founder of Local Framework. His commitment to remaining at the forefront of design, lifestyle and cuisine keeps Tim on the road, both in the U.S. and abroad, as he continuously stays a step ahead of emerging trends in the industry.

Skylar Skikos


Skylar Skikos, President of Local Framework, leads all aspects of business operations and new property development. He brings a diverse background and skill set that encompasses acquisitions, design development, asset management, capital markets, and building operating companies. Skylar’s passion for developing engaging and inspiring destinations helps to shape the stories and identities that truly define each property.

Prior to joining Local Framework, Skylar served as Vice President at Fillmore Capital Partners, a real estate private equity firm, where he completed and managed over $1.3 billion of investments and developments and played a major role in the formation of Fillmore’s hotel management company. Skylar holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Santa Clara University.