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Hotels – The Great Reset of 2020

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COVID-19 has resulted in arguably the hotel sector’s most challenging period in history, both nationally and globally with hard border closures, country wide lockdowns and strict new standards for safety and hygiene.

This episode of Talking Property looks into how hotel sales have performed in 2020, the factors influencing hotel investment and trading conditions, as well as our predictions for 2021.


Michael Simpson

Managing Director of Pacific Hotel Capital Markets, CBRE

Michael is responsible for the management and development of the CBRE Hotels business in Australia and New Zealand, and its integration with the Asian and global CBRE Hotels platforms. Michael has a particular focus on investment sales, capital raising, joint ventures and advising on and structuring hotel and mixed use developments.

Troy Craig

Regional Director of Pacific Hotel Valuations and Advisory Services, CBRE

Troy Craig is the Regional Director responsible for CBRE Hotels Valuation and Advisory Services for Australia and New Zealand. Based in Sydney, he has more than 25 years’ experience in hotel and hospitality real estate across Australia and Asia, providing value advice to owners, investors, developers and operators alike.

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