Movers and Shakers

CBRE appoints head of EMEA hotels

UK: Kenneth Hatton has been named as CBRE’s managing director, head of hotels for EMEA and will enter the role June 2021. Hatton most recently served as executive vice president of global development and general counsel at Belmond. He has been involved with transactions on both the advisor and principal


CBRE research forecasts 2022 demand recovery in US

US: Commercial real estate investment and services firm CBRE has predicted a late 2022 date for the US hospitality sector’s recovery. Its research believes that the industry will benefit from a possible quick economic turnaround in 2021. The group’s recent Hotel Horizons publication has predicted that the steep decline in


CBRE appointed to sell Dublin’s Morrison Hotel

Ireland: The Morrison, a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, is to be put on the market at a guide price of €80 million. Located on the River Liffey in the centre of Dublin, The Morrison comprises 145 guest rooms and suites, seven meeting and events spaces, food and beverage outlets as


CBRE offers Paramount Hotel to the market

Ireland: Dublin’s Paramount Hotel is for sale by private treaty with offers in excess of €25 million. The 66-bedroom property, including the Turks Head Bar, has full planning permission to increase to 117 bedrooms, with further planning pending for additional rooms. Located in the Temple Bar area, the hotel is


CBRE and TRI Hospitality Consulting join forces

UK: Global property giant CBRE has acquired UK hospitality consultant TRI. TRI Hospitality Consulting has been merged in to CBRE Hotels EMEA, with TRI’s Jonathan Langston and David Bailey set to work alongside Graham Windle and the existing consultancy practice at CBRE. CBRE says the move will significantly extend its