European Hotel strategy differentiators
Dedicated team of hotel specialists, established and active in the market since 2011. Executed over €1.6 billion in transactions, managed 27 hotels across 8 European countries, renovated 17 hotels.
Deep understanding of hotel sector trends across Europe. Experience in strategic renovation, refurbishment, and repositioning process.
Vast network on the ground across Europe provides direct access to owners, developers, and brokers, delivering an advantage in sourcing and analysing investment opportunities.
The opportunity for investors
Exposure to a sector with robust underlying fundamentals—despite stress caused by the pandemic, long-term demand for hotels remains very strong, underpinning future growth.
Hotel sector income growth has historically outpaced inflation.
Hotels currently offer an attractive yield premium over traditional real estate asset classes.
Hotel real estate has shown a high degree of liquidity.
Principal Real Estate
Our European platform delivers access to diversified and sector-specific strategies. We’re able to access real-time market information, track deal flow, and understand regional market dynamics with our team of local transaction professionals across Europe and offices in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands.
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1 STR, June 2023. RevPAR (revenue per available room) in the 12 months to March 2023 vs 2019.
2 European Travel Commission, July 2023.
These current views, opinions, and conclusions are subject to change. There is no guarantee that such opportunities with the hotel sector will continue, and reliance upon this information is at the sole discretion of the reader.
Past performance does not guarantee future results.
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