CBRE Hotels announces senior appointment for UK and Ireland

London, 04 August 2017 – CBRE Hotels has today announced the appointment of Paul Collins as Head of Hotel Investment Properties for the UK & Ireland. Paul will be responsible for leading the hotels transactional business across the UK and Ireland.
Paul Collins joined CBRE Hotels in 2001 and has been responsible for leading the Hotels team in Ireland, which he will continue to do, in addition to his new responsibilities. Paul has advised on many high-profile hotel transactions throughout Ireland including the sale of the Morrison Hotel, Trinity Plaza Hotel and the Burlington Hotel Dublin; and more recently the sale of three hotels in Dublin on behalf of Fitzpatrick Lifestyle Hotels and the sale of the Gresham Dublin Hotel to Riu Hotels and Resorts.
Keith Lindsay, Managing Director for CBRE Hotels said: “Paul has successfully led our hotels team in Ireland and I am pleased that he will now assume the important role of leading our UK & Ireland Hotel Investment Properties team. His appointment demonstrates our commitment to putting the best talent in leadership roles to support our strategic growth and strengthen opportunities for international hotel transactions.”
Paul Collins, Head of UK & Ireland Hotel Investment Properties, CBRE Hotels, added: “I am really looking forward to this exciting challenge and working with a great team. The UK and Irish hotel markets are very interesting at the moment and we anticipate a significant number of transactions in the coming months.” 
Paul takes up his new role with immediate effect.

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