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Dennis Drake

Vice President | Hotel Brokerage & Investment Sales


Capital Markets


Dennis Drake Vice President Americas
Capital Markets Hotels
Houston Galleria 2800 Post Oak Blvd
Suite 500
Houston, TX 77056

Professional Experience

Dennis Drake is a Vice President for CBRE Hotels and specializes in hospitality investment sales in the Central Texas region.

Dennis started his real estate career at Marcus and Millichap in 2012.  After several years of strong performance, he was invited to join CBRE in February of 2016. During Mr. Drake’s tenure, CBRE has become a hospitality market leader in Central Texas. Dennis and his partners have closed around $210,000,000 in hotel transactions over the last five years in Austin, San Antonio, and surrounding areas; closing almost one property a month in 2018 alone.    

Over the course of closing around 40 hotels in the last few years, Dennis has accumulated a wealth of experience in coordinating every aspect of a hotel transaction from negotiations to working with lenders and franchises to make the process as seamless as possible for clients.


Clients Represented
  • Preeminent Hotels
  • REM Hosptiality
  • Amin Development Corporation
  • Artesia
  • Prados US LLC
  • Baywood Hotels
  • Central Texas Lodging
  • Prime Lodging LLC
  • Golden Royal Hosptiality
  • Vue Hotels LLC

Significant Assignments

Partial Transaction List

  • Comfort Suites Austin NW Lakeline
  • Staybridge Suites Austin South
  • Best Western Copperas Cove
  • Best Western Plus San Antonio Medical Center
  • Quality Suites San Antonio
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Bastrop
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Hutto
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Temple
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites New Braunfels
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Livingston
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites Rosenberg
  • Ameirca's Best Value Inn Austin University
  • Comfort Inn & Suites Austin
  • Austin Suites Hotel
  • Best Western Marble Falls
  • Best Western Round Rock
  • Econo Lodge Austin
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Houston Energy Corridor - W Oaks
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Georgetown
  • Holiday Inn Express Suites Tomball
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Texas City
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites College Station
  • Sleep Inn Austin
Dennis Drake Vice President Americas
Capital Markets Hotels
Houston Galleria 2800 Post Oak Blvd
Suite 500
Houston, TX 77056