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Dennis Drake

First Vice President | Hotel Brokerage & Investment Sales

CBRE Hotels | Capital Markets | Investment Properties


Capital Markets


Dennis Drake First Vice President Americas
Capital Markets Hotels

Professional Experience

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. Mr. Drake has closed over $290,000,000 in hotel transactions, helping to make CBRE a market leader in Texas and surrounding states. 

Over the course of closing around 60 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. 

NBC Interview with Dennis Regarding Austin Market


  • Amin Development Corporation
  • Artesia
  • Baywood Hotels
  • Central Texas Lodging 
  • CorePoint Lodging Inc
  • Decorum Management Group
  • Golden Royal Hospitality
  • LandStar Hotels
  • Prados US LLC
  • Preeminent Hotels
  • Prime Lodging LLC
  • REM Hospitality
  • Shria Management 
  • Vue Hotels LLC

Significant Assignments

  • America’s Best Value Inn Austin University
  • Austin Suites Hotel
  • Best Western Copperas Cove
  • Best Western Marble Falls 
  • Best Western Plus San Antonio Medical Center
  • Best Western Round Rock
  • Candlewood Suites Austin North Cedar Park
  • Comfort Suites Austin NW Lakeline
  • Comfort Inn & Suites Austin
  • Econo Lodge Austin
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites San Antonio NE/Schertz
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Killeen
  • Hampton Inn San Antonio Stone Oak
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Schertz
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Bastrop
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Houston Energy Corridor – W Oaks
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Hutto
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Georgetown
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Temple
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tomball
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites New Braunfels
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Texas City
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Livingston
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Austin NW - Lakeway
  • Holiday Inn Express El Paso - Central
  • Holiday Inn  Express & Suites Cedar Park
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites College Station
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites Rosenberg
  • La Quinta Inn Austin University 
  • La Quinta Amarillo Mid-City
  • La Quinta Amarillo West Medical Center
  • La Quinta La Porte
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites Corpus Christi South
  • Quality Suites San Antonio
  • Quality Suites Austin South
  • Sleep Inn Austin
  • Staybridge Suites Austin South
  • TownePlace Suites by Marriott NASA/Clear Lake
  • TownePlace Suites Killeen
Dennis Drake First Vice President Americas
Capital Markets Hotels