Industry Update
Appointment25 November 2021

Chris Ely

Appointed Head of Hotel Asset Management, Asia
At CBRE in Singapore, Singapore

Chris Ely

Based in Singapore, Chris will lead CBRE's Hotel Asset Management and Operator Selection business within the Capital Markets team.

Chris has more than 20 years of experience as a hotelier and asset manager. He was most recently Vice President (Business Development and Asset Management) of Next Story Group (NSG), where he was responsible for developing and executing NSG's regional development plans.

He also oversaw the asset management of NSG's hotel portfolio which comprised assets across Australia and South East Asia including co-working spaces.

Prior to that, he held senior managerial positions at JLL, Outrigger Hotels & Resorts and the Jumeirah Group.

At CBRE, Chris' role will involve working with clients to unlock value from hotel and hospitality assets, enhance profitability and align stakeholders behind investment objectives.

Chris joins an expanding team of hotel industry veterans at CBRE and will be part of the firm's Asia Pacific Hotels & Hospitality leadership committee.

CBRE Hotels

CBRE Hotels is a specialized advisory group within CBRE providing brokerage, valuation, consulting, research and capital markets services to companies in the hotel sector. CBRE Hotels is comprised of over 375 dedicated hospitality professionals located in 60 offices across the globe.
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